Favorite Tidbits from Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist

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 […]

Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 91: Change is Coming

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 […]

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 86: Where Have I Gone?

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 […]

Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 57: Going Deeper

It’s been about a week since I found out I didn’t get the Big Job. You know, it’s really okay, because it wasn’t exactly what I was trying to manifest anyways. They don’t have an office in France NOR a flexible schedule, which was the most important thing I wanted. Well, one of the top […]

Fearless Writing Challenge; Day 49: I Need a Morning Routine

I have been looking for a solid daily routine for a while now…like decades. Seriously. Looking back in my journals I see it has been an ongoing issue for me. For. Like. Ever. I guess my problem is: I like love to sleep. If I could get my lazy ass up early – and not hit […]

**it can be heavy or it can be light

Once upon a time I had a big athletic goal. It was to be a good enough track athlete to compete internationally. Not necessarily the Olympics, I would have been happy enough to travel for a summer on the second tier international circuit. I knew two people who had done it, one of whom my […]