There are things that happen the moment you turn forty. Now, I have no idea what happens to you when you turn 40 and have kids... I don't have kids. I imagine something horrific like feeling old or something. What a 20 year old thinks 40 looks like by the way But things happen just… Continue reading What happens the second you turn forty
I have a lot of goals. Small ones. Massive overpowering world domination ones. So here are some of my goals. I am sure some of them you could add to your list because they are awesome goals to have. Live long enough to have a robot servant but not long enough for when they take… Continue reading Blogtober: Life goals
Today is Canadian Thanksgiving. I actually had it yesterday at my house for the very first time and it was wonderful. I am still full. I ate two pieces of pie. I gained 20 pounds. It was a team effort from my mom, my spouse, and small wee things by me (So I don't implode… Continue reading Blogtober: Things I am thankful for
We all have to have goals. So what are yours for next month or so? So many goals. So much stuff to do. How will we get it all done? Grit and determination, my friends. Here are my goals for next month: Get out of bed every day World domination Finish editing my book… Continue reading What are your goals for next month?
You're so awesome; are you sure you're not a fictional character? This is the most common question I get asked. I know, I exude awesomeness. And it seems like that sort of awesomeness couldn't exist in the real world. But it does. Okay, maybe people never point out my awesomeness or speculate on my realness.… Continue reading Are you sure you’re not a fictional character?
An unintentional social media break for me from 1:36 pm to 6pm the next day. I called my provider to upgrade my system and they 'accidentally' turned off the wifi until I could get the technician who was upgrading me in today at 6pm to fix it. No internet. No TV. Not even on my… Continue reading Social media break
I'm a writer. And I have some confessions. I only write at night because I have pervasive insomnia. I think caffeine is a food group and it gives me pervasive insomnia. I have a fear of failure. I also have a fear of success. Apparently every time I spell 'Accidentally' I spell it wrong. Except… Continue reading Writer confessions
There are many valid reasons for becoming a writer. The fame The glory The big bucks And all three of those are lies. All of them don't involve money. I feel like starving helps with my art. Here are some reasons I am a writer: The stories in my head will slowly drive me mad… Continue reading Why I write
I have added a Patreon profile to my account for anyone who wants to help support my blogging and writing. If you become a Patron it does come with perks. There are the ones I am offering at the moment: I thought for some time on this. What sort of perks can a writer offer?… Continue reading Be a Patron
I'm not what you call an organized person. I forget plans. I forget what day it is. If I don't write an appointment on the calendar I forget it exists. My desk is always a mess. I literally have a stack of books 'to read' in every room of the house. But there are a few… Continue reading How I stay organized
I like being an introvert. I like being considerate of my words and being introspective. I love the introverted hobbies I have; writing, blogging, and reading. I can completely entertain myself for long periods of time. I can be alone but not lonely. I prefer small groups of people to hang with and that is… Continue reading Ways you know I’m an introvert
My Writing Habits I am a pantser when it comes to writing. That is a pretty set in stone writing habit for me. I am not an organized person. I have my general plotline, my world, and my character and then it is all flying by the seat of my pants. It is how I roll. And… Continue reading My writing habits
Yes I am quitting smoking because: My asthma rather doesn't like it Because I can't afford this habit Because COPD is in my family history Because I have no money. And this is turning into an expensive habit Also because I am broke All very valid reasons. I had adult onset asthma, so I didn't… Continue reading I quit smoking!
It is National Pet Day! Woot! I have three cats myself, which is plenty trouble right there. We are outnumbered by our cats. That is never a good sign. They are my writing pals. And my reading pals. And snuggle bugs. My cat writing pals: Charlie He is about 8. Slightly obese. You have to fight for… Continue reading My writing pals
You know I have seen some really dickish memes lately from people on Facebook and it brings out a really frustrated part of me. But I don't like being a dick online. At night when I am in a mood I reply and then I think... don't be such a dick. Then more often than… Continue reading Some things you should know about me
I have been sick since the middle of November and certainly still am on January 1st. I am chronically ill, but this is New symptoms. New chronically ill fun. And it has made it difficult to write lately. You see I have been getting vertigo, disequilibrium, dizziness and lightheaded. And it is very disorientating but… Continue reading New year, new me? Not even close
Time with my family. It is hard for us all to get together and I have yet to see all my brothers yet, but from one side of them family it was great to see everyone. Chatting. Eating. Just spending time together. Giving gifts. I can't say I am the best gift giver there is,… Continue reading Things I loved getting this year
Went on a little holiday in Banff along with about a 1000 other tourists since the park passes are free for Canada's 150. So it was busy indeed. Nevertheless we enjoyed ourselves. Usually when we travel Alberta we hit Jasper. So Banff was new to us. Still have a preference for Jasper though. We… Continue reading Vacation: Banff
I went to a small music festival held locally, or near by anyway. Called the Pigeon Lake Music festival. The image is of Chilliwack. I quite enjoyed their portion of the event. Maybe because I knew all their songs. Not exactly old enough to have been around for them, but they clearly have been played… Continue reading Music festival
Meet Charlie. A 7 year old, short-haired domestic Tabby cat. Also goes by Chuckles and Chunky Monkey. Things he likes to do: Wake you up at 4 AM. Plan world domination. Angry revenge pee on things you love. Snuggle into your neck so you are never angry at him. Eat. A lot. Like a lot,… Continue reading Chunky Monkey