Four hours to go!

NaNoWriMo starts in a little under four hours. I may stay up just to officially get started. Or I may not… Over the next thirty days you can follow my progress on my The Shooting Match website.

Happy Halloween!

We have happy kids. Halloween has been a big success. Grace was a colonial girl with a lovely satin dress and a mob cap and Jan made her little stuffed ferret an outfit to match. Amelia was Medusa with hair coiled like snakes and painted green and rubber snakes...

Popcorn Divining

This may have to remain a trade secret. Jan says it makes up 50% of her bodymass and I know that really it is the only reason she puts up with me. Well, that and warming up her cold feet… Anyway, the reason that Jan likes the popcorn so much is that I make REAL...

Noodling Around

It’s time to break out the ramen noodle idea again. The girls want me to write a ramen noodle cookbook where every recipe has ramen noodles as a foundation. So I’m going to try to start tomorrow with ramen noodles cooked in chicken broth with an egg...

Pumpkin Carving

Halloween is almost here so tonight was the night to sit down with the girls and carve pumpkins. Jan and I stayed with straightforward designs although hers is very avant garde and mine is very traditional. The girls went crazy as usual and theirs look great. We put...