acebauer (acebauer) wrote,
acebauer
acebauer

Slowdown summer

There’s something about heat and humidity that makes me slow down. That and kids home all day; errands to run in preparation for school; and life taking a turn – as it did a few times for me this summer.

I had plans to finish a novel. I completed copy-edits on an older one instead.

I had plans to work on our garden. I recovered from surgery instead.

I had plans to go on a grand tour with my family. We buried a beloved brother instead.

Our family moves into September at full speed – it is perhaps our busiest month of the year. But it’s August now. And I’m taking a little slow time. Time to think. Time to remember. Time maybe to heal.
Tags: real life
Subscribe

  • Moving

    I will not longer be using this space for my blog. For news and other bloggy things, come visit me at http://acebauer.com/blog/

  • I will be at Boskone 52

    I'm excited to announce that I will appearing be at this year’s Boskone, Friday, Feb. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 15, at the Westin Waterfront…

  • It's okay to write terrible stories

    Though this is about picture books, this holds true for all writing: It's Okay to Write Terrible Stories. (If you write, or wish to: go,…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments