Archive for May 2009

My Many Moves

Several of you have asked why all the moves, so I figured I’d quickly explain our crazy year. 🙂 Move 1 (Late August ’08)We knew we would be moving from Ohio in December, and given the slow market we decided to put our condo up for sale early. Well, it sold in two weeks. So…

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A Post in Three Parts

I: What’s up with starting sentences with the word “But” ??? I’m in love with But. But seriously, I have a problem. But, what makes it worse is my incorrect insertion of commas right after. But, I am very grateful for the search function on Word. II: You may wonder where I have been lately.…

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Photoshop Friday

Today, I would like to elaborate on an analogy that has been forming in my mind. I call it: THE CASTLE Imagine a large castle with vast grounds, surrounded by a large stone wall. Here, let me give you a visual:That shining castle of beauty and joy and laughter and magnificence is called is called…

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Hijacked!

My brain has been hijacked. By a new book idea. It’s bizarre. I’ve actually never felt anything like it. I literally cannot focus on my edits. I want to focus. I need to focus. I know exactly what I need to do, but I just can’t write a single word. Instead, I find myself researching…

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It’s going to be a long summer

I know what you are thinking right now. Tears in your eyes, bottom lip quivering, you are wondering why I haven’t posted a Photoshop Friday today. Well my friends, as I’ve alluded to before, this summer is one of MANY complications. I’m basically stressed out of my mind with it all, but never you fear,…

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Photoshop Friday

This weeks episode focuses on a very serious issue, one that has to be taken very seriously. I’ve titled it: “Hello, my name is Renee, and I’m a COMMAHOLIC.” It’s true. I have an addiction to the comma. Now, it may look innocent, but I assure you, turn your back for one minute, and it…

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Hope you’re not tired of posts about editing . . .

Because I am nowhere near the end. In fact, for you’re viewing enjoyment, I’ve even added a handy tally on the side bar. 🙂 Anyway, remember this post, where I mentioned the importance of a great ending? Yeah . . . looks like it’s back to the drawing board. Kidding aside, I actually feel that…

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For Jared

Sometimes, when we become too fixated on one thing, life has a way of putting us back into focus. This week, my brother starts chemotherapy. It’s a sobering thought, but we’re all feeling very positive and hopeful for him. He’s strong, an inspiration to me. I’m thinking of him today.

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Photoshop Friday

This week, I present a shamless rip off of Lolcats. 🙂 But, it’s even cuter! It’s Lolkids! And, I’ve made them all writing related n’ stuff. Today, these adorable little ones are going to illustrate some truths I’ve been ruminating on as I enjoy my break. And what’s that? The Importance of Taking a Break…

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