I am a missing dingbat. I retreated last night to desserts, and I awakened this morning, with snakes snarling and hissing on my head, a nervous tension, and just disgruntled wormy thoughts that wouldn’t even coalesce with one another. I think that fits under missing dingbat category.
If I had a canary, it would be tempestuous, or lascivious, or frabulous, and mirror the excesses of my personality which I sometimes think goes into spillage too much. I’d like to retreat to the desert, but instead will go for a walk, under the trees in Pasadena.
The reason for all of this. I am in a “I’m Not Bob Challenge”. I’m Not Bob is this wonderful man’s personal blog, (He’s a Writer’s Digest person) and he’s helping us would-be, be, being, and all range of bloggers and writers to meet the challenge of expansion, construction too. Each day the anonymous amongst us arise and blow out our thoughts in Twitter, i.e., “I jmp ovr mts & Valleys, and I wl nt hiss at LinkedIn”, type of thing. Then we hook up FB pages, or simply chat, and sometimes, like today, my hands will click over the keys, which click sounds like Old Puggy’s (God rest his lardy soul) nails on linoleum at Grandma Anna’s place.
I’m becoming an old gal writer, whose voice is 35, and I am like a mountain goat. It’s a saga, this trudging up the mountains of words. Some days are tempestuous, a word in one of my CHPercolator prompts today, and one I’d use more if I were in a multisyllabic mode. Today I feel more Germanic, almost high boots and marching because I’m frustrated by my inabilities or level of knowledge (think ankle level) on the computer.
Today I’ll stick to dingbat, and walk heavy hoofed for hopefully 5 miles, and then my ding will be danged, and tomorrow will be another day.