Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Boooks, Books, Books!

When I get stressed, as I am now, I read. Luckily, since everyone has been sending me books for the book club, I have a lot of new stuff! Because I've been so busy, my reading has been done in sips rather than gulps, but that's okay, as long as I can do it!

Books I've read in the last couple of weeks:

Lovestruck Summer by Melissa Walker

Melissa has been wonderful to our book club and even made a Vlog answewring the girl's questions. She sent Lovestruck Summer and I dove right in. Love the indie music vibe it has and loved the growth of the main character. My girls are going to adore this book!

The Geek Girls Guide to Cheerleading by Charity Tahmaseb and Darcy Vance.

Wow, this was so good. Very different and I loved the main character. Totally sucked me in.

Bewitching Season by Marissa Doyle

What's not to love. Witches and magic and romance set in Regency England. What a fabulous debut. Am jealous, I am!

What I'm reading now: Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr

My gorgy niecy girl gave me this one to read. Am totally sucked in and am reading when I should be writing!

God, I love books!

Tuesday, September 08, 2009

I forgot

I found the antidote for a very bad day... A bottle of wine and hot tubbing with a good friend. So nice!

Today I start my new job while still working my old one. I'm scheduled for 11 hours between the two of them. Writing? What writing?

Actually, I have a feeling that I will be probably write more because I will force myself to write whenever I have a free moment. Can't wait till next weekend! I wrote a lot over the holiday weekend and finished one proposal. The next item on my writing to do list is to finished the edits my agent wants on my full ms. Had a couple of breakthroughs last night as I was falling to sleep... and miracle of miracles, I still remember them!

Onward, people!

Friday, September 04, 2009

Teri's Very Bad Day

Warning: Whine acoming.

1. Wake up to dh throwing the overhead light on at 3:am with "An animal puked all over our new couch."

2. Children left house a dive last night. Dirty dishes everywhere and a dishwasher full of clean dishes. Consider killling them, but decide the funeral cost would wipe us out.

3. Husband very ill and whiny. Had to go to doctors.

4. Discover that uniform is still in the washing machine and wet.

5. Don't have time for a shower. Opt to curl hair instead. Find out there's no hairspray.

6. Don't have time for breakfast. Discover it's gonna be a long day at work.

7. Get massive headache. Beg son to bring Excedrin to work.

8. Have to put away three hundred bras.

9. Old lady patially disrobes so I can fish the tag out of her skanky old bra and tell her what size it is. I kid you not.

10. Accidentally scrape hard, brown old lady bump on her back with my fingernail. She gets upset. I wonder if I now have old lady skin under my nail and what that might do.

11. Husband goes to doctors and is diagnosed with diverticulitus. Which gives him a real reason for whining. Now I HAVE to be nice to him.

12. Children fighting over who gets my car. Everyone but me, I guess.