I'm famous! Sort of. Our local public television station airs a show called "You Gotta Have Art" that features the local artists who are teaching classes with the Adams County Arts Council. I was interviewed last week as one such local artist. I showed up for what I thought was a radio interview (read: no … Continue reading Fame!

Mile Marker 30

I turned 30 a few weeks ago, on Christmas Eve. I didn't think it would be a big deal. No big party. Not even just a dinner out with my husband or a few drinks with my girls. (Though drinks with my girls is currently difficult because most of my girls live in other cities. … Continue reading Mile Marker 30


Every year, I ambitiously sign up to participate in National Novel Writing Month, affectionately shortened into the impossible-to-pronounce-because-it's-not-a-real-word NaNoWriMo. And every year, I've written a grand total of 5,000 words. Tops. November is the busiest month of the year. Couldn't we have MarNoWriMo? Or even FebNoWriMo? Nothing happens in February. I could probably churn out … Continue reading NaNoWriMo