about me, autobiographical, information, interests

Without Fibbing

For those of you who are interested in reading random stuff about me, here you go. CAN YOU FILL THIS OUT WITHOUT FIBBING? What was the last thing you put in your mouth? Ginger ale. 2. Where was your profile picture taken? Nashville’s Farmer’s Market (this is a Facebook repost). 3. Worst pain you experienced?… Continue reading Without Fibbing

2019, New Year's Day

It’s New Year’s Day

It's New Year's Day. Not much to say. Begin things anew? There's so much to do. Two thousand nineteen, So much unseen. Is that true? I must pursue. Forgive me, if I'm not excited, With many mouths to be fed. Yet much writing to be done — Could be tantalizing and fun! To many unknown… Continue reading It’s New Year’s Day

2018, New Year's Eve, New Year's Eve 2018, New Year's Eve celebration

New Year’s Eve, Uncut

It's New Year's Eve, and hopes are high. Not here, long day, I bid you good night. No social media shiny, just keepin' it real. Nothing to copy, nothing to steal. I'm tired, nothing left for champagne. As they say, "No pain, no gain." I built their LEGOs and dodged some fights. That make you… Continue reading New Year’s Eve, Uncut

New Year's, New Year's Eve, Resolutions

Don’t Give Up

Today's the eve of New Year's Eve. I'm not sure what to make with the hustle and bustle of New Year's resolutions. The idea of making a running list of goals that will never get done doesn't make me giddy with excitement. I suppose the attitude is a bit like how some feel about Valentine's… Continue reading Don’t Give Up

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Being thankful

I haven't been the most diligent or the most consistent in sharing what I'm thankful for. That does not mean I'm neither grateful nor thoughtful considering the matter. Here's my gratitude list for the last week or so: The honor of being by a friend's side as she got her first tattoo and being inspired… Continue reading Being thankful

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Stressful Sore and Giving Thanks

Lily Chang © 2018I guess I need to relax and take it easy more.  Seems easier said than done. I'm going to start by pausing more frequently to be thankful. Here's my gratitude list, without the bells and whistles: Finding dairy-free (fair trade) chocolate. All my kiddos could enjoy some s'mores.Seeing a blacksmith work.Getting a… Continue reading Stressful Sore and Giving Thanks

snow, Uncategorized, writing, writing fiction, writing process

Slowing Down, Making It More Delicious

This morning's drive was anything but a walk in the park. What normally took thirty-five minutes dragged into double the time. We inched through snow and ice, as snow continued falling and threatened visibility. On the way, some cars slid, and we even saw tracks where wheels had slid or perhaps bounced into the curb.… Continue reading Slowing Down, Making It More Delicious