Glad you like your toy. What is it again? Like a tablet or an ipad or like a phone with doohickeys on it? (Can you tell my hubby is a computer geek by the technical words I use?)
Jay I think you could do a flashback. If he'as just remember or you want it to play out like a flashback on TV so it's more showing than telling you could do something like this : Sitting on the porch with my 7 yo son, the memories flew past me. Myson (not a typo but the name for the son. Hmm I rather like that. Too bad it doesn't work with Mydaughter...Mygal? No? I digress back to the story example) reached over and touched a tear on my face. I gently cupped my hand around his. "I was thinking of the past." As I continied the storey, I closed my eyes and suddenly I was transported back to 1984.The wind blew as the dark clouds swirled around. The thud, thud of my father's footsteps made me shiver with fear. Turning around I tilted my head back until my face was parallel to the ground. Through his stormy blue eyes Dad looked down on me. "Got your chores done Boy?"
After the past caught up with the present, I looked down at Myson. Something sparkled in his pale blue eyes. I think it was understanding. . .understanding of why I am who I am.
So does that help at all? I love doing that kind of stuff, I think even more than writing my own stuff but not because I don't like writing but more because I think it makes me feel needed or useful maybe even valuable...But again I digress.
Tiara NaNo is supposed to be fun and as a side note a way to get you writing. If it stresses you out too much maybe it's not the right venue for you. Try to just think of it as something you will enjoy and if you get 50,000 words then great but if all you get is a headache then know there is no shame in saying this isn't for me.
Today has been good. With only 5 days to the wedding I'm trying to find the balance between doing enough to help my agoraphobia and my fear of the pain I'll have when it's all over and overdoing making it impossible to enjoy the day. Today I unloaded the dishwasher, took a couple of mid-sized walks (for me), finished reading and commenting on the challenges, proofed 2 pieces for others, checked my email, picked up the stuff Phin drags into my bedroom (well some of it, getting all of it would be too much), worked for a bit on portable elliptical (Cuz my balance is wonky and there are no arm thingies I sit in the computer chair and move the feetie thingies while gently twisting to exercise back and waist) scrubbed tub and toilet. Now I'm going to indulge on my rice cakes (if I stop suddenly the stock market in Quakers and rice harvesters will plummet! I've been on my rice cake and honey kick since Feb which explains why I gained back almost half of the weight I lost)
I have an idea for my cup challenge. Thank you Amy for being my memory holder cuz when I get an idea I txt you and then you remind me or if I was awake and remember doing it I can check my sent messages. I know Amy was mulling over a story anyone else? Laura? Puppers? Barb? (The last time you entered you did awesome! I know technically it was the time before that you won your level but the last story was awesome too) Becky? Tiara (maybe taking a break and writing for Cup will help you with NaNO) Seema, Kate, Kara, Jay, Holly and anyone I may have missed.