Yesterday was Day 3 of my virtual writing retreat. I got off to a slow start because I indulged in one of Sunday’s special perks and slept late. Once I was awake and properly caffeinated, I dug into my project notes and got some writing done. That is when my best-laid plans went sideways.
A friend called and proposed an impromptu visit for the afternoon. I couldn’t decline the opportunity, and so I launched into an unscheduled flurry of activity. The prospect of company arriving on my doorstep triggers a whole-house tidy mission. The afternoon stretched into the dinner hour, prompting us to root around in the fridge and discover hamburgers and marinated veggies for the grill. Sometimes a wonderful surprise materializes, even though we have made other plans.
I always remember my number one priority. My core habits are strong, and writing a little every day is my secret…
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