Observations

 

When challenged by time and work, I rarely take time to write. In fact I rarely take time to do anything personal.  It’s a balancing act. I think most people are like that. The thing is, am I thinking of writing as a hobby or just something I do if there’s time? Should I be thinking of writing as necessary, as the necessary things of life?

I often worked more than 50 hours a week for my past employers. I worked because I enjoy work, and because I could. My husband never complained. I didn’t feel missed. Now, my husband is working lots of hours.  I do miss him. I want him to know it matters and I do miss him. I feel like it would have made a difference to me to know that.

I think I can live without Twitter. I am pretty sure I can’t live without Facebook. I love being connected to old schoolmates, and relatives, and new writer friends. 

Our new electric company sends bills out every two months. I love that.

Recently I wrote some encouraging words to someone. It was like a balm for a very weary worker. We should encourage each other more.

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About Robin Arnold

Reader, writer, gardener, geek, maker of homes in several states, now settled in Virginia with husband Bob, and Hazel and Wilson the tabby cats.
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One Response to Observations

  1. Ryan says:

    Write when you can, even if you don’t want to.

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