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  • For those who resist creative thinking.....

    9/17/2016 8:50:08 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    4392 Writing historical fiction, especially 'speculative' historical fiction, will always be a minor risk for the writer. For me this is a n... Read more

  • 9/16/16

    9/16/2016 8:47:06 PM, by RHOOK20047

    After a long, wet drive across state, we made it to my son's house. I took longer to get here than ever before, but we made it safe and sound. ... Read more

  • Homecoming

    9/16/2016 12:49:36 PM, by COOP9002

    our youngest daughter will be hanging out with her friends all day and into the evening today. it's homecoming in our little town. they will go t... Read more

  • 9/15/16

    9/15/2016 10:54:29 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well today seemed almost normal! I got some sleep last night however Mikey decided that it was time to get up at 6:30 this morning. I got up an... Read more

  • Homecoming

    9/15/2016 12:09:25 PM, by COOP9002

    It's the calm before the storm as homecoming weekend approaches.... Read more

  • Fall 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment

    9/15/2016 10:00:54 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    Exercise Plan Cardio/aerobic exercise 60-120 per day (running/walking) 5 days per week. My daily step goal is 10-15,000. Strength/weight tr... Read more

  • 9/14/16

    9/14/2016 11:15:51 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well this was a busy day! Had a meeting with a State organization this morning dealing with Emergency aid for Utility assistance as the state h... Read more

  • Wednesday

    9/14/2016 12:47:27 PM, by COOP9002

    all i can say is that i'm extremely frustrated with somethings going on right now...i better be quiet. "if you can't say anything good, then you ... Read more

  • 9/13/16

    9/14/2016 12:16:13 AM, by RHOOK20047

    It is now 11:15 and I am just now starting to read my emails that I normally would read in the morning. I had a horrible night with no sleep, an... Read more

  • Oh Well

    9/13/2016 3:20:54 PM, by COOP9002

    i had a nice Skype meeting with a church from Ohio last night. It went well, and they would like to extend a call to our family. the only snaffu ... Read more

  • 9/12/16

    9/12/2016 11:46:32 PM, by RHOOK20047

    This was a very busy day for me. I started off going to the doctor and got my knee shots. Thankfully the numbing shot she gives before she shoo... Read more

  • Monday

    9/12/2016 11:22:03 AM, by COOP9002

    our early worship service went well yesterday. of course, our worship team and i were wore out when it was over. it was great to see us making ro... Read more

  • First (Rough) Draft Mindset

    9/12/2016 7:10:38 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    I keep coming up with better, I think, ideas for beginning my 'book-shot'. I'm also get ideas for my method of time traveling. But more important... Read more

  • 9/11/16

    9/11/2016 8:55:54 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I really dislike days like this with historical importance. I woke up and reflected on that day 15 years ago, and reflected how close it was tha... Read more

  • Sunday

    9/11/2016 4:13:45 PM, by COOP9002

    we have had a busy day so far. our church added a second service this morning to help with our space challenges. it was well attended. I am looki... Read more

  • Retired Account, Goodbye SparkPeople*

    9/10/2016 9:25:28 PM, by OLDMAIJ

    Hey Sparkfriends and people who have come here after finding one of my blog posts: I am officially retiring this account. Since losing all t... Read more

  • 9/10/16

    9/10/2016 8:40:38 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Had a good day today. Had a call from a neighboring church asking how stocked our food pantry was. They had three families that had just joined... Read more

  • Thanks for your prayers

    9/10/2016 4:12:12 PM, by COOP9002

    thanks so much for all your prayers and concern expressed for my wife. she is feeling much better, and we are relieved that it was not as bad as ... Read more

  • 9/10/16

    9/9/2016 8:00:20 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Was a quiet day today. We had rain on and off most all day. Mike was his spunky self. I tooke the car in to get my oil change and service, and... Read more

  • The Purple Monkey Run - September 3, 2016 Alvin, TX

    9/9/2016 5:32:06 PM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    I rarely run races during summer because it's too darn hot and humid in Southeastern Texas. Generally, I get my runs done early in the morning b... Read more

