This was meant to be posted last night but I seem to have forgotten to press the “Publish” button. Senior moment! Bah!
I have reduced my “Following” list to 33.
At this point I realised that I have several people missing who should be on. I may eventually get up to around 50.
I was surprised to find that Derrick Knight was not on my list. He is one of my most visited sites, alongside Tootlepedal, but I didn’t seem to be following him. As with a number of people who are frequent visitors to this site I just get back to him by clicking on his link. Sorry Derrick.
So far it’s only halfway through the day and apart from cooking brunch and watching one episode of Diagnosis Murder I have done nothing but Word Press related work. I have answered comments, finalised the “Followed” List, followed Val’s instructions on how to delete followers and read a few blog posts. It is not a lot. Finally, as I am working towards a secret self-imposed target, I decided it was time to write.
Unfortunately I just calculated the target and I’m going to miss it. So, craftily, I reset the target and I’m going to meet it. All I had to do was adjust the time-scale. And, as it’s a secret, you will never know…
It’s later now. I’ve been on the phone to my sister, ordered a prescription online from a reluctant NHS system that kept kicking me out, washed up from brunch and made a pot of soup that will see us through the next couple of days.
I am making slow headway towards my 250 word target. This is 261. At 250 I can persuade myself it’s a proper post. At 240 it’s probably OK, but at 230, it doesn’t seem like I’ve made a serious attempt.
Some days, the magic just doesn’t happen. This may be linked to the bad night’s sleep I had last night. I have made many mistakes in my life, and last night they all came back to me. They do that once in a while. It has been within my grasp at times to be richer, happier, thinner and more widely published, but I have shown an uncommon talent for failing to failing to close the deal. It’s as if my subconscious likes to torment me every so often by letting me know that it knows…
The photos are just random work photos.
I feel even more honoured now I am one of such a select few
I couldn’t believe you weren’t on the list.
Sometimes WP drops follows, as well as comments, likes and such. It sometimes throws people into SPAM for no good reason (it did that to you, too) that I can see. It is a huge interactive database of sorts, and it is amazing it works as well as it does. 🙂
Hindsight regarding life is generally only good for reflection before making decisions affecting where one is going. It is all water under the bridge. 🙂
When life gives you water under the bridge, play Poohsticks.
I have fellow feelings about the arrival of poor thoughts about the course that life has taken as one grows older.
I see you as one of life’s winners. This may, of course, say more about my life thas yours.
Or your ability to detect the truth in others.
It’s always magic. Some days it’s disappearing in a box and reappearing somewhere else. Sometimes it’s just a flower out of your sleeve. They’re equally worthy, just different.
🙂 You are so cheerful!
Never! Take that back!😉
Your’re American, it’s genetic. You can’t avoid it.
Sigh. I know what you mean. Onward?