It is 4:53 a.m., I let my dogs out, and I counted down 5-4-3-2-1 to avoid procrastination and to force myself to get this post out. You see, yesterday morning, I randomly promised my friend Debbie (just because I could) that I would have this post done before I went to bed. Well, I got the basic framework for the WordPress site up last night, but I found myself nodding off while staring at the default "Hello world!" post that comes with a blank WordPress site. The computer geek in me sees the humor with the title of the default post, and those who have been around me lately will see the humor in the title I chose for this first post.
Are you really writing this at 4:53 a.m.?
Actually, no. I wrote that paragraph above at 4:53 a.m. on February 28, 2020. I finished writing this at 5:30 p.m. on March 11, 2020. Why did it take so long, you ask? It was simmering! You'll understand what I mean by this in time.
Why a personal blog?
So why is a computer geek like me suddenly creating a personal blog? I'm merely following inspiration that has unfolded bit-by-bit over the past couple of months. I can surely tell you that I have never aspired to be a writer of any kind, and the most writing I have done has been limited to technical instructions, proposals, and sales / support emails.
Just like I didn't have writing on my radar, I also didn't have a new car on my radar, nor a new office for my company, nor a new help desk system for my company, nor a romantic relationship. Life has magically unfolded for me lately in a way that almost seems too good to be true. I've been learning so much and have seen countless examples of taking small steps from inner inspiration, opening up doors I never imagined. This blog is also a reflection of the change in personal mindset that I have been experiencing this year.
What is the significance of 'Good Morning Universe?'
I honestly don't recall what prompted me to wake up one day and set a morning intention to bring more flow and fun into my life. I also don't remember what happened to me the first day, but it was magical enough for me to share the experience with a friend. I do distinctly remember that same friend coming back to thank me a couple days later. Thank me for what, you ask? She tried my little "greeting to the universe" and had something magical happen to her that day!
Well, 69 days into the year, I feel like I have opened some sort of floodgate. I now believe that by merely being "open to possibilities of fun" and following inspirations that come to me is a key to an a-may-zing day!
Here is a collection of blog posts so you can get to know me a little better.