Monthly Archives: November 2012

As November winds down

ShareTweet I am thankful that someone won the lottery last night. I don’t think I could’ve handled a nearly $1 billlion jackpot and the discussions that would lead up to everyone I know losing again. NaNoWriMo is ending tomorrow, and … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on Frankenstein

ShareTweet One more post about this book, and then I’m done – by which I mean I’ve finished reading it and will be moving onto other books. Maybe I’ll even write more blog posts about them. There are worse ways … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

ShareTweet Matt’s visiting with his sister and doesn’t have internet access. I just got home from my in-laws’ house in Eau Claire. Feeding William most of the traditional Thanksgiving foods was a lot of fun. I think the only one … Continue reading

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No Back-Up Tonight

ShareTweet Matt and I have been writing together for more than 20 years, but we only rarely see each other. Sure, in those formative early years we went to high school together and hung out regularly as a result, but … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2: Mo’ Musings

ShareTweet Thursday, today, for any NaNoWriMo writer, is a big day.  It’s the halfway point.  By the end of today, we want to be at or above 25,000 words.  It’s kind of exciting.  If we’ve been working on this in … Continue reading

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My Fatherhood Retreat

ShareTweet I just completed my first full weekend of solo baby care. After nearly nine months of being joined to William by the, um, well not exactly the hip, and more than nine months of being tied to him by … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: The Musings

ShareTweet I did not write on Sunday, and had a rough start on Nov. 1. But as of last night, I was behind the seven-day goal of 11,667 words by less than 500 words, and have three consecutive 2,000-word days.  … Continue reading

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Musings on Frankenstein

ShareTweet I’m now about 3/4ths of the way through my reading of this book, and I’m finding a lot worthy of examination. The danger of an obsession with discovery is certainly one theme, and its thesis shows up bright and … Continue reading

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OMG it’s NOV

ShareTweet And that means NaNoWriMo. Eric pulled this off last year and it was pretty damn cool.  I’m doing it this year, and I hope that’ll be pretty damn cool.  In my time toying with the 50,000-word-per-month goal, I have … Continue reading

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