NaNoWriMo and GO!

I’ve been debating whether I would participate in NaNoWriMo this year or not. For those not familiar, it stands for National Novel Writing Month. The idea is to write an entire 50,000-word novel in one month, 1667 words per day. I’ve participated for the last two years and have not been successful. However, I lovedContinue reading “NaNoWriMo and GO!”

Pumpkin Patch Fun!

I’ve failed to keep up with my fall uploads here, so let’s do a fun Pumpkin Patch Photo Dump! Just a pumpkin lovin’ selfie! Above is my granddaughter playing around. Below are my boys having some fun with the apple cannons. My youngest boy trying to pick the perfect pumpkin… And next up…some fun onContinue reading “Pumpkin Patch Fun!”

Back To School

Well, well, well, it’s back to school time y’all! This year we have three kids going to three different schools, so morning dropoffs take quite a bit of time. Now that the kiddos are back in school every day, it’s time to get some serious writing done! I am currently working on editing The CovidContinue reading “Back To School”

Some Days Are Worth The Trouble

I’m slowly learning to come to terms with my life and all of the chaos in it. My work schedule this week is crazy, and it’s making for a difficult sleep schedule where I have to grab a few hours here and a few hours there. It’s draining, but it’s temporary. Today, I found aContinue reading “Some Days Are Worth The Trouble”

A Little Ray of Sunshine

In my last post, I promised to update you all on the happiness that brightened our little sad world over the last month. On September 29, my fourth grandchild, a beautiful little girl, was born to my oldest daughter. After the devastating loss of Donovan, her successful birth was a joyous occasion for the family.Continue reading “A Little Ray of Sunshine”

Donovan Alexander Niman

On September 25, 2021 my third grandchild, Donovan Alexander Niman, was silently born. He was announced stillborn. On October 6, 2021 we held his funeral. It’s been a devastating and heartbreaking couple of weeks for the family, with quite a bit of beauty and happiness shining through. (More on that next time.) Today, I wantContinue reading “Donovan Alexander Niman”

Our faces of Autism

Being a guardian and primary caretaker of a toddler with autism is hard. No matter what anyone says or does, it is hard. Some days are really easy. Some days are hard. And some days are impossible. I love this little girl. She is absolutely amazing! Sometimes she is dramatic… …Sometimes she is happy… …SometimeContinue reading “Our faces of Autism”