Tag Archives: family
Out of four children, I’m the second oldest (and at 5’11” the SHORTEST!) My brother, Jim, is 16 months older than me, my brother, Ty, is 3.5 years younger, and my sister, Misty, is 5 years younger.
Our parents encouraged us to follow our dreams, to create, to imagine. We lived in a household where movies were adored and discussed and dissected. A household where books were consumed with equal passion. Continue reading
I love our home. It’s a compact house on a rather busy residential street in small town Kentucky. We had to convert a bedroom to create a dining room, and I have to share that dining room for my office, but I love our home. The backyard is big enough to hold the dog, the kids, and a relatively large garden. We utilize every single room inside, and have a huge basement that holds way too much storage (I am so enamored of the simplicity & less is more mindset and am making the basement my goal for the year.) Continue reading
Whatever part of my brain I access when I’m writing fiction, I cannot access when my kids are awake and present. I’m interrupted far too many times (in the course of these three paragraphs, I’ve had a discussion about “brain freeze” and “Ninjago Spinjitzu”). The noise of the television or computer totally distracts me. I’m constantly listening for a crash or bickering or something else that will require my attention. Continue reading
Day 15: A moment you’ve felt satisfied with your life
I’ve had this open all day and couldn’t really come up with an answer. Continue reading