Category Archives: gratitude

WHAT REALLY INSPIRES ME

A couple of scoops of Martha’s famous (and expensive) mac ‘n cheese, rouged with a sprinkle of cayenne pepper (yeah, baby!), and microwaved into a molten mini-lake of cheesy nirvana.  This is what keeps me going…cheese. That and having a … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES HISTORICAL REVISION IS A GOOD THING

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Okay.  So I wrote a very lengthy blog post about the “incident” that took the air out of my tires for a good week…and then I sat on it.  Although I think it makes for an interesting and dramatic read, … Continue reading

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MONDAY WORK DAY

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Three straight hours hunched over the laptop.  When the nice Starbucks man-child came around and offered me a free cupcake, I said, “Yes, please!”  I marauded the peanut butter cup chapeau before it occurred to me to take a picture, … Continue reading

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THE SECRET, NEVER-BEFORE-PHOTOGRAPHED CELEBRATORY RITUAL OF HOUSEHOLD DINOSAURS IN HONOR OF YOU

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Dudes, I’m tired…oh, so tired.  But it was totally worth it.  The Household Dinosaurs really know how to get down!  Once I forwarded our awesome, stupendous word count to the head shaman dinosaur (Tink Triceratops) — via smoke signal, of … Continue reading

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CAPTAIN’S LOG – WEEK 3…WE GOT OURSELVES A DINO PARTY!

Wow.  I barely have stats today.  I’m looking at my log going, what the heck happened to Tuesday through Thursday?  I know I worked those days…though, for the life of me, I can’t really recall those days.  And being that … Continue reading

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SATURDAY, WORK DAY

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This was the view of the clouds coming in at about 3:30 p.m. this afternoon in the High Desert.  I took this pic on my way to “the office.” An hour and a half later, it looked like this: You … Continue reading

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HOW THEY FIND ME

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Before Fat Cat shipped off to the Army last year, I used to spend a couple of hours each morning at the local Starbucks to write while he watched the baby.  Our Starbucks is barely a mile away, but it … Continue reading

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BLOG OVERHAUL, DAY 7: AND NOW WE REST (AND WATCH EPISODES OF “LOST”)

So now we come to the end of the Blog Overhaul, and I must admit, pink am I tickled.  I originally decided to write about overhauling my blog as a way to share the process with other Gonnabe Writers who … Continue reading

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IN WHICH WE DECLARE A WINNER AND TIARAS ARE PASSED OUT LIKE CANDY

All right.  I gotta call it.  We’re at 72 votes.  That’s awesome!  Holy crap!  That’s 72 Nutter Butters I gotta eat.  I have obviously not given this thing enough thought.  I wonder if I can distract everyone by — squirrel! … Continue reading

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PAGEANT OF THE BLOG HEADERS ~ VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE!

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Ladies and Jellybeans…beans…beans…! Please give a warm welcome to our eight contestants.  They’ve come from all over the country (not really) to strut their stuff and show you, the judges, that they’ve got what it takes to be the Next … Continue reading

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