  • Trip to the ER

    9/9/2016 2:32:34 PM, by COOP9002

    yesterday evening i took my wife to the hospital emergency room, because she had been experiencing chest pains. her family has a history of heart... Read more

  • Word Count Days 6 & 7 Going PG

    9/8/2016 10:21:42 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    2960 My first two books just skimmed the idea of sex, rather humorously I might add. Since I'm going from the long form short to the novel... Read more

  • 9/8/16

    9/8/2016 9:26:49 PM, by RHOOK20047

    We had a rainy day here. Found that Mikey doesn't like rain. Our potty training took a few steps backwards today as he wouldn't go out in the r... Read more

  • The day after

    9/8/2016 1:01:40 PM, by COOP9002

    we survived last night, but did have one incident while we were waiting for kids to get picked up by their parents. our Associate Pastor and... Read more

  • 9/7/16

    9/7/2016 10:45:40 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Not much happened today. Did some yard work this morning before it got too hot. Which was about 11:00. Spent the day reading and exercising. ... Read more

  • Side Effects of Diet Change

    9/7/2016 4:05:36 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    So, one of the things I wasn't expecting, but I should have, with my diet change was side effects aside from weight loss. Yes, I'm seeing changes... Read more

  • Wednesday

    9/7/2016 12:53:11 PM, by COOP9002

    our first Wednesday back into the swing of things is filled with extras. our church family lost one of our dear saints this week, so the church i... Read more

  • 9/6/16

    9/6/2016 8:55:43 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Woke up this morning and weighed myself as I usually do on Monday morning, and the scale was my friend! Another 2 1/2 lbs down this week. My re... Read more

  • Tuesday that feels like Monday

    9/6/2016 11:24:50 AM, by COOP9002

    While i enjoy having Monday off, it causes the Tuesday morning after to be rather hectic. hope your Tuesday is going well. i think i'm start... Read more

  • 9/5/16

    9/5/2016 8:48:42 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Happy Labor Day! If this was a day I wasn't supposed to labor, I messed up. Once again, Mikey got us up early, and so since it was returning to... Read more

  • Labor Day

    9/5/2016 6:19:24 PM, by COOP9002

    Took a road trip with Debbie & Olivia today. Now Olivia is hanging out with friends while Deb & I are at home with our dogs. Blessings... Read more

  • Word count Day 5

    9/5/2016 1:22:28 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    507. The author got carried away with his research. Bleh. I had to go back and edit out over 100 words of a history lesson. Maybe good for school... Read more

  • 9/4/16

    9/4/2016 9:11:45 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Had a nice quiet day. Went to church, had a visiting priest that had a wonderful appropriate sermon on Mother Teresa's being canonized as a sain... Read more

  • Rare Sunday Afternoon

    9/4/2016 2:58:00 PM, by COOP9002

    Enjoying a rare Sunday afternoon with no church activities in the evening.... Read more

  • 9/3/16

    9/3/2016 9:11:11 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Busy day today. Mikey got us up early so I got out and cut the grass. After that this was our Costco and Sams shopping day, so I got my steps i... Read more

  • Day 4

    9/3/2016 1:51:32 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    Research day.....St. Louis 1870's. Also will be working on character sketches and scene ideas. Back at the keyboard tomorrow.... Read more

  • 9/2/16

    9/2/2016 7:39:24 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Not much happened today. Played with Mikey, cleaned the house, can cooked dinner! For fun I cleaned all the ceiling fan blades and took the glo... Read more

  • Friday

    9/2/2016 1:59:13 PM, by COOP9002

    Enjoying a day off. Got a nice run in this morning and lunch with my wife. In a little while, I will pick up our daughter at school, unless she h... Read more

  • Word Count - Day 3

    9/2/2016 10:13:19 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    1515. Starting Chapter 2. Got the method of time-travel figured out a'la Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman. I found out some Confederate off... Read more

  • 9/1/16

    9/1/2016 7:27:25 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Had a good day. Took Mikey to get what turned out to not be his last puppy shots. He is only 14 weeks old and can't have his rabies shot until ... Read more

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