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Return

I'm back! We have internet again and things are slightly less crazy. I love living in Kent/Seattle. Everyone has been so wonderful here, and I really love the location. Both physically and mentally, I feel healthier than I have in a really long time. I'm still getting back into the swing of blogging. After more… Continue reading Return

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Thinking Ahead

The past few months have been difficult. I'm currently working with 2 different doctors to try to solve my personal energy crisis. Some days, I can do all the things. Some days, I sleep for 13 hours and spend my waking time wishing for a nap. Needless to say, this has had a drastic impact… Continue reading Thinking Ahead

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What’s Old is Now New Again

Warning: This post is about to get political. I spent the 4th of July watching WWII movies. The world had become a terrifying place. In the last two years we have seen so many awful changes in the US. There's more violence. People struggle to meet ends meet as industries not supported by the current… Continue reading What’s Old is Now New Again

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General Life Update

Back in August, I shared about a difficult situation Ash and I were going through. If you've followed my twitter feed at all, then you might know that things got incredibly bad there for a while. We thought we were going to lose our apartment, and our only hope was relying on a rather unhealthy… Continue reading General Life Update

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October 2017 wrap up

Send out at least 1 query every week I sent out over a dozen queries this month, which makes up for the ones I didn't send in July. Release The Spider’s Web on Amazon Reduce the yarn stash by 50% I'm starting to think this goal is pointless. I'm still knitting. I haven't been buying… Continue reading October 2017 wrap up

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The Worst Kind of Busy

I'm starting to come to terms with the fact that I need to slow down. At least a little. At least temporarily. The last two and a half months have been rough. Between deadlines and social/family obligations, I'm getting burnt out. I knew July and part of August would be bad. I was not expecting… Continue reading The Worst Kind of Busy

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The Best Kind of Busy

The last two weeks or so have been insanely busy. I'm not complaining, though. This is the kind of busy I like. Village season is in full swing. I made a new skirt for House Divided, our big Civil War reenactment (pictures...eventually. I have some really bad ones right now, but I'd like to get… Continue reading The Best Kind of Busy

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Thanks, Ohio.

I'm really glad the weather has turned. Really. Being able to see the sun and go out without a sweater is wonderful. My flip flops were feeling neglected, and I've got my eye on a new pair of ballet flats. I can wear skirts to the office without freezing from the waist down, even with… Continue reading Thanks, Ohio.

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GIVEAWAY! Also, chatter.

I'm back! We have officially moved into our new place. I'm still trying to find where I put everything (including my sanity), but we are moved, the cats are fine, and we made it to Cinici. Moving was...let's just say hell. Our truck got overbooked and had to be back 5 hours early. Then the… Continue reading GIVEAWAY! Also, chatter.

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Goal Update: February 2017

Send out at least 1 query every week Done! Release The Spider’s Web on Amazon (once rights have been returned) Done! Available in paperback and ebook.We're still working on the release of the short story collection. That will be available some time in March. Reduce the yarn stash by 50% So far this year, I've… Continue reading Goal Update: February 2017