#Reverb11 March 2010

I seemed to have somehow missed the prompts for the first two months of Reverb 2011, I started participating in #Reverb10 in December, but when I got stuck without access to my blog while I was in China, I decided to abandon it. I do like the spirit of the project and look forward to responding to the prompts for the remainder of the year leading up to December's daily challenge again. This … [Read more...]

Forty-one and going strong!

Today's my birthday - number forty-one - and I am taking the day off from blogging to relish in my new age and prepare for the year to come. I think my word for 2011 and for my forty-first year on this earth is going to be CLARITY. As I mentioned in my Day 1 #Reverb10 post: "I hope to look back next year and feel content in the fact that I spent the twelve months finding focus. That I quit … [Read more...]

#Reverb10 Day 11 Make-up – 11 Things

Now that I am back from China and can access my blog I need to catch up on my Reverb10 posts! The prompt for the 11th #Reverb10 was: 11 Things. What are 11 things your life doesn't need in 2011? How will you go about eliminating them? How will getting rid of these 11 things change your life? In the last couple of years I have done a pretty good job of streamlining my life. I live my life with … [Read more...]

#Reverb10 Day 10 – Wisdom

Today's prompt for #Reverb10 is: Wisdom. What was the wisest decision you made this year, and how did it play out? The wisest decision I made this past year was to listen to my good friend Julie Roads when she offered me advice about my blog. I wrote about this recently in my "Blogger or writer?" post: Misadventures with Andi is not static, I see it as human in nature, every evolving, hard to … [Read more...]

#Reverb10 Day 9 – Party

Today's prompt for #Reverb10 is: Party. What social gathering rocked your socks off in 2010? Describe the people, music, food, drink, clothes, shenanigans. Well, this is an easy one. I have been to some great blogging conferences and social media events, but nothing tops meeting my favorite Parisian blogging buds. I read these ladies every day and was ecstatic that they all got together to meet … [Read more...]

#Reverb10 Day 8 – Beautifully Different

Today's prompt for #Reverb10 is: Beautifully Different. Think about what makes you different and what you do that lights people up. Reflect on all the things that make you different – you’ll find they’re what make you beautiful. Wow that is seriously hard to answer. I think one thing that makes me different (but not from everyone) is the fact that I view myself as a global citizen.  Being … [Read more...]

#Reverb10 Day 7 – Community

Today's prompt for #Reverb10 is: Community. Where have you discovered community, online or otherwise, in 2010? What community would you like to join, create or more deeply connect with in 2011? I find my sense of community every single day on the blogosphere.  Whether it is interacting with commenters or exchanging emails with Misadventure with Andi readers, or whether I am out there on other … [Read more...]

#Reverb10 Day 6 – Make

Today's prompt for #Reverb10 is: Make. What was the last thing you made? What materials did you use? Is there something you want to make, but you need to clear some time for it? I want to make a really awesome meal for my husband!  For nine years my husband  has made every meal I have eaten at home.  He is a wonderful cook. He is generous and cooks with love. He is naturally skilled and comes up … [Read more...]

#Reverb10 Day 5 – Let Go

Today's prompt for #Reverb10 is: What (or whom) did you let go of this year? Why? There is no question about the answer.  I let go of my grandfather this year, or rather he let go and hopefully found peace, together again with my grandmother.  I wrote about the story of my grandparents and how in the last few years I had been a fair-weather granddaughter unable to bear what had become of their … [Read more...]

#Reverb10 Day 4 – Wonder

Today's prompt for #Reverb10 is: How did you cultivate a sense of wonder in your life this year? Wonder. Taking time to smell the roses. Taking nothing for granted. Staying curious. My husband calls me a "little detective" because I have a tendency to ask a lot of questions.  I observe a lot. There is something that drives me, a curiosity I guess about life and everything in it. But not to the … [Read more...]