Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Sometimes you just have to phone it in...

Sometimes it's just one of those days.

Sometimes there is family drama, and your publisher is calling in help, and work is crazy busy. Every time you answer the phone, you're landed with another short deadline, another problem, another project. The bills are past due, the paperwork is piling up, and something else needs to be redone.

Sometimes you just have to retreat to a bar, get a beer, and send in your blog challenge with your iPod....


What is your escape when you have one of those days?

7 comments:

AlanChinWriter said...

I like to take my dog up on the hill behind our house for a long, quiet walk. He's very old, 14, so he moves slow, which give me plenty of time to put things in perspective. He never asks for anything more than food. He never bitches at me for being late. He gives me unconditional love. He helps me through those trying times.

Julie Lomoe said...

I wish I had your problems! I'd love to have a publisher calling with deadlines. But when I'm stressed, I can garden, pet my cats, drink a glass of wine...there are so many possible diversions!

Elle Parker said...

Aw, Alan..you make me miss my old Mire...

Julie, sadly, it's not publishers hounding me with deadlines, it's the DAY JOB!!! *snerk*

Patricia Stoltey said...

The only thing that really works to get my mind off the pressures is to start through my To Do List and knock those pressures off one by one. Then I can do the relaxing things without worry or guilt.

Patricia, the guilt-stricken worrier whose blogbooktour To Do List is ten miles long.
http://patriciastoltey.blogspot.com

©DGreer said...

I knit. :)

Dani
http://blogbooktours.blogspot.com

Karen Brees said...

If it EVER stops raining here, I find solace in the garden. It's the one place I truly lose track of time.

Jina Bacarr said...

Music...music...music. I lose myself in a world of rhythm when my rhythm is off. Before I know it, I feel better and I'm able to move on.

Jina

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