A Happy Week


This last week was very nice in most respects!

Until I Wake Up coverThis week I really wanted to do something on Booktrack, so I wrote a two page short story as a writing exercise and then published it! I titled it “Until I Wake Up” which I think was very fitting. I tried writing something strange and haunting, from the perspective of a child, so I’m hoping I succeeded! It was a nice twenty-four hour project; I enjoyed spending time making a cover and creating an ambiance soundtrack.

Since this is my third short story I’ve published on Booktrack, I feel like I can start calling myself a self-published author. 😛 Here is another link to the story and the following is my synopsis: “A sensitive child serenely revisits the edge between sleep and non-existence, calmly beholding a familiar dark world stretched out before her.” I enjoyed this story quite a lot, I might return to it later!

At school, I took four practice tests for the GED to see how well I would come out; I got two “Likely To Pass” results, a “Too Close to Call,” and one “Not Likely To Pass” with my math, which I expected. LOL! I suck at math. However, I will hopefully go in to take the Language Arts test soon, as that is the one I tested the most strongly in. It was encouraging to see how close I am to getting three-fourths of the test accomplished!

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I’m still madly in love with Studio Ghibli right now. On Pinterest, I’ve decided to do a 42 Day Ghibli Challenge all for myself! I’ve found two different tags which I’ve slightly edited and combined to completely feed my Ghibli obsession. I’ve even made a separate board for it! I’m very excited to be doing this for myself at last! For any Ghibli fans out, you can check out my board here. (>>>Ghibli food is the best looking in animation! This makes me hungry! >>>)

On top of everything else, the weather dropped out of the triple digits this past week; but it was only noticeably cooler exactly on October 1st! It is now in the late sixties when I walk the dogs and I hardly break a sweat! It’s been absolutely lovely and has made the last half of this week very enjoyable! I can’t wait for it to get a little cooler in midday so I can start wearing my hoodies!

ced91bb732c9803c211e1b311c3994b7Outside of a flooding toilet (that was disgusting and very stressful,) my week has been exceptionally great! My DVD copy of Captain America: The Winter Soldier even came in the mail (the only other DVDs I think I’ll definitely have to own by the end of the year will be The Wind Rises and Guardians of the Galaxy!)

I’ve decided not to write my LotR post till after I’ve finished rewatching them; however I will be seeing Return of the King soon, so writing will commence pretty soon. 🙂 Rewatching the films have been worth it, though, as I’ve been forming more solid opinions on the characters. (I’ve seen the two Hobbit movies by now, too, so I will discuss them as well!) I’m looking forward to forming my thoughts on paper at last.

The rest of my weekend will be me reorganizing my DVD shelf, hanging laundry, watching Spice and Wolf S2, playing Star Wars Angry Birds, and prepping for school on Monday. Here’s to another wonderful week like this; I hope you all had a good week too. 🙂

~Jamie

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4 thoughts on “A Happy Week

  1. Hi JAMIE,
    So glad you are working on your GED. You will do fine as you study for each section. We have our first frost warning here tonight. I suppose my patio garden will not last much longer.
    Have a great week. You’re doing great.
    Love you

    1. Hi Mary!!!

      Yes, I have been working for my GED since before summer started! I hope I can get it soon, but I will more likely get the math part sometime next year! Thanks for the encouragement!

      Wow! Frost warning! It’s not that cold yet here, lol, but you know what our weather is like. Miss you! Hope you have a great week too!

      ~Jamie

  2. Good luck on your GED, and congrats on another Booktrack. 🙂 And I’m glad you had a good week.

    Ghibli food looks so good! You are making me hungry! 😀 And Spice and Wolf!!!!!!!! I LOVE SPICE AND WOLF!!!!!!!! 😀

    -James

    1. Thanks, James! It was also fun Skyping you for so long too! 😛

      YES THEY ARE THE ONLY PEOPLE WHO HAVE MADE VEGETABLES LOOK GOOD TO ME! 😀 Yes, Spice and Wolf is good!!!!!!! 😀

      ~Jamie

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