A New Year

Turning the page on a new calendar is always somewhat monumental for me.

A new year. Like a blank page, stretching out in front of me, waiting for my mark to be made.

All I have to do is pick up my pen…

 

…and write.

 

I have adventures coming up.

The passport-requiring sort.

But first… I will write.

Friday Fictioneers – The Gates

Yes, I know, it’s Monday and I’m just barely posting Friday Fictioneers now. Remember how I talked about that trouble meeting goals thing?  I’m working on it. It’s a process. Plus I was Very Busy all weekend. (No, for real. I’ll tell you more on Wednesday).

To say I’m a wee tiny bit behind on my life is an understatement of the highest degree. I’m off to catch up with that a bit more now (at 10:30PM at night.)

The Gates

copyright David Stewart

copyright David Stewart

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Friday Fictioneers – The Last Days of Summer

Ever have one of those weeks where everything gets away from you, no matter how carefully you have it all planned?

That’s what happened to Wednesday’s blog.

But in super-awesome news: everyone send congratulations to Katie over at Modern Mommy on the arrival of her beautiful baby girl, Savannah!

Let’s get to the story, shall we?

The Last Days of Summer

copyright Jennifer Pendergrast

copyright Jennifer Pendergrast

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For Liberty

I thought about doing a pithy something or other for today’s post, but I just couldn’t.

My friend’s daughter Liberty is very sick.

She only just turned five at the end of August.

Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma is even scarier than it sounds. It’s a pediatric cancer – a rare one at that – in which a tumor grows around the base of the brain stem.

Without radiation treatment, Liberty has six months.  The prognosis with radiation extends her time out to an additional two years.

She only just turned five.

Liberty’s first radiation treatment is Tuesday. In support, we are all wearing red.  Or something with Hello Kitty.  Or both, if possible.

Consider supporting her, too. She needs all the support she can get.

Love for Liberty Facebook Group

Family Indiegogo Support Page