Friday, September 28, 2007
Literacy Fireside and Frisky Children (or, why I didn't post last night)
Last night I had the opportunity to go out to Eagle Mountain and present at a literacy fireside for a ward out there along with fellow authors Rachel Ann Nunes, Annette Lyon, Julie Wright, and Heather Moore. I take these opportunities wherever I find them because I truly believe in the importance of literacy and I love to share those feelings with as many people as I can. I also love to talk, and to talk about myself especially, so it's all good.
We had a great time and, getting lost in the wilds of Eagle Mountain notwithstanding, counted it as a really fun evening. We didn't get out of there until 10:00 -- I guess we were wildly popular, and there's nothing wrong with that at all -- and I didn't get home until 10:45.
At which time I was greeted by my mother, who told me that my ordinarily angelic six-year-old had decided to turn into the playground bully and had been put to bed early. He was still awake and I had a nice long talk with him.
By the time everyone was in bed and the grandma had been sent home, I was totally pooped beyond measure and went to bed.
So -- my writing total for yesterday was:
Annette, on the other hand, took her laptop along last night and finished her word count while we drove. Way cool.
Here's hoping for a better day today -- and thanks, everyone, who checked in last night.