Category Archives: Crazy Me

What Pictures Cannot Show

There are many things a picture cannot show. It cannot show a taste, a sound, a smell, or a physical sensation. It also cannot show just how vividly purple the violets are against the wet grass and the grey weather, … Continue reading

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Music for Writing

Listening to Into the Trees by Zoe Keating. Good music to listen to while writing, or anytime

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Headphones

I haven’t done much writing for my rhyme project or my novel lately. I have done a lot of journaling, though, which is good. Even better, I have programmed myself to start writing when I put my headphones on. So … Continue reading

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Good News and Bad News

The good news is that if I force myself to sit at my desk, where I won’t be able to stop myself from bingeing on social media, eventually I will become so disgusted with myself that I’ll do some writing. … Continue reading

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More Books

Mail Delivery! Yes, more books came today in the mail today, but I feel justified in having bought these. I have been needing a replacement set of Narnia books for a long time. Now that my kids are old enough … Continue reading

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Pretty Books

Me: I have too many books. I’m not going to order any more of them. No more books will be arriving in the mail. Mail Delivery! Also Me: OK, so I’m a sucker for pretty books.

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Paper Worms

From my 2017 journal: I very much know how little “very” contributes to my writing, and yet I want to keep it, just like I want to keep every magazine and newspaper, and every piece of children’s homework, and all … Continue reading

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Life Lesson

Never put a marshmallow in your pocket.

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Mice Suck

Which is more upsetting? That I ended up with mouse poop in my hand today. That it took me a while to realize that I had a handful of mouse poop. That after realizing I had a handful of mouse … Continue reading

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Parlez-vous francais?

My friend recently told me that she has been studying French, a language which we both learned in high school. That made me wonder how much of the language I still retain. It didn’t take me long to realize that … Continue reading

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