Well it’s been another crazy week with lots going on. Bear with me and I’ll show you a few pictures of some of it. We’re at that super busy time of year now, the garden’s coming in and the berries are ripe. I can’t keep up with the strawberries, so we started making jam and giving berries to the neighbors.
a couple of days ago I sweltered in the heat to get the insulation into the shed. Afterwards, feeling icky I cleaned myself up and decided I needed a treat. SO, blueberries in the fridge too long, blueberry grunt. 🙂 So, here’s the mixture going into the bowls. ( Yes, my bowl is the bigger one. )
You’re supposed to put whipped cream or heavy clotted cream on top, but all I had was ice cream. Sometimes you just gotta suffer through. 🙂
So, that was that. Next time I’ll have a new book cover to show you.
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So where did this past week go? I did get a bunch of writing done, but not as much as I wanted to. We’ve had some crazy weather, but I managed to get out with the dogs to play in the woods and fields a few times.
There was also the annual search for the woollies and shopping to replace what we couldn’t find or had grown out of. (sigh… gotta get more exercise) As soon as we dug out the winter clothes, laundered and installed them in the closet then put away the summer stuff, it warmed up and rained for two days. Argh
On the bright side we are back in the cool crisp sunny fall weather that I love so much. Hmmm, I’ll soon have to think about getting the snow tires installed.
Also on the bright side, The MacKendricks is selling well and I am truly thrilled with that.
To celebrate, we’re hoping to bring out a new sci-fi at the end of the month. I know, crazy, right? I swear I have a million stories in my head. My fingers just can’t keep up with the demand. J
I hit my goal for the week earlier than expected. You all know how it is, you get in the zone and it really flows. The result is the first draft is finished, had a fast then a more careful edit and now is in the hands of the editor. Life is good. I even managed to visit a few of your blogs. I want to do more of that in future.
So, next week it is back to the grind. Target=15,000 words on a new WIP.
Well, that’s all from me this week folks, drop me a line and let me know what you’re up to. I love to hear from you.
Well folks, here we are in October and I’m still poking through the cupboards, looking behind the door, and checking my pockets to see where I managed to lose September. Where did it go? I dunno. Ah well, on with the show.
We’ve had some beautiful weather recently, the cool crisp kind that I love. We were walking the dogs in the hills the others day, sun shining, wind blowing, white caps on the bay dancing merrily, and the gulls’ lonely calls. That’s when I did one of those time shifts we old folks do.
Suddenly I was ten years old again, walking the endless and empty beaches of my youth, the wind in my hair and the sun warm on my shoulders. I felt again the vastness of the universe and the timelessness of that single moment of true bliss, that purest joy in being alive. The care, worry, and stress disappeared and so did my arthritis, at least for a time.
The spell was broken by a Labrador who wanted to play stick, but I didn’t mind. I was just soul deep grateful to be alive to experience that moment. As I often say, “Life is good!”
Yes! I did it this time. I reached my goal of 15,000 words this week. Now to do it again. I also managed to check in on a few blogs and say hello. Not as many as I’d like, but I managed some.
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