2022: Month of Celebration

Quincy
Online Community Manager
Online Community Manager
London, United Kingdom

2022: Month of Celebration

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Hi everyone!

 

It’s that time of year again where we hold our 6th annual Month of Celebration here on the Community Center. 

 

For the newcomers to the CC, we’ve been running this festival every year since 2017 – it works a little bit like an advent calendar. For each day of December, a different community member posts a new topic about something positive or inspirational. We cover both hosting and non-hosting related topics: from nice stories, personal experiences, helpful tips, milestones, traditions, fun facts, and anything else that brings a smile to someone's face! Every year, we’ve shared some great conversations, laughs, and celebrated our wonderful community. 

 

Last year, we had some wonderful topics, including Robin4's with Life is full of coincidences and a festive treat from Huma0 with Christmas: What will you be cooking? The possibilities of writing topics are endless. You can take a look at last years' here, for some inspiration.

 

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If you would like to get involved, please reply to this thread and let us know which date (or dates) you would like to post a topic. I hope you will all enjoy this dose of positivity, whether you get involved or just read and share your thoughts on others' posts. 😄

 

Enjoy!

 

Quincy

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Quincy
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I've pencilled you in for the 21st if that's ok @Gillian166? And WOW! 3000km! I already look forward to reading your story! 😁

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Gillian166
Level 10
Hay Valley, Australia

@Quincy  we've done it before, it's not quite the romantic instagram road trip you might be imagining. We are doing it in 2 days, to minimise the time spent in accomm with the animals. 

 

oh and my bad, it's 2200km, not 3k. sorry. I did some rough maths. Anyone who has ever travelled the Hay Plains will know it feels like a million miles. 

Cathie19
Level 10
Darwin, Australia

Been there, done that @Gillian166  when we moved from Adelaide to Darwin many years ago! That was 3000a!

 

We crossed the Hay plains last month and that was before the latest water inundation. The roads will have you travelling slower with the pothole damage so take care. 

Laurelle3
Level 10
Huskisson, Australia

@Cathie19 

I  have looked hard and can't see you name on the calendar. I am sure you can give another Auzzie story from the Top End.

The same goes for @Robin4 who could give us a view of his garden or view from the summit. You will add more of an Australian influence from Downunder.

 

Cathie19
Level 10
Darwin, Australia

Being “on the road” is making it a bit difficult to respond to stuff, as time and signal can be limited.

Gillian166
Level 10
Hay Valley, Australia

@Cathie19  thanks for the heads up. Hubby just did the journey from Adl back to Qld, and managed to hit a roo near Moree and damage the car (first time that's happened in over 20 years of road tripping - I told him it's cos I wasn't there as co-driver), and the floods impacted the repairs... the car still isn't fixed. 

Bes175
Level 10
England, United Kingdom

Quincy, if I wont change my mind until then,

I'd like to write something about sanctity of 'Guest Rights'

throughout history and in different cultures' 

 

I also want to bring few good words about Mongols - I know Quincy I know, that's how life is ... misbehave once & people wont forget for 7-8 centuries. To this day -  I feel they have less of a GOOD PR, than let's say Airbnb ... . 

 

C U in Dec. 

Quincy
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London, United Kingdom

Hello @Bes175, I feel a good post is in the making 👀 We've got a bunch of free spots left in December, so feel free to let me know if you'd like to participate should you change your mind! 

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Laurelle3
Level 10
Huskisson, Australia

@Quincy I will gladly join again this year for the interesting tales from around the world. I would like to choose the last day of the year 31st December please.

 

Quincy
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Hi @Laurelle3, I hope all is well! You chose a lovely date! That's your name on the 31st now 😊 I'm looking forward to your story!

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J-Renato0
Level 10
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Hello @Quincy 

 

Yes, It would be a pleasure to participate again. I would like to take the 14th !

Quincy
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Glad to have you with us this year as well @J-Renato0! The 14th is yours now 😃 

 

How are you? 

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J-Renato0
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

I am well, thanks! 👍

Quincy
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@Marlene76 @Carla81 @Kim1091 @Angela1056 @Stephen-Graham0 @Cathie19 @Marianne318 @Veronica-Of-Excel-Proper0 @Betty431 @Ann72 @Essaouira-Beachlife-Moro0 @J-Renato0 @Laura2592 @Nancy1588 @Rita2164 @Priscilla150 @Helen427 @Deborah175 @Jennifer3056 @Linda3273 @Xanthi3 @Finn-Olav0 @Annabelle1 @Laurelle3, just tagging all of you here as you participated last year! 😊 If you'd like to participate, please let me know  

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Linda3273
Level 9
Sooke, Canada

Hello @Quincy , you bet I am in and looking forward to it. Can I snag December 22nd? Please let me know so that I can mark that on my agenda.🙏

Linda Ferguson
Quincy
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Absolutely @Linda3273! I've put your name for the 22nd! Looking forward to your topic! 🤩

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Linda3273
Level 9
Sooke, Canada

@Quincy just let me know the date that you need the post?

And do we have a list of topics that we should consider? Thanks so much 😎

Linda Ferguson
Quincy
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Hi @Linda3273, let me reach out to you via private message with some details 😊 

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Marlene76
Level 5
Montana, United States

Thank you for the tag. I just saw this post. Yes, I’ll participate. I pick Tuesday, Dec. 20.

Quincy
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No problem at all @Marlene76! I've pencilled you in for the 20th! 🎉

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Xanthi3
Level 3
Heraklion, Greece

Hi Quincy! I hope you are well!

Yes, I would like to participate again this year!

Waiting for more information!

Have a nice evening,

Xanthi

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