Dog Days

August snuck up on me, in spite of having "Monthly update" on my to-do list for the last week. :/ What am I working on? Suicide Run. I need to get this baby rolling along. It's ... complicated. I'm struggling to find the focus and motivation I need to push through this mushy middle part and get the story a little more meat. Some days (weeks) are like that. I still haven't finalized the edits for South Coast so the paperback is languishing here on my desk, giving me accusing looks and … [Read more...]

Hot Times

It's been in the upper 90s and we'll be seeing our first three-digit day here soon, I suspect. Lots of things happened this month, but new words weren't in there. Mostly the month was consumed with my coming to grips with the new facts of life. There's been a lot of good news. I graduated from the diabetes education program. My glucose numbers are slowly coming down. I've lost 20 pounds. I've just completed my 152nd day in a row of meditation exercise and feel like I'm doing better because of … [Read more...]