A Truant Disposition

"I must be idle."

The End of a Busy Productive Year!

My end of year summations are typically about invisible things. Invisible, because though I’m very busy and working hard, what I do every day isn’t visible to the world at large until something is published. Books take time and all sorts of things can delay them. But this year saw the publication of a new […]

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The Christmas Cookie Conundrum

As I baked Christmas cookies I pondered why it is that it takes longer to clean up the Huge Mess than it does to create it. It seems like this would violate some law of physics. (The Law of Conservation of…what?) By the time the cookies were baked and the kitchen cleaned I’d come up […]

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Rainy day, proofreading. Dog curled up beside me. Big mug of hot chocolate at hand. Pot of hot tea later. 9:53 AM Herded the not-yet-muddy dogs back in from wet yard. It’s “ooky” outside. That’s “icky” with a muddy ooze. They’re glad to be housedogs. 5:01 PM

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Hot chocolate in vortex travel mug. R is “designated driver”, me a tweeting passenger. Twitter nibbles away at BlackBrry ebook reading time.

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Making another cup of hot chocolate, then back to proofreading. This is my day: chocolate, tea, words. All warm.

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I’ve made so much hot chocolate this week that I’ve run out of milk! Cocoa supplies still holding up, tho. 🙂 12:26 PM Feb 18th

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Very fumble-fingered this morning: making hot chocolate, I dropped the cap from the vanilla extract into the chocolate mixture.

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Time for the second cup of hot chocolate, then on to today’s projects. I’ve had a really great week. Highly creative/productive.

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