2 novels, no waiting….

Doing NaNoWriMo and trying to write the zombie romantic comedy has been a slow-going slog. Probably because this story should really be a screenplay. But also because every time I think of writing it, i get sidetracked by this other novel that I’ve been working on for about 2 years. So, here’s an excerpt from […]

Science in America: The McDonald Observatory

John and I both enjoy observing nature in various ways. John is a hiker and backpacker, and he’s most at home among redwood trees. I enjoy looking at stuff– creepy crawlies in the desert, deer wandering past our campsite, the thousand ways a prickly pear cactus can grow, the stars circling above us. We’re also […]

NaNo Progress

I haven’t made a whole lot of progress with my NaNoWriMo novel. All the past week, I’ve been, well, blowing it off. Knitting and spinning and hiking instead, I suppose. So, today I got back on the wagon and wrote over 4000 words, nearly doubling my total word count. Whew! And I laid the groundwork […]