Thursday, July 28, 2011

Late to the Party again!

I didn't post yesterday because I was feeling overwhelmed. I start a new Job on Monday. I have to get the kids ready for school in three weeks and I'm taking not one but two classes. One of which is because I got a speeding ticket.

Looking around online when I'm procrastinating sometimes yeilds gems of wisdom and this is one of those gems: Surprising benefits of setting your sights lower (not to be confused with lowering your expectations)

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Friday, July 22, 2011

Photo Friday! The things you do when you can't get Adele tickets.

The girls cooling off after standing in line for half an hour at the Hard Rock.

So we ended up going to IKEA. Do you like the flying saucer lanterns?

I thought these chairs were interesting.

Alex had her own idea of luxury.

Kira decided we needed a library.

I pretended to be Martha Stewart.

and the kids transported the loot.
my evil friend ; ) who talked me into it all. Karrie.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Doing a little something for yourself!

Image: Michal Marcol /
This topic has come up a few times with my family. My aunts who have all been devoted to their families, surprise me at times when they suggest I take time for myself. These women have done everything possible for their immediate families as well as the family at large and have maintained their own distinct personalities.

Why? Because they took time for themselves. They took time out for their own interest. In the end it's all about balance and you can't balance any relationship or partnership if you're not you.  Just a friendly reminder do a little something for yourself, it'll help the world seem a little less crazy.

PS What's with google+

Friday, July 15, 2011

Photo Friday! More RWA pics!

Ok so this being on vacation is messing with my head. I forgot it was Friday and that my husband was at home and not a work.

Walking along across from Bryant Park.

The Eagle at the entrance to Grand Central Station.

And yes I made it to Rockefeller Plaza.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011


I'm on vacation. But the word that keeps buzzing through my head is change. I'm with my husbands grandmother. She has seen so many changes in the course of her life. An active woman who has had many trials but just as many good times. She is the picture of resilience.

I'm making a few changes in my life. None of them drastic. It's more about positioning myself for what I want to achieve. To that end I've finally written out my goals for this year and I'm changing jobs. This is about me not waiting for what I want in life to come to me, (not that I've been waiting, but I've been hiding somewhere safe while I plot my next move, so no more hiding.)

So What are you up to this week? What changes have you made? What changes have you seen others make? And How does that inspire you?

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Photo Friday! On a Sunday!

I have to apologize. I was busy getting a submission ready and completely overlooked my blog.  So is Photo Friday, on a Sunday.

 Just a few experiences from RWA Nationals more to come on next Friday

Passionate Ink had Burlesque performances.

At the FFnP Party I ran into a Faery named Latessa

and Catwoman, though I'm sure I know her as Jeffe.
I went as Lana Kane.

Back to the grindstone for me.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Good News!

I'm currently making sure the first thirty pages of a Sci-Fi romance/ Space Opera are polished to a high shine, before I send them off. So I had a good RWA which means I got request to see my work which means I'm totally hyperventilating and forcing myself to hit send. See you on Friday with Photo's from RWA and Fourth of July.