Sunday, November 1, 2009

Adventure: Sunday Scribblings

I'm not adventurous. I'm not mysterious. The only "ous" I am is cantankerous, particularly after a soccer- and bowling-filled day followed by a Halloween night. Throw in a time change, and you've got someone even more cantankerous than usual.

["But you're gaining an hour," you protest, weakly because you are, rightfully so, afraid of me. "Bull," I counter, cantankerously. "I have children. There's no benefit to this extra hour. Unless you count bitchy kids up an hour past their true bedtime a benefit."]

What, then, does this have to do with the prompt from Sunday Scribblings this week?

["I say, it appears she really has just lost it completely," you say to your monitor, whispering because you're afraid I'll hear you."]

I've already wasted the extra hour I was given to write 50,000 words this month.

Now that's an adventure.


Tara R. said...

Good luck in your writing adventure. I hope it is successful!

keiths ramblings said...

An adventure indeed!

Miss Demure Restraint said...

I wholeheartedly agree . . . there is no greater adventure than our daily lives . . . good, bad or indifferent.

I too am disinclined to see any value in messing with the time twice a year. Just pick and time and stick to it already!

Good writing,
Miss D

Anne said...

Good luck with the writing. Are you going to share it with the rest of us? I wish I had the time and dedication.

Lucy said...

u are also humorOUS! I hate this hour back or forward thing! I have one cranky kid to
back up your theory pat!
good luck with the writing task

Tumblewords: said...

Good luck! I think I'm passing the Nanowrimo for the first time in 5 years. But...I'm going to save that extra hour, just in case.

gautami tripathy said...

Have fun, writing!

deathly adventure

Also don't forget to post any of your creative works at Monday Poetry Train Revisited!

mayberry said...

ooh! good luck. Share some excerpts once in awhile, maybe?

Old Egg said...

This is really good. You have hit on the fact that just about anything can prompt an adventure.

Giggles said...

HAHAHA...sorry for laughing but I think Humpty just fell off the wall!!!

Big hug for ya!!

Gel said...

Good(ous) luck(ous) with your Nano Adventure!

Dee Martin said...

I feel your pain LOL This is my first nanowrimo. let me know who you are on wrimo and we can exchange horror stories while we survive! Kudos for doing this with kids!! Mine are in college but I do work full time and today will be my hard day. Wednesday I stay after and coach some Computer App UIL kids and then slow the car down in front of the house long enough for hubby to jump in and off to church. Will have to try to write on my lunch hour today :)


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