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The Zzz's Have Arrived

All good things come to an end.

I've survived the April 2015 A to Z Blogger's Challenge. I don't use a lot of "Z" words so no need to try to force any out now. One aspect of "Z" I thoroughly enjoy is catching my Zzz's and now is as good a time as any to catch them, regarding my blogging.


Salvadore Dali, "Sleep"

This challenge, with its request that you blog six days a week, with just one day off, is a blogging marathon alright. A marathon is set up to push you to your maximum.

Maximum reached.

I've never been shy about catching my Zzz's. I love a good rest, call it beauty sleep if you want. Whatever, I know my body and mind well and realize when the Zzz's are needed. My body and mind have requested a rest.

Z Request noted.

So listening to my body, mind and tapped spirit, I'm off for a bit, taking my blogging Zzz's.


William Powell Frith, "Asleep while Reading"


Nighty night.


Comments

  1. Salvadore Dali, "Sleep" is an interesting piece. Kind of creepy.

    Now that we've reached the end of the Challenge, I can't wait to catch some Z's. :)

    Congratulations!!!

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  2. Stephanie,
    Yay! I enjoyed your letters!
    jane

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  3. Hi Stephanie .. Zzzz - I definitely need some of that .. but it's a good Challenge and worth while for the people and friends we make in the blogging world. I do like the Dali one ... his pictures mesmerise ... cheers Hilary

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    1. Dali was a true original! I agree with you about all the new connections we've made. Wonderful to discover your blog!

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  4. Taking a break after the A-Z is always a good thing. I am glad I stopped by and discovered your blog :)

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    1. Likewise. I've enjoyed yours and will continue to do so I'm sure.

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  5. Love Dali's works. We all need to catch a break now and the Zzzzz's are calling me

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    1. Thanks for all that great research with wonderful pictures you posted during the challenge. Glad to have made a connection.

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  6. I'm moving...so talk about exhausting. It's not really the posts--I wrote all of those in March. It's trying to read everyone's blogs and reply to comments on a daily basis. There's no way to get around to everyone every single day. Normally when you're visiting blogs, at least half of them haven't posted a new blog since the last time you commented, but not during A to Z!

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    1. That's so true. Hopefully you're getting settled in now.

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  7. It's been a fantastic, interesting, exhausting month. I'm off for some ZZZz too!

    I'm looking forward to reading your regular posts :-)

    Annalisa, writing A-Z vignettes, at Wake Up, Eat, Write, Sleep

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  8. Congrats on reaching the end, and bringing us all along!

    Beth
    BethLapinsAtoZBlog.wordpress.com

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  9. Beth thank you. Don't be a stranger but for now a little rest is definitely in order.

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  10. Congrats Stephanie and it's been a month full of blogging that earned us new friends and creative satisfaction:)

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    1. Absolutely! Thanks for your contributions to my blog through comments! I enjoyed your stories.

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  11. Thank you for visiting and congrats on completing this A-to-Z Challenge. There were days I didn't think I'd make it . . . and so now we can all welcome a few of those zzzz's, so aptly illustrated with Dali,, the darling of dreams.

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  12. I think we all love our Zzz's at the end of the challenge :) I even made my Z topic into little Zzz's - it's been nice to get some since we stopped!

    Mars
    Curling Stones for Lego People

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