As I’m writing this, Libs (The Tiny Terror) is shivering in her…er, paws. Oh, she’ll throw out a little bark every once in a while, but mostly, she’s just cowering behind me. Because the Carpet Cleaner Guy is at the house!!!
Yeah, the Carpet Cleaner Guy. When I called him, I asked, “When did I get the carpets cleaned? Last November? Or was it September?” And there was this awkward little pause.
“Mrs. Hall,” he said. “It was three years ago.”
Which just goes to show that one minute, you’re thinking how nice and clean your house smells, and the next minute, it’s November (and you’re wondering why your house smells). Such is time flying and all that jazz. And that brings us to my blog post over at the Muffin today: NaNoWriMo: Are We Done Yet?
Because for cryin’ out loud, y’all, can it possibly be nearly the middle of November? If you’re toiling away at the National Novel Writing Month writing challenge–and lagging behind–then you’re going to want to read that post. But if you’re like me, skipping NaNoWriMo but just getting around to getting carpets cleaned after three years, then you might want to check your fridge.
Me and Libs both are scared of that.
Yep, that’s me at the Top of the Rock!
So if you’re friends with me on Facebook–and if we’re not, I hope we’ll soon be!–you might’ve seen the pictures that Juniorette Hall posted about our recent birthday trip to New York City.
And if you’re a follower that keeps up with my blogging–here or over at the Muffin–then you know I love talking about my life experiences and somehow connecting them with a writing point.
I did not realize how often I do that until just recently. But I have to come up with stuff to say and so far, my family and friends haven’t minded being the source of inspiration and/ or tall tales.
Which could be because my friends and family don’t read my posts and/or tall tales.
Hmmm…I’m going to pretend I didn’t just have that particular thought. I did, however, have a couple of thoughts on New York and National Novel Writing Month in “New York and NaNo” over at the Muffin today. If you don’t want to read it, just keep that thought to yourself, okay?
Juniorette Hall and I took each other to Jersey Boys for our birthday and for once, nobody told me (or her) to shut up during the singing parts. It. Was. Heaven. So then the sweetest daughter in the whole wide world bought me the CD. Possibly because she received a gift certificate to a shoe store so that she could buy new boots.
Whatever. The point is, Jersey Boys came to the house and I cranked the music up and wrote my latest blog post for The Muffin. Or tried to write my blog post (entitled, coincidentally, Oh What A Post!). I hope you’ll give it a read and answer my burning question. I’ll even provide a little music to read by (from Jersey Boys, the movie, because who doesn’t love a little Christopher Walken, singing and dancing?):