Progress – Day 11

Watercolor Typewriter

I can’t believe it’s only been 11 days since I started my morning pages challenge.  However, out of the other side of my mouth, I can’t believe I’ve stuck with it for 11 days!  As predicted, writing in the morning is TOUGH for me.  It seems that my first few words are always: sleepy. tired. grumpy.  It has also served as a great place to record my dreams.  They have been active and weird lately.  But I’ve found a bit of a rhythm and it’s always hard to cut myself off in order to get ready for the day.  Saturday morning’s pages were great because I could write as long as I wanted.  I hate racing the morning clock.  I have learned that it takes me about 15 to write the three pages.  You would think that I could get up earlier, but it’s just not possible.  But a clock does make me get right to it, spit out what I want to say.  I started on the first day with an unexpected genre (or theme rather?) and I have continued building on it each day — even if it’s only one of the three pages.  We’ll see if it turns into something more.  For now, I’m just sticking to the plan — three pages, first thing in the morning.

P.S. So this weekend I discovered this new app that turns your photos into watercolor portraits… Umm, maybe I spent too much time playing with it!

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