This Is Me Checking In

Posted on 18 March 2013

At the risk of boring you with all the reasons I’ve been unable to keep up with this blog and/or reading your blogs, allow me to say: I’ve been busy. I’ve been traveling, and taking steps toward change, and thinking about my writing in new ways — all without actually writing, of course, since that would require enough time to breathe for a minute.

I’ve been slammed at work, too, and am in fact toggling between this blog post and my latest work feature while my lunch grows cold next to me. I’m also making arrangements for multiple business trips, and proofing magazine pages, and interviewing people, and writing so many things that sadly are not my novel. But this is where I am right now.

One week ago today, I was in New York, eating Indian food, running through the subway, and wandering through miles of books at the Strand. I hope to return to you with my full attention very soon. Until then, here are some photos from that NYC trip:


4 responses to This Is Me Checking In

  • Teri says:

    You’re not boring me one bit. I’m also in a sea change. As crazy as this sounds, getting a 3rd dog, one with “issues,” has completely changed my routine. I’m not doing anything like I was just 2 months ago, and now that I’m finished panicking and fighting it like mad, I’ve finally surrendered.

    And it’s the best thing that could have happened to me.

  • Averil says:

    I’m never bored with you. I’d buy you a bowl of curry if I could, and make you tell me all about it.

  • MSB says:

    “NY is my home. NY is a cage.”
    Yup.
    Don’t worry ’bout us. You do your thing. That’s all that’s important.

  • Erika Marks says:

    I think we’re all in that place, Laura–finding our way and trying to shift our routines with social media (among other things, of course). Oh, how I miss the Strand. And Indian food on 2nd street. Sounds like you have a lot of travel ahead. Be safe and take care of yourself.

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