Saturday, November 1, 2014

Here We Go Again

Its that time of year again. And no I'm not talking about Thanksgiving, Christmas, shopping sprees or winter. That time of year is the annual NaBloPoMo challenge where bloggers across the world are challenging themselves to blog every day during the month of November. This is my third go at it. The first year I did blog every day; the second year I almost made it but life got in the way. This time I'm determined to once again blog every day.

Will each blog post be profound? Probably not. But that's OK by me because for me, NaBloPoMo is about a personal recommitment to myself and my writing. For me, writing is my "me time"; the time when I can reflect on both the macro and micro worlds around me. It is a time that is important for me as a wife, mother and individual. The time may be short and many times rushed but when I blog its all about me. My thoughts and my opinions. When I'm writing I'm not cleaning up or cooking for someone else; I'm not driving from point A to point B and I'm not worrying about taking care of someone else. Rather, I'm taking care of myself by focusing on myself for a brief moment or two. And while I try really hard to do this on a daily basis year around, in November I make a concerted effort to make this happen.

So amongst the rush and chaos of a daily life that moves on fast forward from here until the end of the year, I'm taking a few minutes each day to concentrate on my writing. What I produce may be silly, serious or inane. It may be filled with words, pictures or a bit of both. But something will appear on this page every day for the next 30 days because that is my promise to myself.

Thank you NaBloPoMo.


  1. I like the way you say that writing is a time for you. It is probably by ding this that you find insight. Martin (274) I can't wait to find out more about your worldwide pelegrinations, Enjoy the architecture.

  2. Hey there, I found you via the NaBloPoMo blogroll.

    I love the way you have put this. I completely agree - my blog is the one place in the world that can be all about me and my doings. :)

    As part of NaBloPoMo I try to comment on as many participating blogs as I can, and I add participating blogs to my feed reader.

    So I'm just dropping by to let you know I've added your blog to my feedreader, I'm reading you loud and clear, I have a link up going at my place so my readers can find participating blogs which you are more than welcome to add your blog link to.

    Looking forward to seeing your posts, and you'll likely see me drop by again during November.

    Happy NaBloPoMo to you!