Family time

Because we’re a homeschooling family, we get to hang out together and have family time on a regular basis. Even so, special family nights have evolved over the course of the years, out of a sense of want instead of…

Inspired words

In 2009, one of the multi-talented members of our writing group organized a program called, “Inspired Words.” The idea was to use a piece of art in a local museum as the inspiration for our monthly writing prompt. We were…

Thank you veterans

Thank you veterans. To all those who have served, and all those who currently serve. The back of this picture says, “Boat leave. September 1945”I miss you, Dad. Be sure to check out “8 Ways to Express Appreciation on Veterans…

Fall foliage fail

Oops, I did it again. Oh, and apologies for the ear worm. Every fall, I decide this will be the year I take tons of amazing foliage pictures, and two seconds later, all the trees are bare. I call it…

Something witchy

I realized this morning that my posts so far this month for NaBloPoMo have belied my blog’s tagline of, “G33k. Witch. Wordsmith.” I have the “Wordsmith” covered, but I should give some equal time to the other two, before they…

Prompt writing

I was poking around my computer files this morning, procrastinating cleaning things up a bit before catching up on some NaNo writing (my goal today is 4,000 words. *gulp*). I stumbled upon the very first prompt I sent out to…

Laundry Time

Back in those dark days of the not too distant past, the weekly need to do our laundry affected my whole day (and, to be honest, bled over to the days before and after as well). We’d been spoiled by…