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|Oh, the weary days. I’ve been striving like crazy on Wealthy Affiliate trying to get things straight with my knowledge of art and the confusion that is WordPress. Uhg. My inclination is to spend at least four hours researching art and fours doing WA stuff. But after watching a vid on goals from the WA site, I think that would be too demanding at the moment. Perhaps an hour and a half of research and two hours on WA and then increase the duration for both in small increments would work. This will allow time for WdC stuff and reading. I miss the old days when only writing was my only gig. I need to get back to it. There is something with writing that will cross into WA. My focus is art. I plan to do a flash short story every Friday of 700 words or less. It will fittingly be based on an image prompt of my choosing. I’m quite eager to see how the WA community thinks of it. lol. So five days from now I will do my first story!
I did my first blog a few days ago. It was about how things have been for me so far. My next blog will include the short story. Hopefully, it will pop up in the top blog listing. It may take a few entries but I think it will happen actually.
I have found I comprise more content now that I type without looking at the keyboard – for the vast majority of the time. lol. I usually look down when I need to type the letter “y.” Ironically, I just pressed “y” without looking.
As usual I chatted with my friend Jared. We spoke briefly about politics, government conspiracies and the state of society. He was sick so I couldn’t shake his hand or stand to close to him. lol.
I got up earlier than usual. My mom gave me some chicken chow mien for breakfast. She brought it to me when I was still in bed. It was pretty good. I got up at about 9:15 A.M. I was able to do my quiet time for roughly thirty minutes.
In Him you trusted after you heard the Word, the gospel of your salvation.
Whom having believed you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise, the guarantee of our inheritance…
I’ve been trying to get that whole one down for a while. The other one is as follows:
Though they promise them liberty, they themselves are slaves of corruption. By whom a person is overcome and is brought into bondage. After having escaped the corruption pf this word and be entangled in them again, that latter is worse than the beginning. For it would have been better not to have known the way of righteousness, then to turn from the command delivered to them. But as the true proverb says accurately, a dog returns to its vomit, and the sow having washed to her wallowing in the mire.
I got some of the words wrong with that one but its right for most of the part.
I’m getting quite bored of DBFZ. It’s the only game I play. I should play Battle Front 2 with Chad. I’ll have to look online for how to do an invite. I looked it up once but I forgot.
Well, I’m off to listen to some tunes and thenA get into the trenches of art. Cheers to all!
|Well, I ran into another technical issue at WA. I can’t set my posts from being set from admin to my own name. I left a tech support ticket with two screen shots. I hope they don’t ignore me like they did last time. I called my bro in Denver about how to make google my default search engine. I followed this YouTube video to the T and it screwed my computer up temporarily. Hopefully my bro Josh will set me straight. He works in computer software.
Well, I have to leave. It’s getting late. Goodbye. A
|This will be short s I just did a Cramp entry and I’m fatigued.
The day began well when I got up at about 10:30 A.M. I did my quiet time and then I hit the PS4. I also had two cups of coffee. lol. I don’t do that often. I like my java.
Chad called me in the middle of my Bible reading. He rambled as usual and I could not make out much of what he said. He was saying something about his legal action about some situation. He spoke of it before. I did not comprehend most of it. lol.
Jim worked today at his second job at Albertson’s. When he got home he went with my mom to get his MRI.
At the present, they both are watching The Voice.
Yesterday night was good. It was a relatively large group. Everyone complimented me on my haircut. There was this one guy who is totally sold out to the Lord. He’s a Christian councilor. He spends three hours a day in the Word! His face just glows. It’s quite refreshing to behold. I asked for prayer for my mom. There is something with her stomach. She will be seeing a specialist for it. Her pancreas was examined and it is in great shape. Hopefully, they will see what she needs to get done. She has bouts of great pain.
My mom is making tea for all three of us. I’m having chamomile with honey of course. I’m hungry but there is only these nasty vegetable taco things. Yuck. I’ll do hotdogs instead. There’s no ketchup though.
I feel tired. I’m still getting back to writing on a daily basis. I did well today though. I hope I win.
Chad sent me a vid of this dude who is ecstatic about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles batman crossover cartoon movie that will air soon. Chad is pretty happy too. lol. I’ll definitely watch it myself. I’m not sure if it will be on the Firestick. Speaking of which, my mom watched the last Dragons movie. She said it was okay. Jim will be going back tomorrow to his first job at Caesar’s Palace.
So I need to go forward with my WA training. But have to set time aside to write. But the most important thing is God.
Well, it’s 7 P.P. Goodnight.
|I’m a little fried. I spent an hour or more writing my Thrice Prompted story. I’m at the end of it. It’s about 2.5k words long now. I have decided to give Wealthy Affiliate a break for a week. I need to get back to my passion. I still need to get published. lol. I’m hoping (and praying) I’ll get published by the only company I’ve ever submitted to. It’s also Christian of course. I’m waiting anxiously for 90 days to expire. That is the earliest I can inquire about my book.
