Happy “National TV Dinner Day” (if you’re reading this on September 10th) or maybe just Happy Friday.
I remember eating Swanson TV Dinners as a kid, mostly their pot pies, since those had the best low-cost to fill-you-up ratio. Looking back, they were probably loaded with calories and salt, but at the time they were a bit of a treat.
It’s also “National Swap Ideas Day”, which sounds a bit more appropriate for a writing blog.
National Swap Ideas Day, which is observed annually on September 10th, encourages us to share a creative or helpful idea with someone and trade them for their thoughts in return. This observance urges sharing concepts and sparking ideas. Many of us are passionate about our careers, hobbies, or special projects. However, sometimes, we require the additional magic that happens when a community of people joins forces to bring a plan to fruition.
Sounds like a good excuse to call or visit a friend and “swap ideas” over some snacks and a nice refreshing beverage.
I’ll be at work all day, so not much opportunity for idea swapping, but maybe something will turn up unexpectedly. Otherwise, once I finish with work, I’ll be out in the backyard disassembling the portion of my deck that seems to be attempting to disassemble itself. Or maybe I’ll just skip that, pour a glass of fresh-made lemonade (I’ve perfected my recipe), and give today’s writing prompt and random words a try.
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