The Teddy Roosevelt Writing Process Blog

The Teddy Roosevelt Writing Process Blog

Here I am, weeks late, working on my Writing Process Blog Tour post. The path this far was circuitous. It was weird and involved delays caused by vomiting, Spring Break, sinus problems, and taxation. I cooked a homemade dinner for twenty-seven people. I flew to Bozeman, Montana where I visited my son and watched overweight cowboys check their text messages and drink beer. I fed nine mice to three snakes and wrote a love poem about a spider I used to keep as a pet. I swore a lot, and I fell (okay, jumped) off of the sugar wagon. I gained four pounds. I wrote a poem about kitchen implements. I did a lot of bookkeeping (not very well), and I spent a lot of time worrying about my three children. They are twenty, seventeen, and eight, so the variety of issues at my imagination’s disposal is truly mind-blowing.

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