It has been a LONG time since my last blog, but there’s a “Writer’s Moon” out tonight and that call can’t be ignored. A lot of life has happened along the way. Wrapping up the editing of “Angels”, the sequel to “The Metal Within.” A divorce. A new marriage. Blending families and beginning jobs, selling a house, a move, plenty of other stuff along the way. And building “Cabin 2.0.”I wrote most of my first book in a powered outbuilding…..
There’s an old joke that goes something like this: “Question: When are the three times baseball is mentioned in the book of Genesis? Answer: 1: Chapters 1 – 3 tell about what happened in the Big Inning, chapter 22 tells about how Abraham made a sacrifice, and chapter says Rebekah 24 went to the well with a pitcher.” Insert laughter. Take bow. Close curtain. They used to call baseball America’s favorite sport when I was growing up, but full disclaimer,…..
So, what comes after the breaking point? I know – most of us try desperately to avoid the breaking point in the first place! But sometimes, despite our best efforts, we hit it. The prolonged illness, the financial struggles, the threat of looming divorce. Despite your planning, your coaxing, your exhaustive efforts, you hit a wall that you can’t go under, you can’t climb over, you can’t get around, and even though you’ve thrown yourself at it again and again,…..
Greetings! I come to you with a (long!!!) overdue update. Where have I been? Well, life offered me a sabbatical from writing by plunging me into a fairly wild ride that involved both losses and gains that resulted into a whiplash of emotions which I will simply describe as chaotic – I won’t fill in the details, but grief, joy, despair, elation, intense busy-ness, procrastination, and who knows what else came into a three-year ball of swirl that ice cream…..