Author Archives: C.E. Grundler

Scraping away…

C.E. Grundler Time sure doesn’t fly when you’re scraping away decades of bottom paint, which is why as we drove up to the boat this morning my assistant and I were debating what day it was. It’s been all hands … Continue reading

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Ever have one of those days?

Where you get up early, all fired up for an ugly day of dirty work. I mean Tyvek suit/Mask/Respirator/Gloves day.  This comes from a winter of boat near-abandonment, in a shed that has again become the domain of feral cats … Continue reading

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Learning the ropes…

C.E. Grundler Yesterday was one of those glorious spring days, and absolutely nothing beats a boatyard in spring. After the long and brutal winter we’ve had here in the northeast, the optimism for the season ahead has everyone grinning, including … Continue reading

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Lost time…

C.E. Grundler I have a book to get finished and a boat to get afloat. And dogs who want a walk, and occasionally remind me to step away from the keyboard for some fresh air. Thanks to not-so-modern but exceedingly … Continue reading

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Are we THERE yet???

C.E. Grundler It’s been said countless times; writing is, at its core, a very solitary activity, and one of the most effective tools for getting a book complete is the simple equation of time spent with rear-end firmly planted on … Continue reading

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Good News Everyone!

C.E. Grundler I’m going to keep this short, because there’s way too much to explain. I’ll throw in some links for anyone curious and adventurous, or maybe looking for a unique and obscure way to torture or kill a character. … Continue reading

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Block out some free time…

C.E. Grundler This’ll be short, because I’m swamped, and honestly, nothing I can think of right now is all that post-worthy, writing or boat-wise. Much of my week’s been more fun in medical-land, though I may be making some headway — time will … Continue reading

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Third time’s the charm…

C.E. Grundler It’s been that kind of week. Let’s see. I saw one crocus yesterday, many weeks late, pressing its way through the mud and melting snow, kicking off the start of MUD SEASON.  Yippee. Boat work – pending. Last Saturday the … Continue reading

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Wanted: Used Snark

C.E. Grundler I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve read Christine’s post from the other day, composing comments in my head that never reached the screen. Let’s start with a belated Happy Birthday, Christine, and I hope you had … Continue reading

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Fictionally speaking…

C.E. Grundler I’ve come to realize what I could use sometimes is a shirt that reads: DO NOT BE ALARMED This person is a WRITER. While they may spend a large percentage of their day hearing imaginary voices, they are … Continue reading

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