Kindergarten Wisdom: “Writing and Blogging is Awesome”

Life’s been busy, and I will admit I’ve been having a hard time keeping up with myself.  Mostly I just want to put out there a few words of wisdom I received in January.  A month that, once again, did not go as planned.

I didn’t meet my writing goals, or my editing goals.  I ended up putting a lot more time into side-projects (like Taliana’s UnBirthday party).  I had moments of uncertainty — where I wondered if I was losing my grasp and focus on my writing.

But I keep looking back at one particular present I got this year for my birthday.

For my birthday last month the daughter of one of my friends made me a card.  A little poem that now hangs on the bulletin board near my desk.  The best line of it: “Writing and Blogging is awesome.”

Writing is a part of who I am.  So much so that a girl in Kindergarten, whom I only get to see rarely (not nearly enough — such an awesome kiddo!), knows it.  It doesn’t matter to her that I didn’t edit as much as I wanted, or that my writing took a bit more time than I planned to get on the page.  She just knows that it is what I do.  And that it is awesome.

So remember that, fellow writers and bloggers.  I happen to know that this particular little girl is quite wise (and very smart, like scary-smart sometimes).  If she says that writing and blogging is awesome, I am inclined to believe her.  And I like to think that we who participate in such activities are awesome too.

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10 thoughts on “Kindergarten Wisdom: “Writing and Blogging is Awesome””

  1. I think we see a lot of ebb and flow with our writing. I didn’t write much at all October or December last year and was in a real funk. Sometimes you’ve got to fill up that creative well with other types of writing 🙂

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  2. “Writing and blogging is awesome.” Love it. Hope things slow down for you soon so you can catch up. Taliana’s UnBirthday Party is intriguing, by the way. I finally had a chance to finish reading it. Hope we get to find out what that book is someday.

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  3. That card is precious, especially since it comes from the heart and unfiltered by age. If I were you, I think I’d frame it and put it above my writing space for moments when I was feeling disheartened.

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