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Just when I thought I had nothing to write about, life happens. We have another snow day...or should I say, ice day.
I'd woken up early, walked Bella, eaten breakfast and I was just about to sit down to write when the power went out. I waited and it flickered for a moment and then again it was out. It's unusual for my neighborhood to lose power. I looked out the window and saw that everyone had lost power, even the stores and restaurants near me.
Bella was scared. She refused to leave my side. She was shaking so much. I wonder what spooked her. I remained calm, which isn't like me. After lots of comforting and petting, we found our way upstairs to the writing room. There a candle and the twinkly tree provided some light for writing.
The power came on. It took about an hour. I loved the silence. I loved how it knocked me out of my routine. I loved the opportunity to comfort Bella and I loved the uninterrupted time to write.
Just when you think, "There's nothing to write about!" life comes along and provides. A writer must be looking for those opportunities.