Sunday, July 10, 2011

Getting out of the closet...and many thanks

For the first time since April, I have an office again! It feels like such a luxury after these past few months. I missed my books, my computer, the many treasures you guys have given me at our various get togethers that decorate my walls and bookcases and inspire me. The MacHalo just got unpacked and is hanging on the wall. I get to go to work tomorrow morning somewhere besides a closet. For whatever reason the muse decrees, I do my best work in the dark, and the only dark place that's been available has been a very small closet. Could barely fit my chair in there. (Florida houses, huge windows, no shades, what's with that?) Between the blow up bed and the closet, all I was getting from Barrons was a cool stare and a 'you've got to be kidding me, Ms. Moning.' So Monday--dark office--back in the saddle--can't wait!

Thanks for being patient, and a huge thanks for all the support and love you've been sending via FB, MB, blog and emails. I hope you know how much it means to me! You'd think I'd eventually get past being astounded by the quality of people you Maniacs are, but I never do. I loved the quotes so many of you sent me, bits of wisdom acquired through your own trials and tribulations. At a time when I felt so alone, you reminded me that I wasn't. Thank you from the bottom of my heart!

11 comments:

CĂ©line said...

This is the first time that I'm posting a comment, but I wanted to tell you how your books have helped me get through the hard days. How they made me meet wonderful people that have become friends now and how wonderful you are. Never loose faith in you!! We reader will always be there for you, who offer us dreams and fantastic stories!

Jessica said...

We love you, Karen. And we'll always do <3

Karen said...

Life can certainly be tough at times...
But getting things back to normal can go a long ways to getting your life back on track.

Good luck!

Dottie (Tink's Place) said...

Only good things wished for your future! Life is what you make of it, so make it a good one the best way you can!

Anonymous said...

Love you so much Karen, thinking of you with warm thoughts and know you will make it...love, bonnie(bap7249)

Anonymous said...

Hi Karen! My teenager daughter will sometime look at her cell phone that goes a day without any text messages and sadly say "ever alone" and I always give her a hug and say "you forgot the 'n' -- never alone". Which is exactly what I'd say to you -- there are too many of us that have become a part of your sisterhood for you to ever be alone! -kjtvh

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

I know it feels better getting yourself somewhat settled. We love you, Karen, and my money is on you if there is a Karen/Barrons showdown! :D

(((hugs))),
Ricki Jill

anissa said...

always there for you, take care <3

jubes / jubilee said...

Awwww, Karen! We're here for you =)

melissa said...

no thanks needed you bring such a quality to our lives with your talent... its only fair we return something to you.

ainjill said...

@Other jill: Wouldn't mind seeing a Karen/Barrons showdown myself... taking bets now! :D

KMM, I just gotta say, your books got me through a couple of my own rough phases. So looking forward to making happier times at FC 2012!

~ainjill