Ramblings and Ruminations

April in a Nutshell

    ALLISON.   HAS.   RETURNED.   TO.   YOUR.   MIDST.   *BOWS*     AHHHH, I MISSED YOU GUYS!  *BEAMS* *DISTRIBUTES HUGS AND CUDDLES*  HOW HAVE YOU BEEN?     And I missed my blog!  *pats blog tenderly*  It’s good to be back, gang!  April nearly did me in at a couple of points, but HERE I…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

April Hiatus

Yup, you read that correctly.   I am going to go tearing off into the Blue like some flibbertigibbet Took and I’M NOT TAKING MY BLOG WITH ME.     I KNOW YOU CAN’T HELP CRYING, BUT PLEASE DON’T.  I can’t stand to see a person cry. Let’s just assume you’re crying.     I’ll be back, I promise!  Between…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Writing

HOW TO SURVIVE CAMP NANO

      Well, almost!  The beautiful month of April is arriving soon, and with it comes the first Camp Nano of the year!  And I am participating!     I love Camp Nano!  Instead of the frigid, light-deprived November month of NaNoWrimo, we get to write like mad while Spring is blooming outside our window and inside our hearts. …

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized

July In A Nutshell

Why, hello there.     First of all, can I lodge an official protest that OVER HALF OF 2018 IS OVER AND I FEEL LIKE THE SUMMER JUST STARTED. #help     Ahem.  But I digress.  This is the monthly wrap up post where I reflect on what happened in the previous month and what I accomplished.  I got quite…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized, Writing

October In A Nutshell – Letting Go Of Old Dreams For New Ones

Once again, I had another rather ‘unproductive’ month.  I mostly played catch up.  But a few key events happened. Tweaked my blog design a smidge.   Went to our libraries massive bi-annual book sale. And yes, I got gobs and gobs of beautiful books. And behold –  the book haul! Three classics – I’m especially pleased with lovely editions of…

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized

July In A Nutshell

July.  You’re a sneaky one, oh you merciless July – you missed me by a hair – but close only counts in horse shoes and hand grenades.  I survived. Though I must admit I’m feeling the affects. July turned out to be one of the busiest, most disruptive months of the year with big changes at work and our home. …

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Ramblings and Ruminations, Uncategorized, Writing

How I Survived NaNoWriMo

       NaNoWriMo is officially over and I clocked in at approximately 74,000 words!  I’m feeling prêt-ty good right now!      I’m also very, very, VERY tired. Anyway, the entire experience was a blast.  It’s funny that I can say that now because when I first signed up for it, I was convinced I was going to die.  I thought…

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