On Calendar Reminders or: Why am I in a Funk?

I've been in a funk the last couple of days, for no apparent reason. I had been in a great space the week before, Mercury has finally gone direct...I assumed it was just my ususal low contrasting my previous high. Until yesterday. I arrived at work, already feeling a little low, slightly off, a touch … Continue reading On Calendar Reminders or: Why am I in a Funk?

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Daily Blog Challenge: Day 20 – The Best Gift I Ever Received

This one is easy - I got the best gift ever just a few weeks ago. It was a late Christmas gift. Do you want to see it? Here it is: Pretty spectacular, isn't it? The lovely shade of...brown? The slightly discolored cuffs? The missing button? I'm sure you would understand if you could smell it's … Continue reading Daily Blog Challenge: Day 20 – The Best Gift I Ever Received

Fearless Writing Challenge; day’s 81/82: Post-vacation let down

I thought perhaps I would feel re-invigorated after vacation. That maybe the time spent totally in the present, not worrying about the dogs or laundry or dishes would allow space for inspiration to break through.  Nope.  It did let in space for a cold, though.  So, I’m taking a break. I’m in the middle of … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge; day’s 81/82: Post-vacation let down

Fearless Writing Challenge; day 77: Vegas Days 2&3 

Last night we went to a show - Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity.  Highly recommend!  We had a blast - who wouldn’t with gorgeous nearly nude dancers, contortionists, aerial artists swinging overhead, and naughty humor? #justourspeed We had a late dinner and caught a Lyft back ‘cause my feet were hurting after all the walking we … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge; day 77: Vegas Days 2&3 

Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 21: 30 Facts About Me

Yesterday's post was called Ask Me Anything.  Thank you to those who have posed questions! I will answer them tomorrow, promise! In the meantime, here are a few thirty random facts about me: My mom was 18 when she had me. She was pregnant when she graduated from high school. My dad was a college student. … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 21: 30 Facts About Me

Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 9 or A Break While I Catch My Breath

This post is inspired by Derek Sivers and the now page movement. I decided to write this post today because I've had a super-full day and I needed to write something easy and light. Hi, I’m Jessica Johnson. I live in Aptos, California and I’m focused on: Writing a poem a day and posting it on … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 9 or A Break While I Catch My Breath