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Frisky Friday - What Goes Around...

*Someone* likes sending naughty messages and making it difficult for me to concentrate on work. Every. Damn. Day.

I suppose I've suggested people do this to their significant others on numerous occasions, so I'm simply getting a taste of my own medicine, right?

T.G.I.F.

I'm not sure what's in store this weekend, but looking forward to it. Maybe a concert or several movies and cuddling. Hopefully some writing :)

Have a great weekend!

R~

Make-It Monday - Simply Being

Lately, I'm going with the flow. It takes a little extra work to achieve goals while doing so, but I think it may be good for me. Instead of making everything I do into a big deal, I simplify it.

As far as decluttering goes, this means that I gradually gather a few items and leave them by the door. When I'm ready to go out somewhere, I put them in the car and just slot the drop off into the rest of my plans. This way it's not a giant all day event and I get to feel a little less burdened by excess. Some may prefer getting it all done in one day, but I find it exhausting and a system shock.

In writing terms, I mostly let rejection roll off of me. I acknowledge it enough to think about whether or not I need to improve a specific skill, but I don't get upset that I didn't make it into an anthology. In fact, I may think about creating my own anthology instead. If so, it will likely be electronic only since they typically don't sell as well as other books do.

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Frisky Friday - Summer Heat

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I haven't dropped off the planet. I've been quite busy between a new job and trying to get my place fixed up.

I also have a new man in my life who's weird in all the right ways. He's romantic and treats me really well. I'm sure I'll eventually post about it in more detail, but for right now I'm savouring the time we spend together and wanting to keep him to myself a bit ;)

So as the heat of summer is slowing dying down, a fire is spreading in my life. These flames are far from the destructive forces plaguing Northern Ontario.

What can I say, except that I've never been one to follow a trend.

Hope you have a good weekend.

I'm pretty sure I will ;)

R~

Warrior Wednesday - Teaching

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There is a lot of change going on in my life recently. Not only have I started a new job, but I've started teaching my first student with the blessing of my sensei. I didn't go searching for it; it found me.

Teaching is interesting. Right now, I feel like I'm just trying to figure out what works best for this student. But it challenges me in a way that other training doesn't. I have to try to remember what it was like when everything was new for me.

I don't believe in a one-size fits all approach. Each student has different challenges. I have trouble with my posture from playing roller derby and problems with my ankles too. I also need more frequent water breaks than most people.

Some are dealing with different injuries. Others have trouble focusing. Vision, hearing, spatial, and many more things can make the journey different for someone e…