Just like that, NaNo’s over: And now back to writing

Let’s talk about what I did in the month of November.  Namely: Watched an inordinate amount of Harry Potter and Doctor Who In celebration of The Toddler’s 2nd birthday, made a two layer chocolate cookie cake topped with approximately 13 tons of green buttercream frosting, because green is The Toddler’s favorite color and everything is […]

NaNoWriMo: A tougher choice than chocolate cake or cheesecake

It was probably this time last year that I firmly declared that no, under no circumstance was I going to participate in National Novel Writing Month.  “No time.”  I reported. Last week I firmly declared that no, under no circumstance am I going to participate in National Novel Writing Month this year.  “No time.”  I […]

Typing until my fingers bleed: a weekend of catching up on NaNo

As previously anticipated, I fell behind this week on my word count. What I did not anticipate was falling behind by like, 5,000 words. Maybe more. I’m not entirely sure, because once a few days passed and I realized just how far behind I was, I stopped keeping track. Also complicating things was the fact […]

Running amok in Gettysburg: What else would I be doing on a weekend?

Having said yesterday that I would not hike in clogs, I promptly began the day by hiking in clogs.  Take that, responsibility! We set out from Culp’s Hill at like, 9am.  It was 42 degrees out, but that’s okay, because The Hubs and I got engaged on Devil’s Den, the day after a blizzard, in […]