Candidly; The Work of Writing Two: #AtoZChallenge


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Once again, this account is completely and totally fictional which means it never happened and is not true and is made up and is fictional.

And definitely not true.

Ah. New day. A good day. A good day to get some real work done. Some serious work. Serious work. Ser-ee-ous.

Let’s just move that remote off of the coffee tabl–DAMN IT!

I’ve never seen a glass spin like that. End over end. I barely tapped it. Barely. And now it’s everywhere. At least it’s only water. Only water, it will dry. And the glass didn’t break. Good. Back to it. Wait, need a little paper towel to blot it up. OK. Blog post then editing.

Blog post. Right. Blog post. Blog POST. Bloggity blog blog blog. Post.

Some more decaf? Yep. More decaf. Ah, that looks good, just blot the bottom of the cup, looks like there’s a little coffee there, and–DAMN IT!

It’s fine, it’s fine, the coffee did kind of jump out of the cup, but at least it didn’t go IN the toaster. A little under, sure but a quick wipe and, yep, we’re ready to go.

Cofffee is set and stable (ha! So funny. I’m a spiller! A spiller who can laugh at herself. Hmm. Maybe write that down). Time for some real work. Serious work. Ser-ee-ous.

Right after I make sure there’s no more coffee under the toaster.

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18 thoughts on “Candidly; The Work of Writing Two: #AtoZChallenge

  1. @breakerofthings

    Reminds me of the time that the handle broke on my mug of tea whilst I was holding it above my Kindle. I would love to say that this was fictitious. At least the kindle escaped with a barely annoyingly-in-the-way scratch. I still miss that mug.

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      • @breakerofthings

        Definitely one of those ones to make you check back over your actions in case, you know, karma. testing the handles doesn’t help. I’d carried the mug from the kitchen and trhough the house – tea on the living room carpet, so at least I didn’t have to lookout for a third.

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      • @breakerofthings

        yep. I love making pirate maps and aging them with tea, using instant coffee for foxing. but tea on the carpet is a real pain.


    • I’m so glad! And of course, you are right, though hopefully my next one will leave the toaster out of it. 😉

      You know. If that actually happened. Which it clearly didn’t.


  2. Your picture of the cat on the laptop had me reading it as if it were the cat’s thoughts….which made it extra hilarious. I just couldn’t get the cat out of my head, and I imagined it mispronouncing the word serious because, well, it’s a cat! I think I might need some coffee myself…. :p


  3. You ARE delusional if you think decaf is going to help you DO anything…I mean… this CHARACTER must be delusional! Hey, is that where “loony” comes from? I never thought of that before. Well, not from delusional. But, you know, from decaffeinated?
    if I were this character, I’d give caffeine a shot… or get a shot of caffeine… and see if it helps with the mug handling. I’m about to grab a mug of coffee now. Luckily I’m celiac so I don’t have a toaster to worry about. Gluten free bread is a lot like decaf – you’d have to be delusional to think either one is like the real thing.

    But all that aside…thanks for the smile this morning! Off to see if you have a D yet? Please don’t let it be “D-caf”!

    Donna Smith
    Mainely Write

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    • Oh I have something special for D, it will be up a little bit later! 😉

      Believe me, if I could drink all the real coffee I wanted I would! But unfortunately caffeine and I have a rocky relationship.

      Not that that was me or anything, of course.


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