Friday, February 22, 2013

Playing Catch-Up

Happy Friday!

Sorry I haven't been around the blogosphere in awhile.

That's because I felt as if I've been working myself to the BONE (hence the picture) and took the President's weekend holiday a little longer than nature intended. :-)

So sue me.

(No, don't really sue me)

Anyhew, I figure now is good time to catch up with you all.

1) Potty-training the piggy. My guinea pig seems to go EVERYWHERE but his potty. I give him credit for sometimes going next to it or behind it (it's in a corner so that can't be easy), but sadly he is NOT trained yet.

2) I'm in the middle of editing my Fast Draft novel I did last year and am finding the edits a bit daunting. I'm even doubting myself as a writer and desperately trying to figure just how I managed to complete five books. I feel like I don't know what I'm doing.
Can you forget how to write?

3) My new office is coming along nicely. I bought a little throw rug and now I'm just looing for a few wall hangings before I deem the room blog ready. Soon...

4) Exercising like a mad woman. Going to need to be in a bathing suit in about 4 weeks. Yeah...
Nuff said.

5) Today is my dad's birthday. He would have been 80.
Missing him today. :(

And case you're wondering YES, I'm still on blog tour.
(Another reason I'm worked to the bone and a little frazzled)

***This past Wednesday I was at Read Your Writes. I talked about the Challenge of Writing a Novella. So if you are interested, then by all means stop by.

***And also I happened to make a special appearance at More than a Review blog, where I was musing over use of profanity is sweet romances.

It's been a busy week!

So. What's going on with you? Anything new?


Old Kitty said...

Awwwww what a poignant day for you! Big hugs!!

Awwww your guinea pig sounds adorable!

Good luck with your edits! yay! Take care

CJ Kennedy said...

Are you using treats to train the guinea pig? I trained a rat to "bowl" in a psychology class (he never could make a 7-10 split). Anywho if you want some tips with behavior modification, drop me an email

Susan Fields said...

I didn't know guinea pigs could be potty trained! We'll have to look into that - it sure would be nice because ours use their entire cage as a potty.

L. Diane Wolfe said...

How does one train a guinea pig?

I'm trying to get bikini-fit again. I'm thin, just need to tone a bit.

Linda Kage said...

Sounds like a lot going one with you! I got my kiddo potty trained...well, except for at night. And mind you, I said "potty" not "poopy" trained. She still asks to be put into a diaper when she has to go #2.

I hate the time during editing where I think everything I've ever written was complete crap. And I think I'm about to jump into that pond too. Eww. Not my favorite place.

Happy birthday to your dad. Mine didn't make it to 80 either. Just 5 months shy.

Rula Sinara said...

I didn't know guinea pigs could be potty trained!

Hugs on missing your dad.

Swimsuit season is around the corner? Panic!

Anonymous said...

You are a busy lady! Best wishes with the guinea pig potty training.

Maria Zannini said...

I'm potty-training a puppy, so I can commiserate. Good luck!

Carol Kilgore said...

OK...I'll just say it. I'm so happy I don't have to potty train a guinea pig!!!

Happy Weekend :)

Jemi Fraser said...

My dad's b-day is a special/hard day too. *hugs*

I hear you on the doubting - this rewrite is almost killing me!! But you'll get through it - keep on slugging! :)

Susan Flett Swiderski said...

Sorry for the sad feelings about today being your dad's birthday. Those feelings will never entirely go away, but it does get easier. Honest.

Hey! Don't doubt yourself! (I know; easier said than done.) But I'm telling you, your sweet romances are wonderful, and don't you forget it!

Happy weekend!

Nas said...

Hugs on missing your Dad.

Happy weekend.

Sandra Cox said...

Love the pic.
Potty training in any form is the pits.
Hugs on your dad's bday.

Рита said...

What about your book?