The Whirlwind Continues


whirlwindJust when I think the world will slow down and life is getting normal, things so bluey again.  Hmm, maybe that is the new normal.

I found someone to review my imaginative ramblings!  A wonderful lady from a publishing company in Minnesota ( is going to read my story about the killer germ that wipes out all but nine women on the planet.  She’ll let me know if its worth considering.  I’m keeping my fingers crossed!

Yesterday morning I walked to the post office to drop off some mail and I forgot to grab some carrots before I left.  The horses between me and the post office have gotten accustomed to me giving them a treat whenever I walk by.  It’s amazing how loud horses can be when they want to be noticed!  Good grief.  Note to self:  Don’t forget the horse treats next time I go walking.

Today I have to drive into Albuquerque.  It’s gonna be in the 80s, and for once, no wind!  We’ve had such strong winds in the last month that we had to put rocks in the pockets of all children and skinny women.  (Notice I didn’t count myself in that tally.)

Okay.  No more procrastinating (**deep breath**).  I am now getting motivated, I am now getting motivated, I am now……..

Motion mantra over — I’m off to hit the highway.

Mission Accomplished


Ranch HouseHere’s the picture of the little bunk house I moved into.  It’s a cozy little place.  Perfect “between” place for me and my cat.  But more on this later.

Last night I finally finished writing my first fiction novel.  In the past I’ve only written textbooks, a few of which I’m still working on, so this was fun.  It’s about nine women.  A killer germ wipes out all but these nine women.  It was fun to speculate what the world would do without any women and how these diverse women end up affecting the world.  My challenge now is finding a book agent.  I hate to think I’ll have a job left sitting and uncompleted.  It’s not the great American novel, but it is a fun read.

Tonight I will work at getting some crochet appliques done.  I do a lot of crochet and a woman from a craft show ordered some applique leaves and flowers.  She uses the appliques to decorate the clothing and accessories she makes for craft shows.  It will only provide about $25, but I love to see how she uses them and the money sure does help.