Since I'm very late typing this up, I'll try to keep it brief.
This week my husband and I are celebrating our 16 year wedding anniversary. Yay! Where did the time go?
My youngest son went back to doing martial arts after over a year of resting a broken toe. All of his instructors were happy to see him back. (Kyokushin Karate, Judo, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu)
Our city is finally fixing the streetlights in our neighborhood after years of the residents (including me) complaining. The lights used to be off for weeks at a time while houses were being burglarized. We would call the city and they would say it's the electric company's responsibility so we would call the electric company and they would say the lights belong to the city. It went on like this for years. When someone would complain, the lights would go on for a few days or even just a few hours, then go out again. People complained on the electric company's Facebook and one of the residents who knows the mayor complained to him. Whatever it was that got them to take action, I'm grateful for because we will finally get good lighting around here.
I found a bunch of good books at the library this week including one for my son which is a huge Big Nate book that is like an anthology. I hadn't known about it until I happened to walk by and see it on the display shelf. Jeff Kinney (author of The Diary of a Wimpy Kid) interviews the author, Lincoln Peirce in it. I want to read this myself because Jeff Kinney was a fan of Lincoln Peirce's work and reached out to him for advice on doing his own comics. Kinney became successful with Diary of a Wimpy Kid and helped Peirce gain popularity with his Big Nate comics. Big Nate was published and went on to sell over 15 million books! It's so inspiring! (I had to re-edit this because my facts were wrong, previously.)
What are you celebrating?
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