Digging Right Now Sept15I am sure you’ve noticed my absence the last few weeks (big hole in your life, right?). I have come to a point recently where I have to prioritize. I can (and do) write every day. Unfortunately, I started writing blog posts before doing my WIP writing.

Obviously, that’s defeating the purpose. I enjoy this site, but I love writing fiction more. So, from now on, I’ll definitely be blogging on the third Friday of the month (and I’m still available on Heart-Shaped Glasses on the 7th of every month).

I hope to be able to become more active soon, but for now, we’ll all just have to make do with a little less Lori.

And now, what I’m digging this month!

laptopMy  laptop with a beautiful skin from decalgirl.com. I’ve had this skin since November, but I recently bought my daughter one (an octupus!) for her new laptop. Also, every day, I’m reminded that my laptop is so perfectly me and I swear I think it helps with getting in that “creative” mood.

81MkSujXHILIn the 1980s, I was between 6 and 16. It’s kind of a big part of my life. I recently recalled a TV show from the late 80s called Thirtysomething. I thought that since I’m a) a child of the 80s, b) recently out of my thirties and that c) my mom was in her thirties in the 80s, it would be a fun thing to revisit. Imagine how excited I was to find this great show on hulu.com. I’m currently about two-thirds of the way through the first season and if you can identify with my reasons, I think you’d enjoy it, too.

feedyFinally, I use feedly to read a lot of blogs. I don’t do it every day. Sometimes I’ll go through two or three weeks within a day or two. Thanks to this app (I read it on my phone), I don’t miss the awesome writing blogs, consumerist, my local newspaper, and tons more. If you enjoy reading articles in your own freaking time, give it a try.


Image from pixabay user: Unsplash

You can find my all-time, truly favorite things in my About Me section (if you care). I thought instead I’d share some items I’m very much enjoying at this point in my life.

My table-top coffee warmer.

Sure, in this age I can go make another cup from the Keurig, but wastefulness really drives me crazy. I drink coffee slowly and this keeps it hot and (relatively) fresh. And we all know how I love coffee. Or tea. Hot beverages in general? Whatever.

Pilot Pen

This Pilot pen reminds me of high school. Because of the dinosaurs, no one had invented this pen in retractable then (which is my preference for pens), but now I can write all day long with this gorgeous pen. I don’t even know if it’s the pen (which is superior) or the feeling of youth, that I have all day to write because what else is there, other than trig homework?

Camel Camel Camel

So, I might do a lot of shopping on Amazon. And remember how I said I hate to be wasteful? That’s extra true of money. Enter Camel Camel Camel.

From Lifehacker.com:

Simply create an account and enter in any products you want to track. Doing so will essentially create a tracked wish list and you will receive alerts by email and/or text message (your choice) when any product drops below your specified price threshold.

I bought my Pilot pen when it dropped to $2 and even got Prime shipping. I just love the option of buying when things are at their history lowest price.