Monday, November 30, 2009

This is the end: Daily Gratitude 30

I am grateful that November is over. Not because I'm ready for Christmas. Or that another year is swiftly drawing to a close. November wasn't a bad month. I'm grateful that November is over because it is the last day of NaBloPoMo. On November 1st I insanely decided to join this posting every day thing... and not only did I post every day, but I gave myself a theme of Daily Gratitude. This meant that I actually posted MORE than 30 posts in November (this one makes 35) since my Monday Mission posts and the ONE Theatre Thursday post I managed to pull off didn't fit the theme.

Am I glad I did it?


Well, it was good to pause at least once each day to think about what I was grateful for. And some of those pauses turned into interesting posts I think, such about my posts about patience and getting educated by my lovely daughter. But mostly I feel that the daily gratitude posts kept me from the regular type of posting I do. In some ways that was handy. It was a busy month, and I didn't have to think much about what to post. I also allowed myself to keep the posts brief. But in some ways I wonder what posts I lost because I wasn't thinking outside of the gratitude box.

Would I do it again?

Probably not. Although I have learned to never say never.

So... goodbye November and NaBloPoMo. Goodbye Daily Gratitude posting (but I will still be feeling grateful every day, I just won't be posting about it ad nauseum).

We now return to out regularly scheduled programming.

Whatever that is.


Rima said...

Congratulations! I could NEVER do NaBloPoMo!

thailandchani said...

I did it a few years ago and decided *never again*!!! :)


Sarah said...

You're amazing. Congratulations.

Chrissy said...

Woo hoo! Job well done. No, I don't think I could do it either, although you did make me think about gratitude a lot more than normal.

Jen said...

I loved your daily gratitudes, but I must say, I agree with you about all the November insanity writing projects - just. too. much!

kayerj said...

that was a challenge--but I did enjoy your posts

flutter said...

you are a total wildwoman, I admire you

Anonymous said...

I am grateful to have a few moments and thirty inspiring posts that allow me to catch up with you.

And now, back to my waiting vacuum cleaner.