A few days ago I got a certificate and monetary gift from my union. I was pleasantly surprised since I retired months ago and didn’t expect anything. I wrote about that here. Today I got an invitation to the school board retiree dinner. Advertisements
I admit I’ve been posting sporadically here, and mainly photographs. I’ve been busy writing my novel, yet to be named. The working title is A Home For Peggy. I wrote a little bit about it here. I’d like ideas for a title. I’m 20 000 words into it, and feel I’ve accomplished so much, yet… Read More Did I Mention I’m Writing a Novel?
I’ve discovered an app that keeps track of daily word count and overall word count. It looks encouraging as it breaks down how many words left and the daily words needed to reach your goal. I don’t usually spend money on apps but this one looks great for a little over $8. It’s called Word… Read More Handy Writing App
His Mommy, Candice is having a baby in October!
I got a package in the mail from my union. As many of you know, I retired in October after working with the school board for thirty years. You can read more about how I combined my book launch with my retirement party here. I received this certificate with a monetary gift today.
A fellow blogger sent me a link to a magazine/blog that has many wonderful contributions from the bipolar community and professionals. I sure wish I’d had this information years ago, when I was trying to make sense of what Justine was going though. I’ve written two books on our experiences. You can get them on… Read More Great Resource to Learn About or Help People with Bipolar Disorder
I haven’t had time to write lately, as my mother broke her foot and I’ve been helping her. My mind has been on a title for my novel. It’s about a girl in the 1940’s who realizes her father isn’t who she thinks he is. It’s reminiscent of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, a favourite… Read More Homes and Dreams
The people who have already read my memoir, Not My Story To Tell know that many of my experiences raising a daughter who had mental health issues wasn’t easy or fun. It was scary and heartbreaking. That does not mean I became negative or angry, however. The opposite happened. I became more positive in order… Read More Positivity Attracts Positivity