I don’t like this anymore.

I’m working on a book, collaborating with three other folks, well at least two other folks and maybe just one other person, and I’m lost for words on this blog. The research I’m doing is heady and I need a good read that comforts the soul and tickles a bit and this is it! Enjoy.

moments of exhilaration

I untangle my legs and pull myself away from Adeline; she’s flipping through a book, sitting on the floor of her room, distracted. I scurry into the kitchen and find my phone. My fingers instinctively find the Instagram app and open it. I hit refresh and wait for the page to load. Damn. No new likes on my most recent picture. I start to wonder if maybe its no good. I scroll through the feed and “Like” some other pictures, partly because I do, in fact, like them, but partly just for good karma. Okay people, like my pictures now!

Next I check Facebook, hoping someone will have “Liked” my latest update or post. And then there’s Twitter, did anyone reply or retweet me? And, of course, there’s the blog. I refresh my email over and over, hoping for a comment notification or at least a “Like.”

And that’s when…

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