I'm not what you would call a morning person. I'm more than happy to hide under the covers until 9:30 or so in the morning. Like a civilized person.
Sometimes that just isn't in the cards and you end up waking up with the sun. This was the case a few weeks ago while visiting family in Colorado Springs. I had two choices: Grump about it or grab my camera.
At least I got some nice pictures out of it!
The holidays are (mostly) over and I hope you have survived. I had a few random thoughts that have strung together somewhat in a common theme.
Holidays are stressful for many different reasons. Like many others I had a few moments of frustration that had me doing the silent scream thing. I then came in to work this morning and read some stuff that made my holidays look like sugar and spice. It reinforced that whole be happy with what you have thing for me.
One good thing that was a nice little pre-Christmas gift to me from the universe was the news that a new short story I submitted to a contest a few months ago came in second and got published in an anthology titled Seasonal, Sweet, and Suspenseful: A collection of Holiday, Romance and Mystery Short Stories. It's available on Amazon for $2.99. Be sure to check it out and leave a review! I should have Visitor up as a stand alone short in the next few weeks.
Along those same lines, a few of my photos were selected for publication in the Tiny Tale edition of The Book Nymph's December edition. Be sure to check it out, The Book Nymph always has interesting new authors for you to discover.
Another nice thing from my holiday break has been time for one of my favorite activities - heading out into the desert with my camera in tow. On this particular trip I spent some quality time with some power poles.
Some of these shots can be purchased on my pixels.com page.
Lastly, is the subject of new years resolutions. Many years ago I resolved to no longer make new years resolutions and so far have a perfect track record. I have no plans to sully such a winning streak. :)
Enjoy the rest of your holidays, and thanks for your support!
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