Tomorrow is my birthday.
It’s been a nutty year of darting from one thing to another, leaping precariously for branches that seem out of reach, and looking at the world from odd angles. The best part? This squirrel survived another year.
Sure, I got rear-ended and my husband lost his job. I reworked my plan for book 2 three times and threw out 90K worth of writing. I mishandled a critique group situation and had it blow up in my face. My daughter chipped her front tooth, and my son started speech therapy.
But we got our mortgage paid off. I have added over 50K in new writing and brought my keepable total up to 133K and counting. I took up digital painting. I found a replacement car. My daughter is excelling in school. My son can pick out letters. My sis-in-law and I completed the Couch to 5K, and we’re working our way to 10K now. And this past month, my husband got a new job!
Really, It’s good to be alive right about now.
So yeah, I’m planning my birthday. And it’s going to be good.
What unexpected thing do you think should happen? What are you celebrating? Do you ever get caught by clickbait articles?
If you’ve never heard of clickbait, it refers to those articles that have no useful information in the title but leave a cliff hanger that makes you want to click. Then the article page is covered in a bunch of similarly titled links. The people who put up the clickbait usually get money from the clicks. I don’t, but if you wanted to send Red Bull instead, I wouldn’t protest.