I texted back and forth with Mike McIntosh, my contact for an upcoming speaking engagement (the EMUG conference in Seattle).
I messaged with Pete Punwani - a Toastmaster friend about the upcoming contest season.
I wrote - but not for the contest.
I talked with our group Vice President - who told everyone that "This is a speaking all star".
Some days I won't get a chance to work on my contest speech. But I will still work on ways to grow as a speaker and a person. Every day.