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My First Spam Comment & Exercise #102

I know that spam comments are a bit annoying, but I was actually really excited to get my first one on this humble little blog here.

In late November (the 24th, to be exact) I posted a writing exercise entitled "Trouble Sleeping." The exercise went as follows:

Here are the names of the characters:
Glenda; Howard; Fecky Hastings; and Asa, the old sheepdog. For each one, in three sentences or less: when and why did each of them begin to have trouble sleeping? How did each one cope (or not cope)?

Well, I received a notification today in my e-mail. You have a new comment on your post: "Trouble Sleeping." I think to myself, Self, didn't you post that a long time ago? Why is someone commenting on it now? So I click on the link, and I come across this:
Looking for the ideal destination over the internet to buy sleep aid pills is not an easy task as some of the websites, pharmacies or drug stores selling sleep aids are proved to be fake stores selling counterfeit sleep aid pills. Therefore, you should be careful while looking for an online store to purchase sleep aid pills and in this regard, it is noteworthy that [INSERT WEBSITE LINK HERE] is a reliable online destination that directs customers to reputed online pharmacies selling genuine sleeping pills.
Now, normally I might be a little perturbed by someone putting spam on my blog, but I actually got a little giddy when I saw that. Now, I don't know what getting a spam comment means as far as the circulation of my blog goes, but I have a feeling that it means more people are looking. That's always a good thing, yes? I'm going to leave the comment up as I feel strangely excited about it, but any others will be removed post haste. :)

Now that I've gushed about my spam comment, let's talk about today's exercise.

Exercise #102 : "Your Desk Speaks Volumes, Possibly"

What exactly is on your desk?


My desk is kind of a war zone right now. I have more pens and pencils than I'm able to count, several notebooks filled with notes and random scribblings, lotion, and a pair of socks. Yes, there is a pair of socks on my desk. Why? Well, I don't really know. Consider them removed...

How about you guys? What do you like to keep on your desks? Do you even write at a desk?



I do precisely on my desk with a lot of messy paper on it. LOL

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