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A to Z - Wrap Up


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It's a wrap.  Another year of the A-Z Blogging Challenge is over and done.  I feel good about finishing it and finding enough alphabetical reasons to smile to meet my self-imposed quota each day.  Papa Bear enjoyed offering suggestions (liver for L?? :-) and serving as proof-reader. 

My biggest frustration once again, and always these days, is the lack of time to read and comment on very many posts or respond to comments on my own posts.  I never seem to be able to cover all the bases in blogging or in life in view of work days that take up ten hours a day including travel, and leave me mentally and physically worn down.  I long to do more writing, and reading and commenting, and to have the energy to follow thru with the creative writing ideas that float around in my head.  I keep telling myself maybe someday, maybe someday.

 For now, I do what I can and will make another attempt to find some balance, so that I can do a bit more of the things I want to do and enjoy.  I suspect that in the end we all die wishing we would have done more.

I find myself wondering if it would be more fun to take a writing sabbatical during the A to Z next year,  and instead spend my time enjoying and responding to the contributions of others. I might do that. :-)

4 comments:

  1. But then we would miss your uplifting encouraging thoughts. I know how it is with demands that we really have little control over. One day you will have more time and it still won't be enough. I can personally attest to that.

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  2. It's sad that work is keeping you that tied up. When life becomes almost nothing but work, even if it is work you love, it becomes very draining.

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  3. I thought that exact thing! Great minds....she said humbly.

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