About Tracy

I’m a mom, a wife, and seemingly, a life-long student. The years I was not in school, I learned about motherhood, who and when to trust, myself, and starting over. That was, more or less, the 2000’s. Now in the 2010’s, I’m back to the book-type learning. School used to be so easy for me. As an adult with a family and a full-time job, I’m finding that school is a little more difficult than I remembered. But I continue on.

My husband is fantastic. He knows what kind of support I need from him, when I need to be reminded of my homework, and when to be held accountable for going to class on time. I’m sure he finds me frustrating to no end, but I just tell myself I’m preparing him for fatherhood. While we have my children on a part-time basis, we are working on having a couple more. And, hopefully in the near future, having mine back full-time as well.

No one ever promised life would be easy, but I am grateful for the blessings I do have. My dream is to write. The funny thing is, my husband is the one who pointed it out to me. He wants to make enough money to support us so that I can start churning out novels. While that is a bit enthusiastic, I find the thought a bit dizzying. I have never written a story more than about ten or twelve pages. I have not written for leisure in a very long time. But when the mood hits me, I am setting down a goal to stop and write, at least a few minutes each day. Some will show up here, on this more personal blog. Hopefully, in the future, I will have a second blog set up for fiction. Short stories, poems, little bits that sneak into my mind while I drive to work. Eventually I might have enough for a novel.

I am taking baby steps. For now, that’s all I can do. I know and understand that practice makes perfect, and a good writer must write, and read, every single day to become a great writer. That is my goal.

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2 thoughts on “About Tracy

  1. Tracy, your blog will soon be added to our Actually Autistic Blogs List (anautismobserver.wordpress.com). Please click on the “How do you want your blog listed?” link at the top of that site to customize your blog’s description. (I know you’re not professionally diagnosed with Autism, but self-diagnosis is sufficient for inclusion on the list.)
    Thank you.
    Judy (An Autism Observer)

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