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It’s the last day of the Blogathon and the optional theme is to create a word cloud for our blog, which is what I did! 🙂 I used to create it, and I chose it to be in the shape of a treble clef because of my love for music.  It was either this or the “LOVE” stacked, which you may or may NOT know, but both the Treble Clef and the stacked “LOVE” where the “V” is leaning to the right are on my Class ring from High School. 🙂

If I was more skilled with a computer, I would have gone with a Word Cloud in the shape of an open book OR the letters spelling out “Bookworm”, but that wasn’t an option and I’m not that skilled!

So…I made it through the Blogathon and my thoughts?

Well…I’m blogging daily anyways, but this gave me more of a reason to do so THIS month. This month was also the busiest I have had in awhile and I feel my blogging suffered a bit for it. I think I had some great posts this month, but I also had some that weren’t so great. Looking at others that participated in this blogathon, I kind of feel like my blog didn’t quite fit. Most of the participants seem to have very professional blogs, and mine just isn’t like that. I think my blog IS a serious thing for me, and I take it very seriously, but I also think my blog is a very personal one that reads more like an inside view of my life that I am letting others see. I think professional bloggers would probably rip my blog apart in critiques, but that’s fine with me.  My blog is meant for those LIKE me who can relate, not for just everyone, and I’m not going to change who I am to make it that way. Sorry…this is THE Real Sharon…..not the fake…

{June 25, 2013}   One Minute Carnival Haiku

Today , I have combined the  One Minute Post Prompt with  Haiku Day  on the WordCount Blogathon and done a Carnival Haiku!  

I don’t know why that first part was underlined or how to undo…so just overlook that little annoying detail and enjoy my haiku below! 🙂

OneMinuteWriterButton21. Read the daily writing prompt.
2. Push “Play” on the timer on the right side of the screen.
3. Spend 60 seconds or less writing a response to the daily prompt.

Today’s Writing Prompt: Carnival
Posted: 25 Jun 2013 03:30 AM PDT
Remember those carnivals you went to as a kid, or maybe you went on a date to one?! Did you win a big prize, or lose lots of hard earned money trying? Did you see something crazy?

wcToday is Haiku Day, one of the most popular days of the WordCount Blogathon, where everyone in the month-long blogging challenge is encouraged to write a haiku. In case you’re not familiar with it, a haiku is a Japanese poem form that consists of three lines with a total of 17 syllables: 5 syllables in the first line, 7 in the second, and 5 in the third. — Michelle


Texas heat burning

Under shade at Coin Dozer

Watch my money go

(I have always been addicted to this darn coin game where you shoot the coins in and try to knock off the cheap prizes!)

That first haiku was about a good memory….but I decided to do a second on a bad memory.

My 16th Birthday

Happiness turned to Heart Break

Carnival of Cheats

(This was based on seeing my boyfriend with another girl at the fair ON my 16th Birthday and being dumped.)

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