I’ve made reference on this blog before to my electronic journal. I started journaling in August of 2001. I use an old software called Adobe FrameMaker (version 6). It was the same software I used in my tech writing days.
My journal is now over 1,100 pages. Back when I first started journaling I used to print my entries at the end of each month and insert them into a binder. I came across my journal binder while cleaning my closet this weekend. I noticed the last printing occurred in November 2007. Of course I abandoned cleaning my closet in favor of printing the rest of my journal.
Last Line Last Entry
While hole punching the December 2007 entry I happened to look at the last page. I had to chuckle because the last entry on December 31, 2007 ended as follows:
“I’m in awe! My numbers as of 8:18 this morning are averaging a little over $10 per day! I’ve got to take a minute to give thanks!”
Fast Forward to November, 2011
I’m so glad I stuck with this stuff. My $10 a day earnings have increased several fold. My daily average residual earnings for November 2011 were $96.30. I’m still shy of the $100 per day number, but a far cry from $10 a day.
With my $96.30, I give thanks just as I did when I earned $10 a day. I’m thankful I stuck with it. I’m also thankful that I’m earning money doing something I used to do for free. In a time of economic upheaval, earning money residually from the comfort of your home is nothing to take for granted.
Create a Journal
If you don’t already have a journal, I encourage you to do so. Journals don’t require profound, earth-shattering entries. Sometimes the entries are as simple as giving thanks for earning $10 a day.
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