#DoingTheWriteThing Recap: August 24, 2014

The wind has been blowing here at Bedford Manor. At times its brought with it a cleansing rain, at others, it just stirs the dust. There’s been heat, sun, clouds, humidity, wind, and stillness. The weather just can’t make up its mind.

Raindrops on a green Sycamore leaf

Rain on a Leaf

It’s symbolic of how I’ve been feeling lately ~ uncertain as to my purpose. I hit a rather large wall of writer’s block last month and it’s taken me until two days ago to chisel it down.

I’d previously set a goal to have the first (and hopefully only) draft of NOLA finished by … read the rest. . .

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My Real Italian Kitchen: Polenta and Sauce

My Real Italian Kitchen: Polenta for Dinner

My Real Italian Kitchen: Polenta and Sauce

WinCo is still one of my favorite places ever. My last two grocery shopping trips stocked my pantry so thoroughly, I’ve not been back for well over a month. When you’re on a budget for time as well as money, that’s a big deal.

Last month, I picked up a tube of ready-made polenta, with absolutely no idea what to do with it. It stared at me from the refrigerator drawer every morning. It begged me for attention every evening. I still wasn’t sure how to prepare it. Luckily, WinCo directed me to … read the rest. . .

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“What’s the Word?” Wednesday: Aaron Gansky on Magic and Writing

Welcome back to “What’s the Word?” Wednesdays.

What's the Word? WednesdayWwW was a weekly Blog Hop, where other bloggers were invited to link up their Wednesday posts and share comments on what’s going on in their worlds.

That was then, this is now. Then, complicated back links and sharing was required. Now, WwW will feature a guest blogger every other week.

This week’s guest blogger is my good friend and writing mentor, Aaron Gansky. He’s married to my long-time friend Naomi. He teaches high school English. He writes. And he plays Magic: The Gathering.

He’s teaching me how to nerd out on … read the rest. . .

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