“T’was the night before Christmas
and all through the web,
not a creature was stirring,
not even a…”
Well, given that my nickname for years has been Mouse and I am clearly stirring (or at least typing), we know better. Tomorrow is, for many people on the planet, a symbolic day of birth, a day for better things. Tonight, then, seems to me, is an excellent time to post one’s goals for the upcoming New Year and the new Round of Words in 80 Days.
I’m not going to harp about S.M.A.R.T. goals or any other productivity memes, acronyms, or boosters. Maybe it’s because there is something in me that believes there is a magic to this oh, so very dark, and yet so very lovely, time of the year. Maybe… but really, it’s because no matter what suggestions I make, you need to find the style of Doing that best suits you. The magic is in you and the effort and willingness you have to challenge yourself to be and do more… to write, create, and live true to your dreams.
So rest up, savor the night, the morning to coming and all the joys of the season whether it is your holiday or just a day when the grocery is closed. Sometimes, it’s nice to have nowhere to go too.
And… for fun of it, here’s your linky and a bit of holiday mirth: