Monthly Archives: October 2010

Happy Bookiversary

A year ago today I decided to write my book.  I came up with the concept exactly two days before The National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) began.  I wrote my little heart out and ended up with 56,000 words in … Continue reading

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Three Days to NaNo

In three days the craziness of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) begins – when over 100,000 adults try their best to write 50,000 words in 30 days. This year I decided to challenge myself with a 75,000 word goal.  Now … Continue reading

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Linguine with Tomato, Asparagus and Lemon

In continuing our vegetarian meals, Rob and I tried this one and we both agreed it was exceptional.  This dish was surprisingly simple and yet possessed a number of complex flavors. The salad was also the perfect accompaniment.  It was … Continue reading

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Spinning Class

I took a spinning class the other day – the first I’ve had on my wheel – and to say I learned a lot would be an understatement. The first thing I learned… apparently I’ve been spinning my yarn backwards.  … Continue reading

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Polenta with Garlicy Greens and Sauteed Mushrooms

Last night was my first meal as a vegetarian.  It’s something I’ve been thinking about for a while – all but the absolute leanest meats seem to take their revenge on me for daring to consume them, so I’ve decided … Continue reading

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A (mostly) finished baby blanket

Oh, I do hope this baby is a girl, because this is definitely a girl’s blanket. It’s not blocked yet, but I have more than enough time.  This particular baby isn’t due until February sometime.  Plenty of time to make … Continue reading

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A blog-free week

Well, it’s been a week since my last blog.  I’m rather embarrassed by this.  I really meant to post every other day, I’ve just been so busy! I finally got my writing feet back under me.  I’ve been averaging about … Continue reading

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