Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Earthcrosser Update

A lot of people ask me how the book is coming. My answer - coming along slow! It is now six weeks since I got the letter from the editor saying she'd read it again if I revised. I'm only half-way through the manuscript, and I'll want to go through it a full two times before I send it back. This time, I'm going to get it right. I have a feeling that this can be a really great book, and I'm willing to put in the work to get it there.

But right now my children are on track-break, and I'm settling in to my new calling as Primary President, and so I'm letting Earthcrosser move slow. A little bit every day. I'm still making progress. I'll get there.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

If I Wasn't a Writer...

If I quit writing I could take my son to the park for two hours every day.

One year until Kindergarten. Maybe I should take a break.

Monday, October 5, 2009

Doin' the Numbers

Today I learned that the tap water in my town has an average of 325 mg/l of calcium carbonate in the water. That means if I drink two liters of water every day, I'll get 60% of my recommended daily calcium intake! FROM THE WATER!

Mooooove over, Bessie!

Last night I got mad when I found out how much my husband's new health benefits package from his new job is going to cost us every month. Then I dug out all our dental bills from last year and tallied them up.


That health plan, well, they ain't gonna be making any money on us.