Holiday Of Me Here's what we are doing.
Posted 24 March 2006 - 12:23 PM
So here's what I wrote:
Here are the results of this contest. We had some fun entries and some of them made me laugh, some of them moved me and it was hard to pick.
My favorite's were two entries that were essentially the same idea. Here's what they said:
1. I was reading the newsletter and thought of this holiday, probably because I bought ascrapbooking book yesterdy and today I feel a little guilty for having spent the money on something like that. Well, maybe I should make this a holiday and once a year tradition and I wouldn't feel guilty about it if it were a holiday.
It's "For me day"
Today I can buy the one (and only one) thing that I desperatly want buy can't justify buying.
Today is that day when I don't need an excuse, I can buy it because it's "For me day"
The date: March 24th
This one came from Amanda
2. I would like to propose the Holiday of Me. I suppose, theoretically, that's what a birthday is supposed to be, but it doesn't turn out that way. It's about other people focusing on you, and it isn't always very genuine. No, in spite of all the hype about the "me" generation, and the "me" society, I don't think that very many people are comfortable with taking the time to celebrate the uniqueness of who they are -- or feeling they have the permission do to so. We might briefly celebrate our successes, but we never celebrate the essence of who we are....and that's a concept worth both celebration and reflection at least once a year! And that's my 2 cents! - Jan
Now, I liked that idea because I tend to get lost in work and what I am trying to do for everybody else. I guess I am ready for a ME day!
So let's do it! Let's take a day tomorrow and do stuff that we have been putting off doing for ourselves. Then let's report here what we did and if we do layouts about our thoughts and experiences, we can post them to the gallery and link to them so show each other.
I have some ideas of what I might be doing. Let's see if I can actually pull it off!
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Posted 25 March 2006 - 03:20 PM
Posted 25 March 2006 - 06:33 PM
Now I'm off to change...
Posted 25 March 2006 - 06:52 PM
To have a friend is to have a shoulder to cry on, a hand to hold and an extra pair of legs when yours are too weak to stand alone...
I have been living buried in books and writing classes... as an added note I must say that it is rather scary when you start dreaming and all you can see within your dreams is words floating everywhere!
Valerie Lynn Harrell is the published author of a book of poetry, titled "A Little Girl Lost... Was Found Through Her Writing"
Posted 26 March 2006 - 12:42 AM
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