5 positive happenings: good friends and a full MS request

Here are five positive things going on in my life: #1 My parents’ stress level has decreased for multiple reasons which would take a long time to go into, so I’ll just leave it at that. It makes me very happy to say the least. #2 I really value my friendships, as I’ve spent the … More 5 positive happenings: good friends and a full MS request

5 Positive Happenings: The Crocker Art Museum and McKinely Park

#1 I haven’t been to the Crocker Art museum since they build a brand new addition. It’s notoriety was that it was this big old beautiful house-turned-museum, and that’s one reason I loved it. Now it’s much more modern, and the old house is still lovely and all but not nearly so filled with paintings … More 5 Positive Happenings: The Crocker Art Museum and McKinely Park

5 Positive Happenings: Valentine’s Day, and my new hashtag

#1 The day before Valentine’s day, I was able to visit my favorite school (remember I work at multiple schools throughout a local district) and visit my teacher friend ON her birthday, as well I was able to hand out a couple more valentines to friends there. So YEY I was very excited about that … More 5 Positive Happenings: Valentine’s Day, and my new hashtag

5 Positive happenings: #WIPjoy, my birthday and generosity

SOOO I totally thought I posted this last weekend, but it did not apparently make it out of my draft box. My apologies!! My birthday happened over the 4th weekend in January and it was very pleasant and exciting to be able to spend time with people, some of whom I haven’t seen in a … More 5 Positive happenings: #WIPjoy, my birthday and generosity

5 positive happenings: A birthday, an editor responses and $5 gift cards

#1 An Editor from Pelican Book Group has emailed me back “Everyone get up and dance!”  She complimented my book, then requested a few specific changes, and wants me to resubmit to her. #2: TWO different days this week I entered classrooms that had no lesson plans. (as a guest teacher) And I nailed both … More 5 positive happenings: A birthday, an editor responses and $5 gift cards

5 positive happenings: first day of school, and work, visiting old friends

  Positive things that are happening in my life My oldest daughter who is almost 5 started school this week. She’s going into TK. AHHH. So we are finally entering that stage of parenting where we have to deal with an actual real elementary school. Exciting and nerve-wracking too I began work again for the … More 5 positive happenings: first day of school, and work, visiting old friends

Positive Happenings #7: Pizzookies, e-mails from publishers

#1 So I sent out multiple queries to publishing companies in June. About 5 I think. I just received a positive response from one of the companies, requesting a full Manuscript. ‘HURRRRAAAAH”. I’m kind of in a state of shocked excitement. #2 I learned how to play Backgammon. I tend to make it my goal … More Positive Happenings #7: Pizzookies, e-mails from publishers