Time — it’s not what you think!

Today I’m blogging on my teaching portfolio website. Please check it out and let me know what you think! I have some happy news to share there.¬† Yes, I have a life outside of writing. Believe it or not. I’d like to think it makes me a better writer. Mostly, though, I think it makes me tired. That one time when I had an actual whole week to do nothing but write, I found it grueling. It was just plain hard. But I did enjoy it.¬†Parkinson’s Law is true — work expands to fill the time available for its completion. And speaking of time, did you know that it’s a physical property? I’m fascinated with this concept. Here’s a video that explains it better than I can. What’s your favorite way to spend time? Please tweet: Past, present and future: a stubborn...

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To my dear readers

Dearest Most Darling Reader, My website hosting is weird. Half the time it doesn’t let me in to blog. In its eagerness to protect me from hackers it even blocks ME! And the server people don’t work on weekends (when I have more time to blog) so by the time I’m allowed back in to work, my inspiration has flown to the land of missing socks. That is part of the reason why I haven’t had a post recently. The other reason is that my husband, Mr. Himself, is in the Philippines doing missions work and I have total care of mother Ellen while he’s away (she lives with us). I spent most of the day yesterday in the ER with her. I also have total care of my twins with autism and another son with bipolar. I live the life of a circus mom. Seriously. I also have four dogs and two cats. The fact that I’m still walking in an upright position without severe twitching is a miraculous thing. Mother Ellen is home now, doing well, and Mr. Himself comes home in a few more days. But, of course, the interruptions won’t cease. Along comes the holidays. Not to mention I am doing 60 hours of observation at the local school for part of my degree requirements. (I’m getting a degree in Special Education.) Does life ever slow down? No. I don’t think it does. Leave me a comment and let me know how chaotic your life is right now so I don’t feel alone! And if you could click on the little twitter bird over at the left and help me spread the word, I’d be most appreciative. Love,...

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