Happy Friday. I hope you’ve had a good week or at least that nothing terrible has happened–the bar is pretty low for “a good week” these days.
Someone said “January is almost over” in a meeting today and made me think, for a minute, that I must have slept through a few weeks. Fortunately, the calendar clearly shows that the month isn’t even half over yet. A good thing, since there are still some holiday decorations piled on the table waiting to back into the cabinet in the garage.
Some of the rose bushes in my front yard are bravely blooming, despite the chilly temperatures. Perhaps they’re thinking of spring, or at least February.
I’m busy thinking about performance reviews and year-end reports at the day job, which has left very few functioning brain cells for creative writing endeavors. I know exercise is supposed to help with that so after work I think I’ll head off to the elliptical machine for a workout and then give today’s writing prompt and random words a try.
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