Weekend Coffee Share

Join me for a conversation and a cup of coffee

Sep 1 · 3 min read

It is overcast this morning and threatening to rain. What would you like to drink today? I am back to plain black coffee this week.

If we were having coffee, I would tell you this week at work I managed a more balanced schedule. I was able to be at two schools all day so I didn’t drive all over the city! My regular weekly meetings on Monday and Friday started as well so that felt right.

If we were having coffee, I would tell you I am Storyaday September starts today. The first video prompt is up even though I haven’t written to it yet. In honor of Labor day it is supposed to be a story about workers. I have a loose theme plan for my stories this month so I will update you next week on how that is going. The community was buzzing the last couple of days with people anticipating the challenge so lots of writing conversation makes me happy.

If we were having coffee, I would tell you I ran and walked twice this week. It isn’t a lot but more than I have been. My plan is to get outside today. Honestly, this new schedule has made me very tired so I have to exercise in the morning if I am going to run. Just a walk I think I can manage after work. I will schedule that in my Passion Planner this week.

If we were having coffee, I would tell you I listened to a short story podcast and have fallen in reading love with a new author to me — N.K. Jenisin. She wrote this wonderful story about a theme restaurant that has a magical element to it. I picked up her short story collection from the library and am thrilled. I also picked up Tobias Wolff’s memoir and a writing book penned by Walter Dean Myers.

Speaking of the library…I thought I had lost a library book for the first time in my entire life. I knew I had “put it somewhere safe” but couldn’t remember where. I finally dreamed about it and found it! Whew!

If we were having coffee, I would tell you I had a reader get excited about the Bradbury Trio again after reading some of my posts! His response then made me excited about it all over again too. I love the reading and writing community — so motivating.

If we were having coffee, I would tell you I would love to hear about your week! Tell me something random that happened to you or that you saw.

Tammy Breitweiser is a writer and teacher who is a force of nature and woman of honor; seer of nuance; an accidental inspirationalist; a keeper of the little red doors, and a conjurer of everyday magic who is busy writing short stories. A future Minnesotan temporarily hiding in Indiana, her poetry has been published in The Storyteller Magazine and her flash fiction in The Ninja Writers Monthly and Elephants Never. Her essay is published in the I Wrote it Anyway anthology. She is a writer for the publications Teachers on Fire Magazine and The Noteworthy Journal. You can connect with Tammy through Twitter @TLBREIT and her newsletter here!

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Tammy is force of nature; woman of honor; seer of nuance; ultra runner and ultra reader; & an accidental inspirationalist who writes.

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