“do you feel a thinking draft coming on?” yeth, I do

thinkin' boots

I was just reading the latest ‘thing’ about drafts from Cheri of WordPress, called “ghosts in your dashboard.” I had a thought – and it was a good one – about that very thing. But I didn’t put it in draft form, so now it’s gone.

So, to get the inspirational juices stirred back up, I decided to read a few of the posts people had done on this drafty subject. The very first one I read made me smile big-time! It was from a site called Prayers and Promises, and it got me to really thinking. About thinking. And writing down what I’m thinking when I’m thinking it. See, sometimes I think in draft form. I try an idea out in my mind. I move the words around, and put one on the bench and send another one in to finish the play, and then grab it back out just as it’s about to slam dunk – and then wonder why the whole thought went south on me at the last minute.

Reading one of the lines in her post:

“Haven’t you ever startled a thought and then forgot what you were trying to say?”

made me think about thoughts. Which made me think about writing a post about thoughts. Which led to posting a comment about thinking.

I have more than once crept up on a thought and took it by surprise. But more often, it sneaks up on my blind side and startles me so much I forget what I was thinking beforehand, and if I don’t write it down right then, it hurtles itself out of my mind as fast as it came in. Thoughts hit me quite often when I have my head turned and don’t see them coming.

And that, my friends, is why I use the Draft function in WordPress!

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4 thoughts on ““do you feel a thinking draft coming on?” yeth, I do

  1. Pingback: Oh no, was I speeding? | Prayers and Promises

  2. Pingback: Ghosts in the Dashboard | angieinspired

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