December is my birthday month and Sunday is my birthday. This is my personal "new year" and traditionally the time when I reflect the past year and plan for the fresh one on the horizon. As you know, I’ve had lots of time on my hands lately (ahem) due to unemployment and now … Continue reading Happy Birthday;or What Now?
I recently came across this book on one of my thrift store adventures. You know how something leaps out at you and you just grab it without really thinking about it? Well, that happened to me with this book. And it wasn't a big risk since it was, like, $1.98. #bonus #guiltfree Of course, the … Continue reading Favorite Tidbits from Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist
Well, crap. Here we are again, the start of another year. In fact, it's nearly the end of January already! But I have been sick for the last three weeks, so only now feel like I am starting to poke my head out of hibernation and get cracking on this whole 2018 thing. Part and … Continue reading On Starting Over…Again and Again
Have you missed me? I took a few days off, perhaps you noticed. I'm at the end of my headcold. I feel silly for whining about it, especially when I have friends and family who have very real health issues, and I am complaining about a cold. In other words, I am very thankful that's all … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 91: Change is Coming
I don't feel like myself. And I don't think it's the cold medicine. It's a strange feeling, and I am not sure what to do about it...if anything. Where I had ambition, I have a certain satisfaction acceptance of things just the way they are, for now. Where I wanted to be a freelance writer … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 86: Where Have I Gone?
I feel like crap today. I tried to fight off the cold but lost. I have a headache, sore throat, and am tired. I stayed up until midnight last night to watch our recording of the Steelers game. We couldn't watch it live because the son's flag football team made it to the finals! #exciting! … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 83: When the Purging Bug Hits