winter


back of NH small
Yup, I’m working on a deadline and I’m really aware that it’s fast approaching. (Seriously, is there some dial that gives editors the ability to make clocks work faster? Because I need it cranked to ultra-slow.) So while I’m hiding away in my cave (wondering why I am not renting […]

Busy writing, so here are pretty pictures


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Yay, I get to blog because I finished editing two chapters of Private Property today. Those goals I set are working, thanks to Margie Lawson’s Defeat Self-Defeating Behaviors. (I highly recommend it!) (People in the Rockies – or Buffalo – who normally get dumped on a lot worse should feel […]

Snow snow and more snow


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As are most Canadians this year (and probably a lot from the northern US as well), I am sick to death of snow. We seem to have had a standard pattern of a day of snow, a day of recovery, a day of melting, then the whole thing repeats itself. […]

Will winter NEVER end?



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… of mice and men often go astray. All right, I admit it, I paraphrased the quote. Robert Burns actually wrote: The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men Gang aft a-gley, An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain For promis’d joy. But who the heck says ‘gang aft […]

Best Laid Plans …


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Update on the Mid Winter Kick in the Pants Challenge: My weekly goal was 4,000 words, and I hit over 6,000 words. Woohoo. I’m going to see if I can increase it this week even though I know I’m definitely not going to be able to write on Tuesday. And […]

Now THAT’s snow …


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It’s been freezing here the last few days. And I mean REALLY COLD! This morning it was minus 20 Celsius with a windchill of minus 29. For those who think in Fahrenheit we’re talking -4 and -20 Fahrenheit respectively. Or as Guitar Hero said when he came home from work […]

Feed the Birds … and other habits of nature



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I did another 2300 words today…WooHoo. Especially since I got a total of maybe 2 hours sleep last night. Used that handy-dandy little voice recorder and left tons of notes for myself. I’m really pleased with how the story is going. It’s much stronger. I’ve also spent a bit of […]

Nano Update