12.30.2011

Happy 2012! And a few other stories...

The new year is coming, I'm rather enjoying this week of vacation with my husband, and after writing 3700 words yesterday, part of me hopes I can finish this novella in 2011. So you get a short post today.

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If you've got a Kindle or Kindle app, you can get The Giver for $0.99 over at Amazon, December 30 only. I just bought it, meaning I will most likely get around to reading it one of these days, at long last. Thanks to George for the link.

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For something like a decade, I swore off New Year's resolutions, but somehow this year I've wound up with a OneNote (ever heard of that MS Office program? I'd forgotten it existed) notebook full of them. Books to write and revise. Information on how to clothes-shop smart, rather than just grabbing the first thing off the rack that fits and is somewhere in the blue-green range that I know I can wear. An order to myself to warm up my voice gently and daily, so I can get over the vocal problems I've had. Stuff like that.

Down with the idea that all such goals are doomed halfway through January! I can do this.

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Here's something for writers. Here's something for Harry Potter fans. Here's some Christmas music (yes, it's still officially Christmas. And yes, I linked LindseyStomp just a few weeks ago; she rocks.) And here's something funny (advisory: it's on Cracked. You've been warned.)

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And now, I'm off. Thanks to all of you for spending time around me and my blog this year, and for your friendship and encouragement. I thank God for you all; I really do. Happy weekend, and may you have a very happy year!

3 comments:

  1. The only resolution I've ever kept is the one where I resolved not to make resolutions any more. :)

    Thanks for putting up the blog. It's a nice quiet place for reflection. Happy Christmas, Blessed New Year & a joyous Epiphany season!

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  2. I'm so into resolutions this year! And so thankful for you & you blog as well! You really do a fantastic job keeping such an up beat and inspiring space here, you're very good with open discussion -even with sharp disagreements, & fantastic at speaking to the People behind the computer screens! I love what you do, keep it up, & Happy new Year!

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  3. Aw, thanks, both of you! Now I'm smiling. :) I love having you around, and all our discussions, too.

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