Hello. It’s Belinda.
It’s been a rough week. I don’t even know how to write about my big victory with everything else going on. Don’t want to “make it about me.”
Because as you may already know, Midwest BunFest was cancelled.
My roommate told me Wednesday night after dinner.
I just stared at her and she didn’t say anything. I guess it went on for too long because her eyes got shiny.
“I’m sorry Belinda. I know you were looking forward to seeing your friends.”
She explained why the organizers decided to cancel and I agree with them. Better safe than sorry.
But it put me in a low mood for the rest of the night. My roommate tried to cheer me up but I could tell she was upset too.
She turned off all the lights and turned on the TV. We watched “I Love Lucy” until we both nodded off.
I woke up on my sleeping rug on the bottom floor and I do not remember how I got there. Which means she carried me downstairs and tucked me in.
Some good news came the next day. My agent told me there might be some sort of online Midwest BunFest. I don’t have details so “stay tuned.”
The other rough part of this week was I had to call off work Monday and Tuesday. It was just too hot.
I don’t mind shedding but enough is enough, if you know what I mean. It’s October.
And even though I was “off the clock” for those two days I couldn’t help myself. I kept practicing my speech for the Friday team meeting. Changing words and moving the order of my points back and forth.
I planned to start using my Dale Carnegie negotiation skills at the meeting. Except for that step about “knowing when to walk away.” Not wired like that.
I wasn’t going to back down until they said yes to the comment box.
Well you will never guess what happened.
Before I even had a chance to make my case my agent said, “Oh by the way Belinda. We decided to let you have comments at the bottom of your blog.”
How do you like that.
The only rules are, after today, I have to set it up as an “Ask Belinda” blog post. Questions and answers. Fine with me.
So if you have a question for me, post it below and I’ll try to answer it in my first “Ask Belinda” blog.
Also I can have the comments every six weeks or so. Not every blog post. Which makes me think my agent has been reading that Carnegie book because it tells you to “give and take.”
Last of all, I am not allowed to “spend 18 hours in a row answering comments.” I can check the site a few times a day. No more refreshing the screen every four minutes.
She said the tech team would be monitoring me.
Now that almost made me walk away right there. Because I’m a rabbit and the last thing on earth I want is for every move I make to be watched. Think about it.
On the other hand I won.
Spokesrabbit, Small Pet Select