Last April, I participated in the A-to-Z Challenge, where over 1800 bloggers accepted the challenge to write 26 posts for the month of April (every day except Sundays) using one letter of the alphabet per day. It was a life-changing month for me as my mom died just 9 days into the challenge, but still, I managed to continue getting each of my 26 posts out and in the end, was grateful for the creative diversion (and now that I’ve reread those posts, it seems I managed to write a couple really good ones during that time too!).
So, I’m going to take the challenge again this year and see what can come of it! This year, WinnieViews is blog number 123 out of more than 2200 blogs participating. It should be fun to start clicking that list randomly to see what other bloggers are doing with that same alphabet letter each day!
When starting to prepare my topic lists for the challenge a few weeks ago, it looked like I’d be blogging about mostly introspective, non-travel subjects. But, March was an amazing month of travel and photography! I’ve still got a half-dozen posts to share of those adventures! So, I’ll try to “shoehorn” those travel posts into each alphabet letter as best I can for the early part of the month, and switch back to the other topics after that.
I arrived back home to Chicago two days ago and am now making my way through a 4-month pile of snail mail to prepare for filing taxes. Then, the hard labor starts to finish up a few more house projects and sort/purge through the last piles of stuff to get the house on the market ASAP. Winnie does not want to stay parked in the driveway too long!
What a roller coaster the next few months should be