All posts tagged: Awesomeness

With Sincere Gratitude: celebrating my favourite word-guru, Alexandra Franzen

Alexandra Franzen wants “to live in a world where emails are short, love letters are brave, and ‘thank you’ notes are scribbled by hand”. And with such beautiful images of a life full of love, gratitude and tenacity conjured up, who wouldn’t want to join her?

Post #36: The One Where I Shirk My Responsibilities

Welcome to the thirty-sixth post of the Great Writing Challenge of 2012. Five days a week for six months, I will be given a topic to write about. The stipulation: it must be 250 words (or more), and positive in tone. If you would like to suggest topics for me to write about, please email me at TheRebeccaProject [at] gmail [dot] com. This is the post where I shirk my responsibilities and tell you just how sore and tired I am. I AM SO SORE AND TIRED! I cannot possibly sit here and tell you all about it because that would be super boring for all concerned. So I am going to make myself a cuppa, lay on the floor to stretch out my back and watch the final episode of Downton. I know, I know! I promised. But I can’t. We have walked miles today, eaten at Off The Grid (Chairman Bao is the best food truck in San Francisco!) and cavorted around like jedis with lightsabers. Oh, yes. It was a brilliant day. …