Category: Writing Life
Yesterday morning Spouseman gave me a cheery “You’re up early!” for getting my ass out of bed before 10 AM. For context, I usually wake up 7:30ish this time of year. I often go back to bed to snuggle for an hour or two, but I wake up within an hour of sunrise when I’m…
Barns & other distractions
Did I need to research dairy barn restoration and collect architectural drawings of historical barn types yesterday & today? TRICK QUESTION.
Recent research topics
By recent I mean “today.” This is a glimpse of what goes through my brain on a daily basis –> Identification of red foxes versus coyotes (foxes are not necessarily red but reliably have black legs and a bushy white-tipped L O N G tail held out from body, so what we saw trotting down…
Wrestling with Resting
It is Friday and I am taking A Rest Day. They’re hard. I love them, and I need them, but settling into Rest Mode is like dealing with new sheets or a new pair of shoes. Every single damned time I have to fuss with things and poke at them until they feel comfortable. I…