While they promise then liberty, they themselves are slaves to corruption. By whom he is overcome. By also he is brought into subjection. After they have overcome the pollutions of this world by the knowledge of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ, and are again entangled in them again, the latter is worse for them than the beginning. For if they receive the commandments…
That’s as far as I have down precisely. lol.
My mom just got brought home from the hospital by Jim. I have no idea what the prognosis is. I begin pretty much every sentence with “I.” That needs to be corrected. There certainly is more fluency with not abusing words. It’s a habit – one that is easily fixed.
It’s going to be fun doing the WdC official contest. This round, it is Short Shots. It’s a pic of a speed boat going through a lagoon. I think I’ll call my story The Aisle of Mist.
Also read for an hour. I’m in the middle of Paradise War, the first in a trilogy called the Song of Albion. The author, Stephen Lawhead, makes ethereal descriptions of the environment. He makes good use of light and mist. The feelings of the protagonist are richly portrayed. He really gets into the mentality in which he experiences in the realm of Albion. The whole book begins as urban fantasy that starts in Modern Britain. Then he crosses into the world of Albion. When he first arrives, he is anxious to go back to the manifest or real world. After years of living there, the protagonist doesn’t want to leave. At this point, he is trained in the art of war and develops a warrior’s physique. He also takes a liking to a beautiful woman. I forget the name of her.
Well, I’m tired. Goodbye.
|I’ve been working my but off for hours on WA. It’s just one issue after another. Uhg! When will I make money! It’s been all talk and no sales. I just ran into another technical problem. I was unable to comment on someone’s post. I sent tech support a screen shot of the error message.
Well support got back to me. They let me know they’re working on the issue. Man, I’m cursed!
Apart from that, I was watching I vid about key words – again. The video is out of date. lol. In fact they all are. Kyle should do something about that. I was able to make another page called Architecture and décor. I want to put a painting of a villa as a background image. I forgot how to do that. I’ll figure it out. lol. With all the barriers I’ve encountered, I’m happy I’m persevering. I know I’ll make it. God is helping me.
I was refreshed by a praise blog by a person who got about 450 traffic volume and got an $85 revenue. At the end she added that prayer helps.
Today was the men’s breakfast. It was very scrumptious! It was a good sermon too. Pastor Larry taught. It was about how Christ is the shepherd if the church. He showed this cool video of a number of people calling to a herd of cattle. They only came to one person – the shepherd! It was neat to watch.
I hit the PS4 today for about half an hour. I was winning overall.
Well, I’m hungry. Goodnight.
|Well, I finally got my last issue taken care of. lol. It was a technical problem that got fixed by support. The WordPress admin home page editor was messed up. I had to take a screen shot for the techs to help. Now I can get passed lesson four of level two. It’s been a frustrating time at Wealthy Affiliate. I hope I don’t run into other problems. There is still an issue with giving and receiving feedback; I cannot do either. When the system looks for a site to give feedback it keeps saying “try again in a few minutes” over and over again. I’ll get back with site support concerning that.
I read some impressive news on the main blog post. Someone got indexed into the first page of Google and Yahoo! That is quite an accomplishment. The individual is using good key words for sure. lol I myself still need to do my first page post using relevant images. I’ll do that tomorrow. It may take some time, but I need to set up a home page. I already have an idea of how it will look. I will list paintings and pictures by type or genre. If I’m fortunate to get Zatista, a more expensive painting distributer, I will get bigger commission compared to others.
Well I just looked on the net for painting affiliate programs. I found this old site I discovered weeks ago. It gave some art companies with affiliate programs. It may be a few months before I get to that stage. lol. But I’m excited still.
Well it looks like there will be no official place to eat and fellowship after service tonight. No one gave a text – just like last time. It was actually just me, Ted, and this other dude. We went to Taco Bell. Oh well. I don’t mind.
Jim had his procedure today. He was out of it when he came home from the anesthesia. He is still sleepy.
Me, Jim and my mom watched America’s Got Talent last night. This Asian card magician, Shin Lim, won it all two times in a row! He is amazing. There was also this comedian, named Preacher, who was hysterical! My mom was hoping he would win. This was the second time Terry Cruise hosted the competition. He’s a funny guy himself. But he doesn’t get to act out at all.
Chad called. He was calling from home I think. He was rambling like he frequently does. One thing he told me was that he needs work shirts. Until that time, he can wear whatever he wants.
So I added more content to my Thrice Prompted activity. It’s my fourth story. Usually I oversaturate my stories. I’m near the end and I only have about 1.5k words in it. I am very satisfied with it overall. I still need to read every day though. lol.
I got more of my verse down roughly. I’ve been at it for weeks now. It escapes me at the moment. God is good though. He’s helping me along with life stuff.
