I’m Back!

I could have taken a day or two off before blogging again, since I’m not in one of the challenges for December. But I feel as if I have conquered some of the barriers I’ve had that have kept me running away from writing almost my whole life. I don’t look at a screen or a page anymore and see blankness. I see and feel words coming through my brain and being typed or written. I don’t write longhand much anymore, because I write so slowly.

I think it has something to do with how I learned cursive handwriting. In fifth grade, Mrs. McCrorey kept pushing me to write more neatly and legibly. At the beginning of the end, she gave me my first C grade on my report card. That was completely unacceptable. I could live with B’s, but C’s were not going to happen.The next report card I showed improvement, so she gave me a B. It took a few grading periods, but I finally got my grade up to an A. People still comment on how neat my handwriting is when they see it.

I don’t know where I’m going with this next. I think it will be similar to the way we started, but who knows? Thanks for following along for the ride!

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About lana1967

I'm a Southern girl at heart who wants to build a community of people who believe they can change the world with words like "love" and "freedom" when they become more than words, but actions in our work and our daily lives.
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