There’s nothing like a really nasty, miserable case of tonsillitis to prompt you to take a good, hard look at your blog. I know at first glance that doesn’t seem like a natural cause and effect, but my swollen tonsils are why you are reading this post right now. Bright and early on a Saturday … Continue reading

Dear Journal

Dear Journal, I know it’s been awhile. Nearly three weeks. I had no idea it had been that long. Wait. That sounds bad. I don’t mean it that way. It’s not that I haven’t thought about you in these three weeks. It’s just, well, life gets in the way sometimes, you know? But, I promise … Continue reading

Cindy Brady’s Magician, Meet Norman Bates

Oh, Cindy Brady, I totally get where you’re coming from, sister. My day began watching Cindy Brady unable to sleep with the lights off because of an unfortunate encounter with a magician at her little friend’s birthday party. She saw the image of him making his assistant disappear every time she closed her eyes. My … Continue reading

Wasted day or wasted thinking?

What constitutes a wasted day? How do you define it? How do I define it? I don’t know how I define a wasted day, but I know I feel like I’m wasting a day every time I am tired in the middle of a weekend afternoon or want to take a nap when I get … Continue reading

Sometimes You Should Listen To Your Shirt

I decided this week that I need to make more of an effort to exercise on the weekends. I’ve kind of fallen off the exercise bandwagon lately and I’m starting to notice the effects. But recognizing the benefits of something doesn’t automatically make it easier to accomplish. I’ve often read that exercising first thing in … Continue reading

Give A Girl A Hand Saw

And to my left…were leaves. Until a couple of hours ago. I posted before about my new reading and writing spot. I can’t begin to tell you how much I love my kitchen desk. I spend hours a day sitting there. One thing I really love about it is that to my right is the … Continue reading