Monthly Archives: October 2010
Well as October moves along and Halloween gets closer I start to think about what it is about this time of year that starts getting to me. Once the Halloween decorations go up my mind goes to the obvious ghosts and ghouls (of course I prefer a less blood and gore Halloween) to Thanksgiving and Christmas. Silly as it seems the Holiday Season start for me with October and Halloween, because with the festivities that begin in October I can start preparing for the next few months of craziness. Of course Thanksgiving doesn’t have the same party and fun tone of Halloween, but it has the family gatherings and time to reflect that can be valuable. Christmas then combines the festivities of Halloween with a period for refection with the coming New Year as well. Funny for me this time of year is really kicking into high gear as I get to thinking about the silly ghoulish days of October, the quite peaceful time for thanks in November (and a nice LONG weekend), and the crazy wild ride that ends with December and the New Year. Happy Halloween :0)
I was so stoked, the other day I see on Barnes & Noble’s website they have a new page to publish your own ebook. Seems like real serendipity when I have been playing around and actually trying to work on my own book that this little page comes along. Seems like this could actually be something I can actually do, who knows, I could sell a few books could possibly have reason to say, yeah, I write books ;0) I guess sometimes when one puts their mind to something things might just fall into place, they end up on the right path and need to follow through and go for it. I guess I have no excuses now, nothing really preventing me from giving it a real go and saying “yes I can.”
I have a really awesome friend, who loves to go for things, try something new and scary, and seems to on the surface never worry about it. I give her credit and wish I could be so bold, I do try with a great deal of trepidation to step out of the “box,” as she has so kindly put it, and just try. I guess it is what makes us unique, she is the one who can go for that difficult thing, or so it seems to me, and I like to stick with the game plan. Spicing it up is not really part of my repertoire and I don’t really feel successful when I try to accomplish the lofty goals I really would love to set. I know failure is not necessarily a bad thing, it can have its positive and life-affirming impact in the end, so they tell me. Failure doesn’t really scare me so much, to be honest, I just like kind of knowing a head of time if there is even the slightest chance for success and if I can’t say there is, I say, ah, why go for it. Sitting here on a Saturday night I think to myself, why am I blogging about this, haha. Quite philosophical silly of me and I wax poetic as if anyone really cares about my little take on life and very important regular matters.