Writer of Fiction and a spattering of personal articles. Mom, Wife, Book Lover, and Escapist.
Clean Doesn’t Mean Perfect
The word clean follows me through every room. Laundry, in little piles or in baskets, is everywhere I turn. Every day. Clutter from those who don’t stay in the house 24/7 piles up throughout the house. Dishes overflow from the sink and food is all over the counters.
A Mom Trying To Write In The Middle Of A Pandemic
I have been struggling to keep up with all the things there is to do as a Writer Mom. I have the hard and wonderful distractions of all of my children being home 24/7, because of a pandemic. I spend most days making sure they get their schoolwork done, answering the many questions of a five-year-old who is discovering the world in fresh ways every day, and household chores that never get all the way done.
Final Fantasy XIV’s Zalera Honors The Life Of Kentaro Miura
I am a gamer. My game of choice? Final Fantasy XIV. I regularly visit the region of Eorzea in the world of Hydaelyn. I am a Miqo'te… today, or a type of human-like cat in our world. On a normal day, my friends and I, the great Warriors of Light who belong to the Brew Crew Free Company, are slaying dragons, fighting monsters, and seeking to stop the end of our great world.
I always dreamed of being a Mom. At thirty-seven years old, the dream became a reality. Our precious baby girl was born. I thought something magical would happen. Everything I read, heard someone talk about, said I was supposed to feel a deep connection with my baby. A connection beyond what I have ever experienced before. I didn’t.