Living List News – Visit Gallipoli

It had been a stressful week. That Friday was the deadline for two – significant – literary competitions I had been working on my manuscript really hard to meet, but I had fallen short of finishing. So I was deliberating on the wisdom (or madness) of submitting what I had done in the hopes that…

Living List – Running a Marathon

I’ve entered the Melbourne Marathon. I think I’m ready, and I certainly think it’s time. No more procrastination or indecision. Even better, I’ve got a terrific sponsor behind me, believing I can do it too. Incredible. But more about that later. Let’s go back to motivation(s) first. Why a marathon? Why is it on my…

Living List Tick – Make a Rainbow Cake

It’s Riley’s eighth birthday today. He’s only a tad older than this blog. I’ve chronicled most of his life here – in little pieces, that will become smaller, or at least more filtered, as time goes on – because it was important to me to tell those early stories to get through one of my…