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Nominations and Gratitude

Sunrise hides the complexities of the coming day. It tempts me to leave the bed, turn on my laptop and type. Call me crazy. Early morning fires up my imagination. I could be a late night writer. But due to what I’ve come to expect in the coming day, I get up before the sun actually rises over pavement and blooming dogwood trees.

The baby laughs. While his oatmeal heats up in the microwave, I giggle and greet him in his room. An odiferous smell greets my nostrils. His stomach has plagued him. Needless to say, the day begins with a mess and several chores to clean up his messes.

After the baby starts playing and as my husband and I enjoy our Sunday morning, I smile at him. He returns a grin.

“You’ve been writing,” he said after he found me at my desk before the baby awoke.

“Yes,” I replied, “I’ve been working on my novel.”

“Good, I had hoped you were working on it.”

John knows the projects I juggle on my imaginary eight arms. Wonderful opportunities have opened windows in the past week as if to let in the fresh spring breeze. Charles, short-term work and my long-term nonfiction project take up space on the plate. Sons of the Edisto ends up becoming the carrots pushed off the side of the plate.

Believe me, I’m not complaining. I am so grateful that people believe in my work and the push for deadlines is on. It is better than staring at an empty screen with nothing to write. I am grateful for my husband’s faith in Sons of the Edisto; for people’s encouragement in all of my work; and to my primary client for his faith in my abilities.

I am also grateful that people read my blog. GJ Scobie nominated me for the Candle Lighter Award and One Lovely Blog Award. Please check out his wonderful blog and his poetry on http://adistantthreatofmoonlight.wordpress.com/ .


Since I started the blog in January, I’ve learned so much through quality writing and photographs other bloggers produce. I have learned a new definition of community. I would like to nominate a few blogs that have inspired and encouraged me, and those who write awesome material.

http://angelchildvikki.wordpress.com

http://www.memomuse.wordpress.com

http://brainsplats.wordpress.com

http://decisionstats.com

http://justbenswords.wordpress.com

http://fivereflections.wordpress.com

http://ressurrection.wordpress.com

There are many I want to recognize and thank simply publishing awesome content. I enjoy reading so many of you, and I try to keep up with everything as best as time allows. I am just now catching up with the complimentary recognition, which I’ve received. Thank you to everyone for taking the time to stop by A Word or More.

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