I received some unexpected good news that I wanted to share. Last Friday’s post on the Unclaimed Baggage Center was printed in the Sunday edition of The Birmingham News, The Mobile Press and The Huntsville Times!
After the initial shock of the news wore off and I went to pick up my copies today, I cried and did Beyonce’s Drunk in Love dance (NOT the one she performed last night on the Grammy Awards) and cried a little more…right on 20th Street North. It’s been a long road for me. I grew up taking the comic section from my Paw Paw’s Sunday Press-Register and have wanted to have a byline since I was in elementary school, so this is really a dream come true.
My senior quote was Thoreau’s “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” My castle is materializing, and I feel kind of like this:
And today is post number 550. It doesn’t get much better, especially when I didn’t know if I’d make it to number 50! THANK YOU, thank you, thank you for supporting the blog.