May 10, 2013

Funny



I wrote two pieces for the writing group in the midst of my chaos.  I reread both yesterday and was much surprised to find that they are pretty good.  The non-fiction work is pretty cynical.  I was embarrassed to discover that.  Then again, I was pretty depressed when I wrote it.

I mentioned to one of the writing group that swims with me in the mornings that it was good tho cynical.  Funny too. 

“You are a funny lady,” she said.

That made me laugh.

Two family members recently lost jobs because of their cynicism.  I really don’t want to foster any more enthusiasm for cynicism around here.

Then again, that piece is funny.



  • Keeping those on the east coast in my thoughts.
  • Himself:  Still working the audit que till next Wednesday.
  • Herself:  Was thinking we could organize the garage this hot and sticky weekend.
  • Reading:  Still on the post WWII Brit book.  It says it is funny, but it isn’t.
  • Balance:  Greek yogurt and warm water in the pool.
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    4 comments:

    1. wow, I'm impressed with you for writing and writing well under such duress. You are gifted indeed.

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    2. Guess the "piles" and clutter are still on your mind. Glad you were able to create two poems in any case.

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    3. You certainly get a lot done in so little time.

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    4. I think that one of the best feelings in the world is when you find and re-read a piece you wrote long ago and recognize it as good, even have a momentary "who wrote that" moment. Congratulations. You are a funny lady, and cynicism in control can be a good thing.

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