I love new beginnings!
Every time a new year begins, I feel like I can make a fresh start as I think of ways to improve, things to learn, and actions to do.
Even though I’ve blogged for 4 years, I gravitated to the lazy side last year (for which I will hang my head in shame). But for the new year, I decided to get a wee bit crazy (and by a bit, I mean an itsy-bitsy millimeter or two on the wild side; I shoot BIG!).
To keep my blog well-rounded (like the scrumptious orange), I created some awesome new categories and photo headings to go with them. I’ll be posting in the following categories each month in 2016:
Since I love to read, I’ve created a new review system for 2016…and it revolves around dessert. YES! You heard me. I’m rating the books I read on a highly accurate SWEET SUGARY SYSTEM that will probably leave me salivating all over my computer. It might cause the same reaction in you, so wear a bib on Review days.
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I dabbled in fun, weird facts at the end of 2015, and hope to continue this trend. There are so many cool things to discover that this might be daunting; but never fear, I will persevere and enlighten you with something off the wall to brighten your day…week…or even your whole life. Sha-bam!
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These are just my rambling thoughts threaded together to make some sense. I’d rather they made cents…but that’s a goal for another year.
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The world is so beautiful, so I hope to share exciting places I’ve explored…or wish to explore. Maybe I won’t even travel. I mean, I was quite mesmerized when the ear-nose-throat doctor put a microscopic camera up my daughter’s nose last year and I explored a nose for the first time (via camera–not a finger, thank you!).
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This category is to help me stay on task with writing. I’m almost finished with my fourth book, but like Doug the Dog, I’m easily distracted by squirrels (other books, yummy foods, actual squirrels in my backyard). Knowing I’ll have to account to my fellow writers and readers each month might force me to ignore the squirrels (except M&M squirrels) and buckle down to writing.
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Dorothy feared lions and tigers and bears…oh my! I fear Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. They make me shiver and shake. But Dorothy linked arms with her friends and followed the Yellow Brick Road. I hope to do the same in 2016 with The Yellow Brick road of social media. Scary! But hopefully, linking arms with all of you…this chicken livered author will do it. Wish me luck (and throw M&Ms my way if I try to turn back).
THAT’S ALL FOLKS!
What about you? Do you have big plans for the new year? Are you afraid to walk down the “Yellow Brick Road?” Do you like M&Ms?