Monday, November 7, 2011

11/7/11 - Movin' On Up!


Before going to bed last night, I sent my draft for the Reader's Digest competition to a few folk I trust. Some comments have come back. So far, rave reviews. Woohoo! I made a few edits to it this evening and will let it sit for a day or two. Deadline coming soon!

I'm thinking about moving into an RV very soon - instead of paying rent. My roommate is moving out December 31st. If I didn't have a commitment to my 3 lovely babies (pic below), it would be a no brainer. Wish I had a magic ball. Am I insane?!?

Tracking log below as promised. For a good laugh, read the 3rd one, 11/6, 11PM. What a trip this whole adventure is. Amazing!



11/6/11, 8:45PM - OMG! I am having such trouble writing. I am scared to death! My heart is pounding in my throat and I can take barely more than shallow breaths! I have never had this happen to me before. Get over it Debra! Just write for God's sake@!

11/6/11, 11PM - Was finally able to write and actually sent my ROUGH draft to a few very close friends and family member. Absolutely no housework, laundry, dishes, dog hikes, etc., got done today but I didn't go back to bed and I got this done. That's something, right?

11/6/11, 11:40PM - OMG! I just sent Glenn Morrissette an email!! What was I thinking? And just before going to bed on top of that! Now I'm not going to be able to sleep! Oh, while I'm at it, why don't I just go ahead and contact Nora Roberts too! Geez! Actually, I was blessed to meet her. Yep, walked right up to that book signing table, handed her a rose, then stood there like a mute and walked off like a moron. Hopefully this contact goes better than that one did! OMG!

11/7/11, 8:22PM - He wrote me back! He actually wrote me back! And he read my blog! I thought it was a shot in the dark. Ping! WINNing! LOL. And I did a lot of research on RVs today. Good day on moving forward. :) God, I want this so badly.  Patience Kimosabe. Patience.

THANK YOU GLENN!



7 comments:

  1. Keep on keepin' on! You are one of the most determined people I know and if anyone can do all this, you can. Love the blog. Keep it going!

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  2. Sadly even going the RV route you will still end up paying rent as you have to park it somewhere. Unless you spend your nights in the walmart parking lot. :( LR.

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  3. LSB - Love you! Am absolutely thrilled that you are my 2nd follower. That means the world to me! Thank you!

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  4. LR - Sadly, to live my dream I have no problem living in the WM parking lots. LOL. Seriously. But a cooler head prevails today and I'm not rushing in to this. Going to do it right. Nonni is SO relieved. :)

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  5. Feel free to add me to your preview list. I have always enjoyed your work.

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    1. @ John - thanks! I truly appreciate that and am humbled by the compliment. :)

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