Time Again for Seahawks Football

The first game of the season for the Seahawks was against Old Mill. To clarify, it was the South River Seahawks. The team is composed of boys 12 and under. My grandson, Leo, plays wide receiver and running back for them. Tonight he saw time in both roles. Today, was …

Excuses for not writing

No excuse not to write. Every writer who has written a blog or book on writing invariably notes that a writer knows he or she is a writer by their burning need to write. Anything else is unacceptable. But there are valid excuses for not writing. Today is the first …

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day celebration at work was one day early–today. A wonderful lady in our organization had returned from an extended trip. She suggested celebrating her return with a St. Patrick’s Day breakfast. She volunteered to shepherd the affair. Her idea of a celebration included bacon (regular color) and many …

Snow is coming

Snow in the forecast Snow arrived at my house tonight. The forecasted one inch turned out to be a dusting.  This is not snow I thought as I let my dogs out to run this morning. I could only shake my head as visions of what the wife and I …

NaNoWriMo – Day 7

This is NaNoWriMo – Day 7 and my word count today is 1743. Still on track. I was ready to write today when I realized how far into the novel I was. I was well past the events to hook the reader. I described the cast of characters and limited …