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This Week… What I did and didn’t get done.

 Hi folks, 

 It’s Sunday again and another week has slipped through my fingers. We began by huddling in the house from the cold snap. The winter arrived with full intent this time. Oh how I do love a warm fire. So do the dogs and cats.

We also spent some time rearranging the furniture to squeeze in the Christmas Tree. With three adults, four dogs and three cats in our little cottage space is at a premium. However we did manage to get it up. Yay!!! Here’s 2011’s version. Hopefully next week you will see the current version.

We also spent a day in the city shopping. The sheer mass of stressed out people was amazing. People, this time of year is supposed to be fun, and it is for me. What’s the secret? Stop trying to make it all perfect and just enjoy the process and the people. As a confirmed people watcher, I’m going back into town again next week. J
Okay, busted. I did manage to get in an hour or two of World of Warcraft. Hi there, my name is Prudence and I have a problem… tee hee


This was a mad week and I didn’t even get close to my target this time. I barely managed four thousand words. Argh.  I will also confess that I am unlikely to do any better in the next couple of weeks so I’m only setting one goal. Write something every day, no matter how small; just something every day.

Well, that’s it for this week, folks. Go forth and enjoy the holidays. Remember, give everyone one you meet the gift of a smile. They’re cheap and people really appreciate them.

Lights and Reflections

It’s a dark and dreary day here on the Rock. It has warmed up a bit, but hasn’t rained as yet. It was a perfect chance to put up the Christmas Lights. First there is the hunt, you know the one. First you hunt up the ladder to the attic, you find the right box, you locate simple things like the hangers, the big outdoor ladder, the outdoor extension cords, and only after you have assembled all this are you ready to put up the lights. I’m still missing one extension cord. Okay, task complete. Here’s what it looked like on the studio last year.
At the age of 63 I wonder how many times I have performed this hunt and hang ritual. How many more times will I be able to do it? Okay, I’m getting depressed, time for some eggnog and a chat with friends. That always cheers me up. 🙂 

Now for the ROW80 check in.

1.      Write 5000 words per week until first draft of WIP is complete.
I’ve managed 1K so far this week, not a good sign. I’ve still got a bit of the NaNo burnout going on. sigh
2.      Accept more requests for interviews. (Currently I only do about one in five. Bad me! I’m told I need to open up and get over my shyness.)
No requests to interview me this week, but I did interview an awesome author. I will post that interview this Friday.
3.      Read and comment on at least one blog per day.
This I did manage to do. You knew I’d get this one easy. J
So that’s it for me today, folks. Let me know how you’re getting on as the busy season begins to hit high gear.

Please come back Friday and meet the amazing Jennette Marie Powell, author extraordinaire, and full time super woman.