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What's Going On Here?

Have you been wondering? First I take a long bloggy break for the month of January. Then I return for a week only to disappear the next week. Then I come back again and don't even post an interview on Wednesday. Now here I am throwing in a Thursday post. What the heck?

Maybe you're not wondering at all and you're reading this thinking... whatever. Wonderstruck me already.

Hmm... "wonderstruck" doesn't verb as well as I'd hoped.

Anyway, let explain. You probably already know about the January bloggy break. Last week's break was just me feeling brain dead and drained for energy thanks to what my doctor called "more than cold," which apparently means cold on its way to sinus infection and bronchitis. Between being sick and being on cold meds, I could barely stand up for 5 minutes, let alone form a mildly brilliant sentence. (And yes, I'm feeling mostly better now.)

As for today's interview... well, I'm a procrastinator. You may as well know that now. And I procrastinated on entering the interview until last night. And then again until this morning. Then I decided that wasn't fair to the interviewee to spring on them, "Hey, you're interview is up... right now!"

I have a couple interviews awaiting entry, so next week should be back on schedule if I can keep my procrastination in check.

Side note: I'm looking for wonderstruck interviewees. No special skills or job experience necessary. You just have to write your answers to a few questions. You can find those questions and instructions here. If you have a kid who wants to participate, that's awesome! Those instructions are in there, too. Email me. Seriously! This means you.

Also, I'm trying something new on my Facebook page: I'm using a deck of cards called The Answer is Simple by Sonia Choquette to give us all a little something to reflect on each day. I call it the Card of the Day. Check it out and let me know what you think. Be sure to "Like" my Facebook page (if you haven't already) to get the daily card and other updates. You can click "Like" in the right sidebar on my blog. Easy.

As for my writing schedule, I'm still sort of sticking with Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, but I've also thrown in a random other day here and there. I like to keep people on their toes. I'm deciding what works best for me right now, so the schedule may be in flux. It will probably even out soon.

So that's what's going on here. What's going on with you?



  1. We have all been there! Living a wonderstruck life, to me, is an aspiration and it occassionally happens in pockets of time. Anyone who says they are living a positive, inspired, high-energy life 24/7 should maybe consider a career as a fiction writer. Unfortunately, the "real world" happens and it's only natural when the mind or body needs to re-charge. Everyone is entitled to a "bloggy break," particularly when they are raising a child! But I always believe that you need to have some "non-wonderstruck" times in order to truly appreciate the special things and people that fill our lives.

  2. Amen to that, Jeff! Wonderstruck definitely happens in pockets. I don't think we find balance each day so much as balance over time. Thanks for stopping by! It's great to hear from you.


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