Reon Laudat
December 31, 2018 @ 10:56 AM

In my online writing groups, people are posting what they’re grateful for in their 2018 writing lives.
 
I thought this would make a great blog post so here goes. I’ve added pics from my BEST NINE of 2018 -based on likes-- from my Instagram accounts. (One is my general account and the other is my crafting account. I have two so general account followers aren’t bombarded with yarn crafting stuff.)
 
I’m grateful for:
 
Finally finishing One of a Kind Love Affair. This novel was particularly challenging to write. All 97,000 words of it.  I suffered several bouts of writers block. But now that it’s done, I’m satisfied with the results. 

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December 10, 2018 @ 10:50 PM

Happy Holidays!
 
I hope you’re enjoying family and friends. Did you get any Black Friday shopping done? I’m more of a Cyber Monday person myself. I do like *some* brick-and-mortar Christmas shopping for small items, but I try to  avoid the stores' busiest shopping hours or days.
 
What are your favorite holiday rituals?
 
Most nights I can't wait to turn on the Christmas tree lights and don my holiday leggings (I hoard them) and holiday socks (hoard those, too). I'll cheat with a cup of hot chocolate loaded with marshmallows or whipped cream in a holiday mug that makes me smile. Sometimes I go for eggnog, sans the spirits. That would make me too sleepy to read a ............

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