Thursday, January 1

The Dawn of 2015

 I'm up early this morning and have yet to contemplate what I want in 2015. I'll tell you my word next week--once I figure it out. 

Last night I went to bed early so I could get up earlier and bake a loaf of banana bread before I head to work. I tried this new recipe with a cream cheese filling and my family is in love. I think they are letting the bananas go over-ripe on purpose so I have to make the bread.

 But during the night, I kept waking up with notes for a book. I wanted to ignore them, but they wouldn't let me sleep. 

 
On that note, the notepad on my iPhone is amazing. I love that I don't have to hunt down pen and paper. And I can get the barest note in to remind my what I was thinking at 2:30 in the morning. Success is when the notes read coherently in the morning.

These notes were for a passion project that I turn to every once in a while. Do you have one of those--two, or three???

It's a project that I care deeply about, but usually after I write a chapter or two, I get stuck. Probably because I don't have an ending. Or I didn't. Until last night. Sometimes it pays to listen to the voices in your head.

So, here I am--celebrating the new year with new words on an old project and then this morning, more new words on my WIP. And I hope that's how the new year works for me--lots of words. 

Happy New Year wherever you are. May 2015 bring you happiness, adventure, and a feeling of content. And whatever else you're in the mood for.
 

6 comments:

  1. Sounds like a great start! Happy New Year to you, Margie!

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    1. Laura, I love hearing from you! Thanks for stopping by and Happy New Year to you!

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  2. happy new year, margie! I didn't even make it close to the ball dropping...I was out by about 9:45. I'm such a baby! lol

    I LOVE my iphone notepad, too...use it ALL the time, and some of the middle-of-the-night messages are ... well... :) Good luck with your passion project!!

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    1. You've seen one ball drop, you've seen them all. Plus, being on the West Coast, it's pretty anticlimatic seeing as it's already been filmed :( I wish LA, San Fran, or Seattle would come up with their own West Coast feed show. One year I watched them shoot fireworks up through the Space Needle and it was amazing.

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  3. I don't have too many projects like that anymore, but I still get stuck as soon as the beginning-of-the-book honeymoon is over. Then it becomes work. :-)

    Happy New Year, Margie!

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  4. I hate when the honeymoon is over--it's such a great feeling while it lasts :)

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