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Month Four UPDATE for 2017 Reading Challenge


You never realize how much time has passed until you really get a chance to look back on things in retrospect. At the top of this month, I revealed books seven and eight on my list to complete by April 30th; and here we are on the twenty-seventh as I write this and I’m still sixty pages short in Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods!

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Early Morning Musings – Learning from Adversity

Putting it all together…

Late for a “Monday Morning Musing” post I know, but the message is still timely. In the course of spending this month getting all my affairs in order to begin drafting my novel next month, my favorite slogan of ‘Sometimes Life Happens’ reared its ugly head again. Real world situations occurred to have me contemplate the decisions I make and how I should move forward.

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Missed Opportunities

It’s Thursday night while I’m writing this and I’m looking back on the previous weekend and this work week like it was a blur. Easter was on Sunday and I made the familiar sojourn back home to visit my family and enjoy their company for a few days. It was a much-needed break away from the city and from my daily routine as well. But I also hoped to use it as a creative opportunity.

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Crunch Time for Writing Again

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As we creep closer to midnight, I’m just now getting a chance to really sit down and gather my thoughts from the very ‘trying’ day. Trying is perhaps an understatement of epic proportions but it wouldn’t be life without a curve ball thrown at you every inning or so. But now’s not the time for that. The time is for sharing another writing contest that I want to submit to.

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Remaining Consistent Through Complications

I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that most of you reading this have either been told or have heard the following phrase:

“With enough hard work, you have the potential to become anything you want to be.”

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