The Honeymoon, The Hurricane, and The Night King: Part One.

Well, hello again. My apologies for the absence of new posts in the past few weeks. Things have been a bit on the crazy side and I needed to regain some control before sitting down to write again. What's worse is that I didn't exactly come up with any groundbreaking or insightful ideas for new … Continue reading The Honeymoon, The Hurricane, and The Night King: Part One.

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The Waiting Place

I write something almost every day. I bet you're thinking, But wait. You don't post something every day. What happens to most of what you're writing then? The answer is less than satisfying. For the most part, my unpublished works are sitting in a "Drafts" folder, which closely resembles The Waiting Place in Dr. Seuss's Oh, The Places You'll … Continue reading The Waiting Place

A Delightful Recap of my School Years

My husband wasn't allowed to sharpen pencils in first grade. It may sound fantastical and overblown, but I can assure you, it's true. My husband's first grade teacher did not allow her students to sharpen pencils. Ever. For whatever reason (and I'm sure she had some reason in mind, regardless of logic or sense), Ms. … Continue reading A Delightful Recap of my School Years

Welcome to YSWAT. Or Some Other, Better Title for this Post.

So, hi. Welcome to the You Should Write About That blog. Or should I say welcome back? I'm torn. Many of you (presumably most of you at this point) have been longtime followers who probably noticed my lengthy absence, and have undoubtedly noticed a major change in the aesthetics of my site (and the fact … Continue reading Welcome to YSWAT. Or Some Other, Better Title for this Post.

Your Kids Suck at Summer. And You’re a Terrible Parent.

If you're the proud owner of a Facebook account (or eyes), you’re probably very familiar with headlines like these: Quit Complaining, Spoiled Brats! When I Was a Kid in the Seventies/Eighties... 10 Ways You're Spoiling Your Kid. When Summer Was Amazing.  I’ve Had Enough of Your Electronics, Force Your Kids to Play Outside, Already! Summer … Continue reading Your Kids Suck at Summer. And You’re a Terrible Parent.