QuoteSnack Out Loud – First Look at Alimentum

This is how I put my Happy Foot Forward

A few posts back I promised not to get into personal drama here on QuoteSnack, unless my story relates to the literature I am featuring at the time. Today, I’m already bending my own rule. You see, I want to do videos for this site, and talking directly to you leads me to want to tell you how I got here, today.

This afternoon I see a surgeon for a pre-biopsy consultation. I’ve known about the appointment for three days and suspected it was coming for about a week. I put up a more-or-less brave front, but really I hit bottom behind closed doors. Yesterday morning I started to snap out of it. I poured my nervous energy into two things: getting a Christmas tree, and making this video. They are related. Trust me on this.

In a worst case scenario, working on this site will help me keep the life in my living. In a best case scenario, I’ll get for-sure medical confirmation that I don’t have cancer, and working on QuoteSnack will – you guessed it – help me keep the life in my living.

There are days when I simply thrive on this site! Writing about literature is like sharing family history. Relating to each other is so very precious, if we agree or not, especially after 9/11. QuoteSnack is a mission… which brings me to the naked Christmas tree you see in the back of my video. That tree is a six and a half foot commitment to not waiting until next year. Exactly what am I not waiting to do? Tonight my mission will be getting some lights on that tree. This morning, I’m serving up the first QuoteSnack Out Loud. I’m introducing you to Alimentum, a Literary Journal of Food.

Making a video is a big deal for me – I’ve never been comfortable with public speaking. I’m strictly an in-the-shower-when-nobody-else-is-home singer. Today, I am claiming video as my new playground: I am out of my element and therefore free of pre-existing conditionals.

Want more?
Check out the web site of Alimentum. It’s yummy!
Subscribe to QuoteSnack on YouTube.
While you’re at it, go back to the video and give me some stars. I’d appreciate it.

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added — YES. I am ok. 🙂

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2 Responses to “QuoteSnack Out Loud – First Look at Alimentum”

  1. Juanita Says:

    Well done on the vid. Loved the one by Delores Stewart.

    Holding serious thumbs for a positive outcome to your diagnosis, Elizabeth!

  2. E. A. Able Says:

    Thanks, Juanita. At this moment it feels like it must be nothing. Let’s hope it stays that way!

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