My sister got back to me today from a text I sent her yesterday. She’s on her way to Texas. She did some work on her home in Minnesota. She was enjoying the snow. I saw a pic she sent me. lol.
Well that’s it for now. Until tomorrow…
|I’m really frustrated with WA. I need to add images to my home page. Nevertheless, I can’t access it to add to. It’s just been one thing after another. When will they learn? There are five levels. Each level has ten lessons. I’m stuck on lesson four of level two! It’s been this way for over a month. They won’t get back to me. I understand they have other issues to address, but this is ridiculous. I paid good money for this program.
I had two cups of coffee today – not something I do very often. lol. Chad lost his USB stick on the bus. He was very upset about it. Apparently, he had lots of stuff on it. Poor guy.
My bro got back to me last night. It was later at night when he did. He was about to hit the sack and said to get back to him today. I just now called him back but I got his voice mail.
Well, site support got back to me. I inadvertently, made my latest post page my home page. I need my bro to help me fix it.
Well, my ride is coming soon. Goodnight.
|While they promise them liberty, they themselves are slaves of corruption. By whom a person is overcome. By also he is brought into bondage.
I added the last sentence I just got down. lol.
Ann got back to me two nights ago. She pretty much said “I’m busy. Take care.” How sad; she doesn’t seem to want my friendship. Oh well. I’m not bitter. I have some bitterness against other people, specifically those at church. But I won’t get into that.
I feel tired. I don’t know why. I bought beef franks for dinner. It’s healthier than the pizza I was going to have. lol. I got some coffee from the store as well. I was completely out of it. I actually had eggs and bacon for breakfast with salsa. It beats fast food any day. I do like Carl’s Junior though. But there is not a location anywhere close to my house.
Well, I’m tuckered out Goodbye.
|This will be brief as I just wrote for an hour. I’m a little tuckered out. lol.
The day began well. I got up at about 10 A.M. I had my quiet time and some coffee. It was a nice period.
While they promise them liberty, they themselves are slaves to corruption.
That’s all I have down.
But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the spirit of God dwells on you. If Christ is in you the body is dead because of sin but alive to righteousness. If that same Spirit that raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, then shall give life to your mortal bodies by the Spirit that dwells in you.
For we once walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air. Which now works in the spirit of the sons of disobedience.
We got the bedding delivered to our front door. The main part was a foam spread. Then there was a top piece. Jim helped me to put it on before he left for his second job at Albertson’s. He’s working until 8 P.M. tonight.
I messed around on WA trying to figure things out. I learned about using menus and widgets with pages and posts. I still need to put graphics on my home page. I’ll check out how to do that next. My site is bare boned except for two pictures on one post.
Jim was late today to work. Thank God I was up to get him up or he would have been super late.
Well, I’m beat, Goodnight.
|Wow! It’s been a while! I need to get back in the game. I just started my fourth Thrice Prompted story. It looks like it has a great beginning I think. I read three chapters out of Paradise War. I stopped at near the end of the fourth chapter I read. It is getting good. The fantasy world has finally been introduced. The protagonist has stepped into the Otherworld – a place of magnificent wonder and primal beauty. Upon arriving, he meets his friend Simon who had stepped into the Otherworld before him. Lewis, the protagonist, is in the middle of a battle of warriors that appear god-like in their persona and build. That is where I stopped. lol.
So Wealthy Affiliate is coming along slowly in light of the fact that I must keep up with my reading and writing. My goal is to do at least an hour of both. My goal for WA is to do at least 6+ hours a day on it.
Lonnie the handyman put in the diming lights over the cupboards. He had to do take out the entire dishwasher to do the wiring. Apparently, the owners did it wrong. Anyway that took about an hour I’d say. Next, Lonnie will be doing more lighting in the dining room. It looks nice in the kitchen. Our remote is giving us problems. Sometimes it works others it doesn’t. lol. It could be the battery.
Jim is at work now. I don’t know when he gets off – probably around 8:30 P.M.
So there was no group text saying where the C&C would go out to eat. So Ted, myself and this other guy who’s name I forgot went to Taco Bell. It was nice chatting with those two. I got what I usually get – XX burrito and a taco.
So back to WA, I want add pics to my home page as well as tabs. But I don’t know how to do that. I hope the training will show me that process. I’m still excited. I have to get my but in gear so I have time to do WA stuff and my writing.
While they promise liberty, they themselves are slaves to corruption.
That’s all I can recall of my next verse to memorize.
For we once walked according to the course of the world, according to the prince of the prince of the power of the air – the spirit that now works in the sons of disobedience.
For He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love.
Those two I got down; they’re short. lol.
My mom watched me play DBFZ. This one guy was wiping the floor with me. Then this other dude was a lot easier. I played for about 45 minutes. I had fun. lol.
Well, that is for now. Goodbye.