Friday, May 4, 2012

Five for Friday -- With A Little Help From My Friends

It's Friday. 
I've got my Avenger tickets in my pocket
and a feel good vibe floating 'round inside my heart.
I think it's all the fairy dust in the air of late.
Whatever it may be,
I'm embracing it, jumpin' back in the saddle,
and putting together a fun times post complete with
cackles,
balloons, 
chocolate,
anthologies,
and marshmallow villains.
It will all make sense.
 
Ready. Steady. 
Let's get this party started!

1. This week in Tweet Tweet Land.
I made new friends.
It made my heart happy.
Here's why--
Sarah from re-raveling and I told fairy tales about eyelashes, big toes, and marshmallow men.
*out -- ya know how it goes on twitter. typos be running wild!
 Susi Holliday (who's blog is here) cackled and my heart sang.
Victoria Pearson (who's blog is here) came up with the best job EVER.
Jessica Grey (who's blog/website is here) wholeheartedly supported my decision to make a tumblr vs being productive in life.
p.s. I also made a pinterest, because ya know, I don't have enough to distract me.
*headdesk*
And my lovely friend Katie and I discussed Ben & Jerry's. 
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2. This week in writing.
Speaking of Ben & Jerry's, 
this took place yesterday.
 Editing of Fluff, Nonsense, & Other Emo Crap commenced this week
and, let me just say, my brain-brain hurts.
It's a good thing the doctors decided I have two,
cause I'm pretty certain this whole process is gonna cause one to explode.

 3. This week in crazy awesome news that made my heart stop!!!
Speaking of exploding brains,
about a week ago I entered a flash fiction contest
hosted by @SJIHolliday & @ruanna3.
I do so declare it has been the best experience EVER!!!
Eighty-eight stories were submitted.
I've read every single one of them
and honestly adored them all.
There is no way I am going to win.
Having the privilege of playing a small role in this event has been my prize.
And then, low and behold, an announcement was made that knocked my socks off.
What is this wonderment @SJIHolliday is speaking of?
Why a published anthology of all the stories from the contest,
but of course.
ALL the stories, which means ME!
That's right, folks!!!
I'M GONNA BE A PUBLISHED WRITER!!!!
An actual physical book made of paper with stories in it
will have my name and my words in it!!!
I feel honored.
I feel stunned.
I feel verklempt!
I feel...
*brain-brain failure*

How doth one follow up that news?!
*ponders*
Oh, I know where to go next!

4. This week in heroes of the stache.
Speaking of feeling honored,
it's May and time for us to support our local staches.
This week I'm paying homage to a great hero of the stache--
Mr. Tom Selleck.
You, sir, are a god among staches.
Long live the stache!!

5. This week in yeah buddy.
And last, but oh so far from being least,
my family and I sent messages to our Rocketman last Saturday.
i love you, rocketman
It's been over a month since "the event."
It's weirdy in a far too comfortable kind of way.
And yet, I keep asking myself if it was all just a really bad dream
that I'm going to wake up from any day now.
*sighs*
For now,
I'm grabbing onto everything good and wonderful
and I'm refusing to let go.
Thanks to all of you for helping with the good and wonderful parts.
*hugs all around*
See ya on the flippy-flop.

8 comments:

  1. How cool is this! Tom-bloody-Selleck?! You rock, Ang xxx *cackles*

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    1. No, my dear sweet cackling friend, you rock. And that is that!

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  2. This is great, Ang! Thanks for the shout-out! :)

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    1. But of course! And it's only great cause you and Snoopy ROCK!

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  3. Thanks for the mention. I love this idea of a weekly round up.

    Although I haven't had quite the same loss, I know that weird but almost comfortable feeling. It's part of the process. The balloons are beautiful.

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    1. It was a great moment. Thanks for your words of encouragement! *hugs*

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    1. I was only accepting a hootenanny, but since I love you, I'll allow a simple hoot. ;)

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