Archive for October, 2016

National Novel Writing Month 2016

Posted: 18th October 2016 by Robyn Jane in NaNoWriMo, writing

October brings changing colors and falling leaves. Some of us are old enough to remember the smell of burning leaves. Even now, there’s the joy of raking up a huge pile of leaves, only to run and jump into it. Pumpkin spice coffee is everywhere. It’s a month of changes, of leaving one season behind […]

It’s Grocery Shopping Day

Posted: 11th October 2016 by Robyn Jane in cooking

And for me, it’s a time for decisions. But first, some background: I recently moved into my new place. And where before I had two rooms plus a kitchen and bath, I’m now renting a room in a house. I have a bedroom, and share the rest of the house with my landlord. Except even […]

When a Connection Isn’t a Connection

Posted: 3rd October 2016 by Robyn Jane in Uncategorized

My Windows Control Panel says I’m connected to the Internet: But Firefox keeps telling me The connection has timed outThe server at is taking too long to respond. It’s been this way off and on all day. I wonder if the fact that the connection is over satellite has anything to do with it—it’s also […]