This has been getting to me for a while now. Every single day is the national day of something now, and I know it hasn’t always been that way. Today, for instance, is National Avocado Day, National Raspberry Cake day, and National Mutt Day. I’m not kidding. Does anyone else find this absurd, or is it just me?
Poor Faith. Faced with a future dictated by people who barely know her. What will she do?
I think we all know Thorne has some anger issues. Do you think he will ever get it under control?
Late again. I’m so sorry. I’ve been in the hospital without access to my computer. My lovely mother-in-law, Julie, brought it to me so I could write this up. I don’t know how good it will be. Yay painkillers!
Erudite: Adjective: possessing or displaying extensive knowledge acquired chiefly from books: learned.
Roommates say, “good night.”
I study alone by candlelight
While they go to bed and their dreams take flight.
Other times they go out to fulfil their appetites
As I compose essays, so erudite.
What a plight.
To become a socialite
Or an academic acolyte?
Balance, why are you out of sight?
Poor Faith just won’t get a break in Found. As she travels through the land of Concordia, she is faced with many different versions of the thing she is afraid of the most: horses. I will admit that this is based on my personal fear of the beasties. What are you afraid of?
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My daughter is my joy. Beautiful and smart, she is constantly surprising me with how much she can do and the things she knows. When she started Kindergarten, I began writing my books. Even when I’m up late at night, she understands. She’s always proud to declare that her mommy is an author, and I am proud to declare that she is my daughter. Thank you, lovely girl.
Disremember: verb: Forget
Sorry this is late. Life got in the way of blogging yesterday.
“Lauren, the frog. Don’t you remember?”
“No. I don’t think it actually happened.”
“When we were five, you totally ate that little frog whole.”
“That’s gross. And it never happened, Garrett.”
“It did. So I don’t know why you’re opposed to the idea of people eating frog legs.”
“It didn’t. And that’s because it’s disgusting.”
“The frog was small. It only took a swallow. Like taking a pill.”
“Stop gaslighting me.”
“It’s not my fault you disremember it. I can’t believe you have, though. You threw up for days. I was really worried about you.”
“Did that actually happen?”
“Love you, sister.”
“Love you, too, brother.”
Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens. Brown paper packages tied up with strings. We all have our favorite things.
When you’re feeling down or stressed, what do you reach out for? What do you do? For me, it’s my family, my cat, Doctor Who, a good book, or just take a nap.
Are there things that automatically bring a smile to your face? The new Marvel movie coming out? Kitten pictures? Your child randomly using an advanced vocabulary word? Maybe that one is just me.
I’m curious. What are your favorite things?
In one month and eight days, Found, the second book in the Faith in Concordia series, will be coming out! You can pre-order it now on Amazon. Who is Faith talking to in this quote?