Tag Archive | time

More Adventures in Time (Not) Change

More Adventures in Time (Not) Change

It’s no secret that I loathe the whole thing that makes 48 other states jealous – not observing Daylight Savings Time. Normally, I reserve my complaints for “Spring Forward” where I get to enjoy SEVEN MONTHS of time-zone purgatory. I get to look forward to 4:45 a.m. sunrises, nothing makes me feel more like a […]

Managing Time

Managing Time

“You may delay, but time will not.”
― Benjamin Franklin

World Building—Creating a Culture (Part 6: Time and Technology)

World Building—Creating a Culture (Part 6: Time and Technology)

I’m wrapping up my series on world building with something that in some ways goes without saying, but is still something that it’s good to be mindful of: the time period in which your story takes place and the technology that is available at that time. If you’re just joining me, come check out Part […]

Inverting the Buffalo

Inverting the Buffalo

“Using the Whole Buffalo” is a pretty common catch phrase, as is the old saying “Waste not, Want not.” They definitely passed through my mind as I watch my cousin trim a pepper a few years ago. But it was her house and she had been kind enough to invite over my brother and I […]

Captive Audience

Having rejoined the workforce after eleven years of stay-at-home parenting has placed me right smack-dab in the middle of the throngs of folks commuting every day from my part of the universe to all points closer to Philadelphia. My drive to work is one of those that takes less than thirty minutes if you embark […]

Behind

Some are born behind – like my Husband. As the last of nine kids with twenty-five plus years from the oldest and him eight years younger than the former baby of the family, he has spent much of his life just trying to catch up. He started looking for his wife in Kindergarten. By the […]

My own ongoing journey through The Wheel of Time series….

I remember when I first saw The Wheel of Time books by Robert Jordan. It was about ten years ago when The Path Of Daggers had already come out in paperback. I have no idea how I had missed this series, but I remember looking at this turnstile in this grocery store and seeing all […]