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Surrounded By Boxes – Stream of Consciousness Saturday #SoCS

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I know I usually use Linda’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompts as means to get my creative juices flowing and come up with a short little story or practice writing poems, but when she gave this week’s prompt of “pack” or “unpack”, all I could think about is all the boxes that are sitting here around me that I have left to unpack from when I moved apartments back at the end of December. I hated having to pack everything up to begin with and move, and I hate having to unpack and find where things got boxed up to begin with and then find where to put everything. Aside from all the work involved, it’s so time-consuming. The one good thing to come from all the packing and unpacking, I suppose, is that I’ve been able to downsize some of my stuff and get rid of some things that I decided I didn’t really need or want anymore. And I’m sure I’ll be finding more stuff that I will decide I don’t really want or need anymore as I get around to unpacking more stuff.

And I hope that after more unpacking gets done I’ll find more free time to be able to get back to writing more and finally get back to working on my WIP. Hopefully, that will be sooner rather than later. I know what I need to do – unpacking;  it’s just hard sometimes to find the will and energy to do it, especially when working full-time during the week.


This whiny post is part of the Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt, “pack/unpack”:

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Feb. 8/2020

 

Author: jowensauthor

I'm a geeky, animal/cat-loving author of Fantasy and YA Fiction. I'm a supporter of animal charities such as the WWF. I'm also a fan of anime and sci-fi/fantasy. I'm an avid reader as well, and enjoy mainly reading fantasies, mysteries, and books about animals. I have a B.A. in History with a minor in English. I also dabble in making jewelry, reading tarot, and am interested in the paranormal. You can find out more about me and my various books and writings at my website: http://jeanneowens.weebly.com. You can also find me on Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

6 thoughts on “Surrounded By Boxes – Stream of Consciousness Saturday #SoCS

  1. Boy, do I understand this. We moved almost a year ago and I *still* haven’t finished unpacking the office. Sigh.

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  2. I can relate Jeanne.

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  3. You know I understand. It is very time consuming. I don’t want to just throw everything somewhere. I am trying to go through things, see if I really want to keep them, and organize. Also not all of my decor I had in the old place works in my new place. So it’s also trying to decorate. And this is all on top of working full time and trying to do all those other “things” daily life requires. Seems it will never be done…but it will…someday. 😊

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