Writing is Hard Work

Editing is even harder. It’s harder to write than going to work. At least you have two days off from work every week. Writing is every day. Every day I wake up and think, what do I have to write next? How am I going to fill up all these pages? I check my bank account and email first, do some household tasks, like today, laundry and clean the guest bath. Not that we’re expecting any guests, but you never know.

Coming along with Sam, getting to know her better every week. I found out why she’s such a worrier. Her mother told her that no matter what happened, she would always love Sammie, and scared little Sammie began to worry about what might happen.

I’m on a get-rid-of-clutter kick. If I don’t use a thing, if it just sits around gathering dust, and I have no deep desire to keep it, it goes. Damaged or broken goes in trash, useful for someone else goes in charity bag. Can’t decide? In another bag and hide it for six months, then look again. This includes clothes, of course, but some things, like dressy holiday clothes, you can keep even if if you only wear them once a year.

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