Hiatus and Planning Ahead

I really am thrilled with how well this project is going this time around.  A month and a half in my motivation is still strong and the thought of finishing the damned thing feels more and more real every day.

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Making it Happen

When we are children things simply happen.  For most of us, hot meals appear several times a day and each night a safe, warm bed awaits us.  We do not ask how or even why these things occur, simply take for granted that they do and will.  All of our needs are met while we are blissfully unaware of just what that process requires.  We have no concept of forty hour work weeks, mortgages or rent payments, utility bills or groceries.  We cannot imagine the struggle that is sometimes required to pay for our comfortable existence—seconds jobs or even parents missing meals so that we may eat.  The details of our childhoods are as different as our particular situations, but the overarching theme is:

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One Glorious Month

Somehow an entire month has passed since I started (well, re-started) this project.  It was a little terrifying to commit to finishing it publicly but I haven’t regretted it.  Now as I’m working away at revamping Chapter Six I want to take a little time to reflect on how this month has gone and where I stand moving forward.

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