Category: RealLife

One more update- We’re settling in!

Well, I think it’s safe to say the whole ordeal is finally winding down. We’ve been in our new apartment for nearly two weeks now and aside from bedroom furniture, are pretty well set up the way we want it.

I have a job! And other good news

It’s been an eventful week! On Tuesday morning, I taught my final trial lesson. It went better than the others, with only five children, all of them well-behaved. I got my feedback (talk with your hands more!) and a job

Things are looking up!

It’s been a busy week, but mostly a good one. We spent much of Sunday marathoning Game of Thrones, since we were a season behind. That was a welcome escape from real life! I also realized I hardly kill any

Update: Safely Arrived in Oregon!

I didn’t write an update last week because it was all too depressing. Our truck was repossessed (in somewhat shady fashion, though we’ll let a lawyer handle that) and we had to quickly put all of our stuff in the

Guest Post: Cindy Ochs Borror

My darling sister offered to guest post! The Rolling Writer’s sister here! My name is Cindy and I am 10 years Christina’s junior. I do not possess the writing prowess of my sister but she is my claim to fame!

The saga continues …

When I was a teenager, I begged God to give me an interesting life. I certainly got one, but I should have been more specific. I was picturing something like an astronaut or opera singer. 🙂 It’s been an interesting

Why I’m Taking a Short Break from Writing

I was hoping against hope I could get Book Six: Blood of the Empire drafted by the end of July. But life has been going sideways for the past month, and things just got worse! I feel like a character

Bighorn Sheep are real!

After a life-time of looking for these elusive creatures, I finally saw some in the flesh, or the wool, as it were. I grew up near the Lava Beds National Monument and when I was a kid, there was a bighorn

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The Sinus Saga Nears Its End

No Weekend Writing Warriors entry this week. Depending on how I feel tomorrow, I’ll make some rounds, but judging by the way things have been going, it seems unlikely. The last week has been more challenging than expected. I went

Merry Christmas!


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