Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Too much Awesomeness to Save Until Friday

I know, I should be holding off on my celebrations until Viklit's next installment of Celebrate the Small Things on Friday, but I just can't.

It's just too much awesomeness. (note: I really like Kung Fu Panda, and have a tendency to get into "awesomeness" mode in my speech and writing when I'm excited)

So, awesome, amazing, bits of awesomeness:

1. I had an awesome book signing yesterday, encouraged by awesome friends at Harbor Christian Homeschool Co-Op!
 (I look a bit dorky, but it was still an awesome experience!)

2. Last night, I went to a parents' night out for Harbor Christian Homeschool Co-op, and two of the ladies there were part of a book club that read my book last month, so we talked Champion in the Darkness for a while! Sweetness! We also talked about writing, loglines, grammar (yikes, I keep finding a few errors here and there), GMO foods, and all sorts of random homeschool/mom stuff. It was very fun!

3. I came home, and received an e-mail informing me that an article about me, and Champion in the Darkness had gone live online and will be in newsprint tomorrow. I did find an error in the section about volunteering and teaching (I actually teach at one co-op/school, and currently I'm only volunteering once in a while at one church), but other than that, it's just really awesome!
Click this to see the article: Former Enumclaw Resident Publishes First Book.

4. In family news, my oldest daughter is going to a big talent/modeling convention/camp in New York this summer. Plus, my youngest daughter is preparing some of her bead art to show at the art show at our co-op, and possibly for sale in the future. And they are just awesome.

5. My husband is awesome all the time.

6. In household news: our septic system was having problems (very icky), but now it's fixed. Clean water, and plumbing that works is awesome! (Don't believe me, try living without for a few days - yikes)

7. Suzanne Furness gave me the Sunshine Award! Wow! Awesomeness! Thanks Suzanne!
I'll be answering questions and passing this along on Friday.

8. God is good all the time, and all the time God is good. Cue singing: Our God is an Awesome God!

Ok, so now, I don't know what I'll have to share for Friday's Celebrate the Small Things, but I'm sure I'll think of something, and I'll be sharing the Sunshine Award!

My hope for everyone today: That your Day is even More Awesome!!! And includes random moments of unexpected Awesomeness!!!


L. Diane Wolfe said...

I'm sure something else will happen before Friday.

Delighted your book signing went so well. And congrats on that article.

Mark Means said...

Congrats on the signing and the award. 'When it rains and pours' also counts towards good things as well as bad...glad to see you're needing an umbrella :)

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

That is a whole lot of awesomeness! And you do not look dorky.
God is good, all the time!

Julie Luek said...

This was such a happy heart post. I loved it! Congratulations on the book signing-- it must be so much fun and so gratifying. This was such a fun post to read. :)

Crystal Collier said...

LOL! I'm totally there with you on awesome awesomeness--and HOME SCHOOLERS RULE!! =) That's an awesome list of awesome. =)

Suzanne Furness said...

What a bucket load of awesomness! Glad you got the plumbing fixed though!

Samantha May said...

Lots of awesome in one post!

I've been there with the plumbing. The worst few days EVER.

Tyrean Martinson said...

Diane - I'm sure of that too!

Mark - needing an umbrella for the good rain is fun!

Alex - Thanks! And Amen!

Julie - Thank you! I had fun writing it, and I think the book signing went well because of the friends who supported me!

Crystal - Glad you agree on the awesomeness! Thanks!

Suzanne - Thanks! and I am too.

Samantha - yes, and some of it was unexpected and extra awesome because of that! Days without plumbing are not fun . . .but it's back, so it's good. :)

Natalie Aguirre said...

Congrats on all the awesome news. Glad the book signing went well. You looked very author-like signing!

Al Diaz said...

Whoa! Dropping everything I'm doing right now so I can perform the dragon happy dance for you! Happy, happy, happy! But remember, there is no charge for awesomeness or attractiveness. :)

mshatch said...

Big congrats on the signing; looks like fun! And what awesome daughters you have :)

Barbara Watson said...

That's a whole lot of sunshine. Thanks for the bright spark.

Gwen Gardner said...

Awesome! And you look very professional and authorly in your photo. I'm so glad things are going so well for you and your family :)

J.L. Campbell said...

Tyrean, sounds like thing are going awesomely well for you. And no, I don't think you look dorky at all.

M Pax said...

That is a lot of awesomeness. Wooo hooo! I think you look very writerly... not at all dorky.

Brinda said...

Yeah for all the awesome news. You deserve it!!

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S.K. Anthony said...

Absolutely frigging awesome!


Linda Ann Nickerson said...

Kudos on the successful book signing and the press feature!

Love the banner artwork and the inspirational writing quote.

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Tara Tyler said...

one of the best weeks of your life!
incredible batch of news!! congrats!!

VikLit said...

Gosh what an exciting week you have had!!!

Jeff Hargett said...

That is indeed a lot of awesomeness! I always love reading about life's awesomeness and people's appreciation of and thankfulness for it.