Let’s hope my passion will speak for itself…..

I’m completely pre-occupied with procrastination. In a moment of weakness I somehow agreed to give my first organizing workshop next Friday. How that happened I’ll never know. The very fact that I’ve not prepared at all for this event is leaving me to think that maybe I just imagined the whole thing. But oh no, it’s happening and I’d better get my act together because somehow thinking my passion is going to take over and be extremely articulate all by itself might be a tad naive. It might be best if I have something more than “Hi, I’m a Freak, nice to meet you” written down don’t you think? No, I’m sure it’ll all be fine….really….because nothing says “junkie” like a person shaking and twitching in the corner curled up in a fetal position!

In other news, many of you have emailed me about how slow my site is loading. Hang tight with me my friends, I’m working on a brand new WordPress site that will be unveiled soon. I’m very excited about it and can’t wait to share it with you.

Have a great weekend everyone! Don’t forget to come back on Monday, October 29th to see what I’ll be giving away in the Fall Y’all Bloggy Giveaway going on over at Rocks In My Dryer. You won’t want to miss it!!!

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20 Responses to Let’s hope my passion will speak for itself…..

  1. 1
    Katy says

    oh! i hope you can get ready for that!!! Whatever you do…don’t write it out word for word though! LOL you will sound like a robot! Make an outline! They are so easy and you will do GREAT at the workshop! Good luck!!!!

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    ChupieandJ'smama says

    Good luck to you! How exciting. I’m sure everything will be fine. Besides you’re the “Org Junkie”, you’ll get organized before then :)

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    Ornery's Wife says

    The trouble with committing to do workshops like that is you always wonder if you are covering everything you want to cover, and leaving out the extraneous things. I do really well “shooting from the hip” so to speak, but need an outline so I am sure to cover all the highlights.

    You will do great. I know you will. Your procrastination is just a sign of your perfectionism! You want it to be good, not embarrass yourself, and be of benefit to all who hear you. That’s a lot of pressure. But, you know your subject matter and if you go in with confidence, it will all fall into place, just fine!

    Now, you GO GIRL!!! :-)
    TM

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    Rachel Anne says

    You’re going to do GREAT! I know everyone will appreciate your advice and words of encouragement! Just like in the blog world!

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    Jennifer says

    Well your blog motivated me to start tackling our “computer, sewing, piano, craft and lots of others uses” room that can’t really be used because it is a mess. Unfortunanaly, I burned out before it was anywhere near done. I am procrastinating at this very moment by blogging instead of cleaning.
    Okay I will get back at it now.
    Smiles!

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    Tanna Clark says

    Laura, you’ll do great. I am the same way. Do an outline and practice a couple of times out loud. It makes a big difference. The procrastination is just nervousness. Each time will get better and better.

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    Susanne says

    You’ll do great my friend!

    And I can hardly wait to see your new site.

  8. 8
    Mercy says

    Funny that you mention the slowness of your blog because I almost just emailed you about that. I had been meaning to ask you, but kept putting it off. I always save yours for last, then get sidetracked for a little while while I wait for you to come up.

    On another note – you’re going to do great!! No worries. Just enjoy it and you’ll be fine. :-)

  9. 9
    MT Mommy says

    Awesome! Best wishes!

    MT Mommy

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    Stephanie says

    It’s funny that you mentioned the slowness. I have a ridiculously slow computer despite my cable connection so I only stop by occasionally because of the slowness.

    Anyway, I’ve done presentations, too. Just remember to keep it simple. Focus on a couple of action points. And have fun!

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    Ter says

    Good luck with your presentation!

    I can only wish I could enter at Rocks in my Dryer… for some reason I’m unable to post comments on any typepad blogs lately. I was able to before I officially started my blog but shortly thereafter I wasn’t able to anymore. It’s too bad because I’ve come across afew good ones and I want to comment!!

  12. 12
    Jenny says

    Good for you for doing the organizing workshop. I saw another semi-local woman who was hosting one a few weeks back and thought of you.
    I’m sure it will go smoothly!!
    :)

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    Michelle Peacock says

    You can do it, Laura! C’mon now, get yourself UNpreoccupied with procrastinating and jump into the planning. You’re the organizing junkie, after all! Good luck–can’t wait to hear all about it!

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    Rhen (yestheyareallmine) says

    Oooooh, a new site. How exciting!

    I am sure for your presentation your organizing side will take ove and you will do wonderfully!!

    I am going to be giving away something in the giveaway too. I will be back to see what your’s is. :)

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    Twisted Cinderella says

    I can’t wait to see your new site!

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    Jen says

    I’m sure you’ll do great! It’s a very laid back envinronment, so no worries! We’re looking forward to it!

  17. 17
    Michelle says

    I’m so looking forward to seeing your new site ;=)good luck with your organizing presentation.

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    GiBee says

    Oh, MY WORD … I didn’t fully realize how CLOSE the 29th was until I read this post!

    GAAH!

    Talk about procrastination! I’ve gotta get some stuff together for the Fall Y’all Bloggy Giveaway.

    I hope you do well in your workshop!

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    Jenn @ Munchkin Land says

    Looking forward to the new site, in fact, I’m ridiculously excited for you. =) I’m thinking about joining your organization challenge. My closet needs help, BIG time!

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    Jennifer, Snapshot says

    That was this weekend. Post and tell us how it went (or just email me).

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