Getting My Shit Together Jan 11, 2021 It is a lot harder than I want it to be. One of the downfalls of ADHD is the lack of rewards for doing boring stuff. Most people get a little reward for crossing things off of a to do list. But not those of us with ADHD. There are no internal awards for Dylan, instead I have to rely on external awards that I provide. ...
All of the Quilts Jan 5, 2021 One of the side effects of Sarah working at a yarn store that used to also carry quilting fabrics is that we have acquired a lot of quilting projects. Specifically we have four quilt projects in various states of progress. Another goal for the year is to get those quilts finished. ...
Biting off more than I can chew... probably Jan 5, 2021 Hilariously I am about to do what I always do with a first project. I am going to go for it. Instead of doing a couple of smaller projects to learn the basics, I prefer to learn the basics while working on a bigger project. I feel like this is the best way to learn, with real stakes. ...
The year that was Jan 4, 2021 2020 was a real piece of shit. As easy as it is to focus on how awful the year was I am going to try and not do that. Here are awesome things that happened this year. We bought a house. In the last quarter of 2019 we started building a house. ...
Writing again Jun 28, 2020 For the first time in my writing career I am actively trying to learn about writing. Prior to this I did a great job of reading a lot of summaries of writing teaching. I read lists and blog posts about writing, and wanted them to provide me with the road map to writing. ...
Blargh Jun 18, 2020 I have written many posts about how I am going to blog more, or write more, or whatever. But I haven’t been writing more and I am struggling to figure out how to write as much as I used to. When I first started working in Long Term Care I wrote two novels (50k+ words), a serial (which I abandoned), and numerous other short stories. ...