Well, here I am in New York City. CRAZY!!!! I cannot believe that I actually live here now. I am a Seattle girl, through and through, so it was really a long shot that we would ever actually make this move. But, we did it! My husband is LOVING his new job, the kids and I are adjusting slowly our new life, and we're just taking things one day at a time. The hardest part is how much we miss our family and friends. But, we're starting to get excited about all the things we can see in this vast, amazing, wacky city. I already caught a glimpse of the new Freedom Tower under construction and that was COOL. I have a whole list of things we're going to try and see this week so, I'll keep you posted!
Meanwhile, I'm just starting to get my writing groove back. Anyone else out there thinking of doing NaNoWriMo? If you don't know about National Novel Writing Month, here is a link to the website. You write 50,000 words during the month of November and people ALL OVER THE WORLD are doing it with you! You get pep talks from famous writers, and you record your word count every day so you can actually SEE the progress on this handy dandy little graphic they have. It's not for everyone, but I definitely credit NaNoWriMo with "giving" me my novel a few years ago. I finally just wrote it all out, with very little self-editing. It was great!
So, let me know if you're joining me on this quest and we can share the joy and the pain of forcing yourself to write almost 2,000 words a day. I am furiously outlining right now, so I'd better get back to it. I leave you with a little Frank Sinatra, to celebrate my new city. Cheers!