Baby in a Raincoat

Last Thursday, we hurried inside the church building, running a little late and more than a little in danger of getting wet from the rain that poured down. I love rain so much. Thunderstorms as wild and loud as a fireworks show… sheets of rain blowing sideways like unsteady toddlers… drizzles of rain too weak … More Baby in a Raincoat

Book Review: In 27 Days

“Hadley Jamison is shocked when she hears that her classmate, Archer Morales, has committed suicide. She didn’t know the quiet, reserved guy very well, but that doesn’t stop her from feeling there was something she could have done to help him. Hoping to find some sense of closure, Hadley attends Archer’s funeral. There, she is … More Book Review: In 27 Days

A Few Lovely Things

Welcome to Kate’s Curation of Lovely Things, the part of the show where Kate comes out and curates lovely things. Or in English, she shares with you some things she’s been loving lately. 😉 My fantastic nephews were over a lot last week, and we took them to the library to bring home approximately a … More A Few Lovely Things

More Words!

Words are happening!!! Last week I added 4k, give or take, new words to my current story. I’m a NaNoRebel, and there were some snacks. XD My disastrous christening was perfectly disastrous, and I surprised myself with some new details and character developments I wasn’t expecting. The dog in it is slowly morphing to have … More More Words!

My Shoes Have Bows

“I love your shoes.” “Thank you.” A little while later, “Where did you get them?” I answered as best I could, amazement and a little sense of wonder growing inside. This compliment came from E, a freckle-faced, wide-eyed four-year-old, one of 14-18 kids I get to hang out with as a childcare volunteer. She had … More My Shoes Have Bows

Plate Update: LEGO, Sherlock Holmes, and Autumn

October was weirdly half-autumn, half-summer, but it was a good month. 😉  Last month’s full plate included some cheesecake. 😀 Here’s an update on my full plate… Pleasure read: Beneath a Prairie Moon (four stars) Perception (four stars) How to Read a Book (picture book, three stars)  The Bookshop Girl (five stars) Beta-read (eeek!): Gingerbread … More Plate Update: LEGO, Sherlock Holmes, and Autumn