Current State of Wellness

This photo shows Lake Wylie, a lovely body of water located on the border of North Carolina and South Carolina, on a rainy December morning.

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The colors of the leaves are subdued, except for the golden ones to the right of the photo. It was cold on the day this photo was taken, and a light drizzle coated everything it touched.

I’ve been in a bit of a fog the last few years. Oh, I can’t complain. I am blessed. I would simply like to find a way to be clear in my thoughts and not feel so rushed for most of the day. Each morning is a rush of waking, school/work, rush home to pick up children and then grab a bite to eat – which is normally fast food. Unless my husband is home, and then he will usually cook. (Did I mention I’m blessed?)

So, my usual rushing and visiting McDonald’s too many times a week, brings on the tired feelings. Oh, and once my head hits the pillow, I fall into a deep sleep and then start all over again the next day.

When I look at this photo I took last weekend, I can relate to the fog and to the dreariness.

I look forward to tomorrow and the next days (God willing) when I can report that my creative juices are flowing (pardon the cliche) and provide something interesting, instead of griping.

But, be warned… I am an expert griper.

I will try to hide it… I promise.

So, until next time, look for something you enjoy and do it. And don’t let your every day ordinary wear you too thin.

 

Finalist!

I’ve always enjoyed reading historical novels. As a child I actually imagined living in the mid 1800s. My grandmother fed my imagination by supplying me with hoop skirts and costumes of the age. She also granted me endless hours typing on her electric typewriter. I fell in love with Gone With The Wind and imagined myself writing my own book one day.

I’m currently dabbling with Time Travel. I’ve renewed an old manuscript by adding the Time Travel element. I was curious to see how it would be received and I’m happy to report my manuscript The Bridge Between is a finalist in the Romance Through The Ages Contest!

The first round judges were kind and generous in their review of the manuscript. It takes time to read pages of someone else’s work and give your honest opinion. I appreciate the feedback I received and have considered it as I move forward in completing the revision.

Check back for more updates. And until then, write on!