August and September 2019 Update

August and September were strange and stressful months. The library where I work has been in the process of moving into a new building since well before I started there. The summer had been an odd experience of working in … Continued

July 2019 Update

After our busy June which included a visit from Holly’s dad and our wonderful trip to Carmel, we had a rather quiet July. The shock of returning home after vacation took a while to wear off (and I’m not sure … Continued

Mid-2019 Update

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It’s hard to believe that 2019 is half over. I had intended to post monthly updates but have fallen short of that goal. I hope this mid-year review will help kickstart better habits. 2018 was a rough year due to … Continued

April 2019 Update

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April was a bit of a busy month. One weekend, an old friend, who I’ve known since grade school, was in town, and we got to spend some time together. He had seen my posts on Instagram of pictures I … Continued

March 2019 Update

I mentioned in my 2018 Year in Review post that I would like to resume doing monthly updates as I had been doing with my old site. But here it is April, and I have yet to do so. I … Continued

Modest Writing Success

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Several years ago, I wrote a post on my personal blog, Being and Formulating, about my “Modest Success” as a writer. It’s interesting looking back at that post and seeing what writing progress I have made since. At that time, … Continued