Bikurgurl · NaNoWriMo · The-Year-Of-Quality

NaNoWriMo 2017

NaNoWriMo 2017 has begun! I hand write my 50,000 + words for the annual November tradition, NaNoWriMo. Writing on average 1667 words per day, I'll reach my goal by months end. Are you interested in joining me on this writing voyage? I'm considering opening my classroom to other writers for encouragement and support if there… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017

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So much to be thankful for…

Overheard from my oldest to my husband--we are indeed blessed! Wishing you and yours peace, hope, and joy this season.....and perhaps a bit of sweet silence 🌟

Bikurgurl · InstagramImages · The-Year-Of-Quality

White Christmas {I’m not dreaming of}

While my boys may be loving the on-and-off snow we've been having here in the Pacific Northwest, not me. I didn't move here from the Midwest (USA) to the Pacific Northwest to contend with snow, shoveling, scraping windows and the like. Oh no! I dreamed of rain shadowed terrain where you can see the snow,… Continue reading White Christmas {I’m not dreaming of}

Bikurgurl · The-Year-Of-Quality · Writing

Duct Tape and other Tween Dreams

My tween boy didn't ask for much for Christmas {our wish lists are due by Thanksgiving} which I posted on my blog, but books and games are crowding the idea cloud for him. His grandmother is also considering getting him a Kindle {without the G3!}. At the top of his list? Duct tape. Sound weird?… Continue reading Duct Tape and other Tween Dreams

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Flowers From Friends

Wishing you a bit of happiness this Season ❤

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Do your things serve you, or do you serve your things?

It's a thought provoking thought. My husband framed this question to me when we were considering getting rid of my sons drum kit. Like many things we own, it wasn't just the cost of the drum kit, or the love my son had had of the drum kit, but my emotion connection to the drum… Continue reading Do your things serve you, or do you serve your things?

Bikurgurl · Planning · The-Year-Of-Quality

Christmas Wish Lists 2016

Affiliate Post – thank you for clicking through to help me keep my blog ad-free! Black Friday may be a traditional day for shoppers, but not for us. We enjoy getting out and enjoying the world! However, I'm nothing if not a planner. My children have an annual deadline of Thanksgiving for turning in their… Continue reading Christmas Wish Lists 2016