Ok, so I made a promise that now I'm almost wishing I hadn't made. A friend of mine delivers newspapers every morning and for the past 3 years, I've subbed for him while he and his family went on vacation. He shamed me into again this year, only this year I'm also working fulltime on top of running a web design business and trying to squeeze in time to write. Needless to say, my plate is quite full.
Add to that the fact that I have to be up every morning at 3am, get done at 6, grab a shower and a bite to eat and I'm off to work. And by the time I get home, I can't take a nap because then I wouldn't be tired at 9 or 10 in order to catch at least 5 hours' sleep. So, I force myself to stay awake...if you can call it that. :)
Today was a killer. I worked a split shift totaling 10.5 hours. At least on other days, I could relax in the evenings. Not tonight or the next 2 nights.
And I've also teamed up with 5 other authors to launch an historical fiction blog which began this past Monday. That, plus it's "returns" week at work meaning I'm pulling product from the shelves, removing price stickers, keying the product and packaging it to return to the vendors (I work in a Christian bookstore as the inventory control supervisor).
Yeah, that leaves me tired and not functioning on all cylinders pretty much all day. And I don't want to hear it from anyone who says that's my normal state of being. *g*
Anyway, as it's now 9:30 and I have to be up in 5.5 hours, this is it. At least I'm halfway done. Only 5 more days. *yawn*
Slave Narratives from Library of Congress
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