what i’ve learned from calling myself a WRITER this year

This month, I’m clumsily attempting another go at NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month. The goal is 50,000 new words in November. But in just seven days, I’ve already become quite privy to the fact that it’s not easy to write over 1,600 words in a day – and it’s even more difficult to sit…

Read More

what i learned from nanowrimo.

This year, I thought it would be fun to participate in something known as NaNoWriMo. What, you say? WTF is a NaNoWriMo? Well, National Novel Writing Month quite aptly takes place in November. (Writers LOVE a good play on words.) It’s a personal challenge to complete a novel in a month – or at least…

Read More

you can move trains if you want to

This past weekend, we got away from the farm (and my 9-5 reality) for five whole days, making trips to my hometown in Ohio and surprising Webb’s sister for her birthday in Chicago. It was an interesting mix from Slow Easy Chill to Get Up & Go, and we had a great time. Still, it…

Read More