Awesome week. Truly awesome week.
On Wednesday, I saw my name in print. You got it, my first byline for an article I wrote about how I use Bookshare to read independently, was published in the White Bear Press. Yay! Technology is a game-changer, by Justin Smith, White Bear Press
Later that morning, I got my 2nd Moderna shot. I’m officially vaccinated, as are all my direct support staff. For the first time in over a year, I feel free. I understand there’s still a ways to go. A lot more people need vaccines. There are variants. Etc. Etc. Etc. But, I feel grateful that maybe I can start getting out in the world again without so much fear.
And then, on Thursday, you’ll never believe this. I got an email from Christopher Paolini’s assistant. Christopher Paolini, whose book I mentioned in the article I wrote, actually read my article and is sending me a Fractalverse pin! Can you hear my excited scream right now? How amazing for such an incredible author, who I’m a total fan of actually reach out to me. If you don’t know what the Fractalverse is, read To Sleep in a Sea of Stars! It’s almost 800 pages long and I think I read it in just under 2 weeks! And then ordered a copy of the book for my mom.
So, like I said, awesome week. Truly awesome week!