I love Stephen King. Whether you know me or not, you'll quickly learn how much he's impacted me as a writer and a reader. I love his tireless ability to just keep going and I can only hope to one day feel a little of what that would feel like. But then he'd tell me … Continue reading The Stand Remake
I'm still not better. Last night I slept for ten hours, got up and went for a blood test, struggled to eat a single bagel then two hours after getting up I fell back asleep for four and a half hours! Plus I was shivering - even under two heavy quilts and three blankets. Gah! … Continue reading Just Keep Swimming
First things first, my last post was officially my 100th post! Woo hoo! I think I'm happy with it, or maybe I believed I'd posted more. Anyway, here's to another hundred. Monday was the recommencement of the Monday study sessions in town. My Italian class starts back next week, so I used this time to … Continue reading Another Day in the Library
It's never a birthday around here without a dose of drama chucked into the mix. Normally, I never really plan anything for my birthday other than going out for dinner, but this year, since it was a special level-up, I wanted to do something FUN - so I made my parents go bowling with me. Step back, … Continue reading My 30th Birthday
My course started on Saturday and I've managed to spend at least a couple of hours each day since to contribute to the forums and work on assignments. I've received really good feedback from a couple of other students on my first submission. I'm not good with criticism whether good or bad, and I struggle … Continue reading Back to the drawing board
Dealing with the work-life-chill balance.