A tradition continues. I have had requests to repost this again this year. Ok the requests were by my other personalities but a request is a request.
The pursuit of creative activities are often affected by the mindset of the individual involved. My writing is no exception.
This time of the year has an especially strong influence on my moods and I tend to go through three stages.
Stage 1) Awareness: This stage is marked by the thoughts. Well, I’ve gotten through Halloween and Thanksgiving without going into a diabetic coma so what’s next? Oh yea, Christmas.
Stage 2) Trepidation bordering on cynicism. This stage usually sets in just after ThanksGiving, Black Friday to be precise. This stage usually requires a bit of time to work through to get to the next stage. During this period last year I worked through it by posting a four part story about the travails of toys during this time of the year.
Stage 3) Anticipation: The transition to this stage is marked when cynicism fades and has been replaced…
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