Monday, December 20, 2010

Rowdy or Engaged?

This has happened so often, I have to share the most recent incident.

Setting: Large group gathering in a gym. Buffet food line. Tables scattered throughout. An area in front of the stage for the children to sit on the floor. Stage set with everything needed for interactive children's play.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

NaNoWriMo Winner

For the second year in a row, I've managed to pull off 50k words of a new novel during National Novel Writing Month. The real trick for me now is to go back and edit both those stories!

Side note: My friend's husband calls it NaNoWiMo = National No Wife Month. LOL!

A Past Life Perhaps

One of the first mime “skits” that Marian had the kids create at a middle school workshop was a 7-second chore or something they do on a regular basis. Because of past experiences, Marian ticked off on her fingers the things the kids may NOT PERFORM: “You may not show me playing video games.” [kids groaned] “You may not show me playing computer games.” [more groans] “You may not show me watching T.V.” [“aww”] “You may not show me doing nothing or sleeping. And because someone once tried this, I must add—