Project Zen – Writing a Book about our Endless Renovation

I've mentioned in previous posts that I'm working on a book about our renovation project. While I'm beyond certain that the form that it's presently in will NOT be its final form, I've just finished my first draft, where my objective was really just to capture the process, mostly chronologically, before working with an editor … Continue reading Project Zen – Writing a Book about our Endless Renovation

Parenting the Parents, Part I. Acknowledgment.

We started noticing that something was going on with dad several years ago – he wasn’t really getting around the way he used to – this was a guy who took care of all the routine maintenance on their house, plus 3+ acres of property. In the woods. There was no end to the work … Continue reading Parenting the Parents, Part I. Acknowledgment.

Time to get rolling, ready or not

"I am a work in progress." *Thinking* that has begun to feel more and more natural - normal, maybe - over the past several months. I can say it out loud to friends, but writing it feels different, and a little scary. There's something far larger than a small part of me that feels like, … Continue reading Time to get rolling, ready or not