Monthly Archives: June 2013

Words by the Lake

Once again I made my annual trek to Villa Maria for a writing weekend.  This time the event was unscripted, a quiet time for authors to write away from their families, friends, and every day obligations.  Sure, there were great … Continue reading

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Life As A Summer Curriculum

My daughter has officially graduated from Kindergarten.  Finally she can read, write, and do basic math!!  Such a powerful, proud moment for both the writer and the engineer in me.  Yet I barely had a moment to revel in her … Continue reading

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My Cozy Reading Nook

Once again the home-improvement avalanche hit right on schedule.  Road crews have littered highways with orange drums.  Contractors have all hands on deck to take advantage of the warm weather for home and building construction.  Naturally I felt the itch … Continue reading

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The Happiest Place On Earth

This week I’m blogging from the happiest place on earth: Walt Disney World.  Yet during my first day on site I’ve encountered more tears and tantrums than I’ve experienced at any other kid-friendly destination.  Yes, my daughter included (though in … Continue reading

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