Imagination doesn't just mean making things up. It means thinking things through, solving [problems] or hoping to do so, and being just distant enough to be able to laugh at things that are normally painful. [Some people] would call this escapism, but they would be be entirely wrong. I would call fantasy the most serious, and the most useful branch of writing there is.
--Diana Wynne Jones

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Out of the Office

Taking a break this week on the blog to watch my daughter run steeple-chase in New Mexico for the weekend.

I am being forced to extend my leave of absence from writing, as well. My computer is STILL being fixed. I am getting a little irritated about it. Except that it gives me an excuse to read more. How can I complain about that?

Talk to y'all next week.

Playing High and Dry with Sourdough

Lately I've been playing with dough. It's become a sort of a compulsion. Maybe because I'm tired of driving all the way to som...