Summer Check In
what I've been up to
“How much of yourself can you give away without evaporating?”
Happy summer? Is it? Was it? Does it even matter?
Summer is such a complicated time for mothers, whether you work outside of the house or not. Summer camps, vacations, I can never seem to get into a groove before things change again. What time is drop-off? Pick up? What do they need to bring?
Alas, it is almost over. My oldest starts school on Wednesday.
So I thought I’d give paying subscribers a little update. As I mentioned, I put The Mother Lode on hiatus so that I could focus what little writing time I had this summer on the book I am working on. I spent the month of March creating a draft of a book proposal, and now I’m really trying to find my voice in the sample writing itself.
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