Month: January 2009

First steps are an amazing thing to watch. Today, Bronwen was leaning on a box of Owen’s legos. She was sorta standing by herself and giving little bounces. I clapped with her. She smiled. And then she stood by herself. Something in her eyes… Continue Reading “”

Revision…it’s the pits

Last night was Ali’s big thesis critique, and judging from her blog I think she thinks it didn’t go so well. So I think that maybe I didn’t get something across that I meant to. She put a lot of work into those revisions–the… Continue Reading “Revision…it’s the pits”

I believe goals should be fluid. They should ebb and flow according to your abilities but not necessarily your mood. That being said, I am revising my goals for 2009 as the first month proved to be a pain–in the heart and in the… Continue Reading “”

How’d You Like to be That Speech Writer?

The inauguration is today. I have to say that I have never been under the pressure to write something as monumental as an inauguration speech. Think about it. We quote Washington–and both of Lincoln’s. Kennedy is quoted left and right as well. This is… Continue Reading “How’d You Like to be That Speech Writer?”

I believe I’m making an understatement when I say that the news from the economic front hasn’t been looking good. Everyday I hear about another place shutting down, I watch the applications come into my work by the hundreds from people who have been… Continue Reading “”

Of all people, my brother informs me that my blog is talking too much about my reading habits and not my writing habits. I am writing too. Just not an incredible amount. I’ve already forgiven myself for the NaNo goal that I will be… Continue Reading “”

I’m glad Christopher Moore is coming out with a new book soon. Between The Count of Monte Cristo and the book I just finished reading, The Reader by Bernhard Schlink, my reading list is looking to be a tad on the depressing side. Not… Continue Reading “”

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