Readers are snobs - no one will ever deny that. You'll find people who only read hardback. Others prefer paperback. And then eBooks hit the stage, and the printed word suffered a blow. For the longest time, I deplored eBooks. But I have to admit, they serve their purpose.
When you're in control of your own business, you fret over everything - especially money. You don't have an employer dealing with the taxes for you. And the government? They're not going to cut you any slack. So you fret over every "paycheck" and whether you've set enough aside. But it's also important to remember that you're investing in YOU. And you need to make important decisions that advance your work.
Everyone's learned to cope with a "new normal." But, as it turns out, when you get smacked with changes to that normal, it can throw you off-stride. So much that it starts to eat away at your mental state (who knew?). Then, when you're hit with a recovery period, your body tends to rebel against you. It's not a fun process.
Getting older is - unfortunately - mandatory. Growing up, on the other hand, is voluntary. There are pluses and minuses on each side - to both. And while I'm not a fan of the former (by any stretch), I suppose it's not entirely bad.
Our wedding's roughly a month away. I'm not exactly sure when that happened. Final payments have been paid. We have our guest total. The decorations are finished and tucked away in plastic totes for transfer to the beach house. (After we realized we only ought two owls last year - complete and utter brain fart)… Continue reading Final Countdown
Anyone with a wedding in 2020 will assure you COVID-19 adds an extra layer of stress. None of the wedding planners tells you what to do about plagues. It's made things a bit of a challenge.
Our wedding is in November, which sounds like enough time to prepare and have everything run smoothly - and I'd agree. Except COVID-19 has interfered and thrown things off a bit, adding a bit of stress. Not to mention that every time I look at the calendar, I feel guilty because I know people have had to cancel/reschedule their weddings during this time. It's a catch-22 situation.