Journal Nov 14-20

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Nov. 14

Question? What do you need to vent about?

2012

Family ties.

2013

It’s too COLD out! πŸ˜‰ I’m a warmer weather person. It needs to stay at least above 40 degrees and no wind or ice. πŸ™‚ I like a nice snow just not freezing temps.

Nov. 15

Question? Waking up was _____

2012

Good.

2013

Eventful. The two younger boys arguing and then laughing at each other. At least no blood was shed and the anger was forgotten.

Nov. 16

Question? What are you obsessed with right now?

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2012

Writing and my first NaNoWriMo.

2013

I am editing my first novel. I go in spurts with it. I need to just buckle down and get er done. πŸ™‚

Nov 17

Question? Which friend did you last speak to?

2012

Shana, a terrific friend from High School. πŸ™‚

2013

Beth, a new friend since moving. πŸ™‚

Nov 18th

Question? What is your dream job of the day?

2012

Freelance designer and writer. I want both. πŸ™‚

2013

I would like to be an author and be successful. It doesn’t have to be fame and fortune type. A nice living would be terrific. πŸ™‚ I enjoy making my art and hope to sell a few someday when I get some worthy of selling. πŸ™‚ Right now they are just practice!

Nov 19

Question? When was the last time you checked an online social network?

2012

A few minutes ago. I am usually checking here and there. I sometimes check on my phone and then also on my computer.

2013

A few seconds ago. Always checking it out. I might miss something you know. πŸ™‚

Nov 20

Question? What do you have to get done?

2012

Novel. A must have for me. I want to accomplish it for me. πŸ™‚ A perk would be others enjoying it. πŸ™‚

2013

Mop the kitchen. I can put that off more than anything. I don’t know why. πŸ™‚

Journal…July 25-31 2013

July 25
Question? If you could hire any artist (living or dead) to paint your portrait, who would you pick?

Year 2012
Raphael, he would make me look beautiful. I love his paintings.
Year 2013
I did a search and found a UK artist, Kerry Regan. She does a beautiful job!
Below is an example of her work.
ashley-portrait by Kerry Regan
Her website is http://www.surreyartists.co.uk/child-family-portraits/surrey-portrait-artist.htm

July 26
Question? Are you working hard or hardly working?

Year 2012
Unemployed. Middle of moving to Ft.Riley/Junction City. So enjoying hubby home and the kids. A mix of working and not working. πŸ™‚
Year 2013
In the middle. Writing, learning, and creating while chasing two boys and cleaning house. πŸ™‚

July 27
Question? What can you smell right now?

Year 2012
Nothing. πŸ™‚ Paper. Ink. My deodorant. πŸ™‚
Year 2013
Fresh laundry towels out of the dryer! Warm, fluffy and smelling like spring flowers.

July 28
Question? Write a phrase to describe your year so far.

Year 2012
Very stressful and kinda lonely.
Year 2013
Pleasantly stress free and relaxing!

July 29
Question? What was the last road trip you took?

Year 2012
To Junction City looking for a place to live. Just hubby and I, was nice to be alone for a night. πŸ™‚
Year 2013
Our camping trip to S.D. with family. Lots of fun!

July 30
Question? Today was unusual because….

Year 2012
It was busy. Lots to get done. We are actually moving. It is real.
Year 2013
I achieved several things I needed done! I tend to get distracted! πŸ™‚

July 31
Question? Today were you a wallflower or social butterfly?

Year 2012
Wallflower. I really don’t socialize other than family. Need to change that.
Year 2013
Wallflower, but branching out to be a small social butterfly. Meeting more people. πŸ™‚

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