Happy Birthday;or What Now?

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 […]

Day 8 – What are your most epic failures (and how did you overcome them)?

Oh Honey, this is just too easy! It’s as easy to list my failures as it was difficult to list my successes yesterday. I’m going to have to stick to a list without long descriptions or we will be here all day… Here we go, in roughly chronological order: 1. I missed going to Nationals […]

Got Silence?

The first time I went on a silent retreat was ten years ago.   It was over the weekend of my 40th birthday. When I told my then husband that I wanted to spend $300 to go away for four days of writing and silence and leave him with our children –  who were two […]

fearless writing challenge; day 55: sit and be still

I have the hardest time sitting still. I constantly fidget, adjust, and move. #cantsitstill At the Davis football game on Saturday, I changed position every few minutes and had to get up and walk several times. No surprise I have “restless leg syndrome”. I seriously do, it started when I was pregnant with my daughter, […]

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 37: My StrengthsFinder Results

I don’t know about you, but I am totally into personality tests. I have taken many over my lifetime – from what motivates you? to the perfect job for your astrological sign and everything in between. I hang on to most of them – it’s easy to these days when you just pop the email results into a mail […]

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 32: What Goes Up Must Come Down

Yes, I am referring to my mood. After the high of yesterday, today pretty much sucked. But, I am not going to dwell on how bad it sucked, or why it sucked…Nope, I’m going to practice some “thought stoppage” and focus on something else. Today I received an email from bemorewithless and in it they asked: What […]