Nine things being severely sleep deprived has taught me: If you’re standing with the freezer door open trying to remember … More 9 Lessons I’ve Learned From Sleep Deprivation
For the 16th November in a row, I’m taking on NaNoWriMo*, and for the first time in ages, I’m not sure I can do it.
October wasn’t productive, for good reasons. On top of health and energy issues, two members of my household came down with COVID**, which stressed me out so much that there were days where I didn’t write at all. We’re still under quarantine, and my health is still bad, so it’s possible that I won’t be able to write for NaNoWriMo either.
Continue reading Honoring Our Traditions: Something Is Better Than Nothing
One of the things my gotta-stay-awake YouTube watching has led to is a renewal in my interest in miniatures. First, I discovered this amazing model of Howl’s Moving Castle made from discarded plastic, cardboard, wire, and lots of re-purposed objects. It’s a long video, but Studson Studio’s delivery is educational and entertaining. He even chants his patron names list, matching it to the music from the movie and making it rhyme.
Continue reading A Tiny Start To Making Miniatures
You may have noticed a lack of posts this summer. My admittedly erratic schedule became non-existent for a while, and this is why: sleep. Or rather, lack of it. Back in the spring, my insomnia got out of control. I was miserable; constantly exhausted, and yet unable to sleep. So I contacted a local sleep specialist and signed up for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia.
Continue reading My Plan For Blogging While Sleep-Deprived
It was one of those weekends. I had a lovely vista of two full days without commitments, and a list … More Indulging my Creative Spirit when I’m Too Tired to Move