:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: January 17

A quiet journaling series.  For the month of January.  xo Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” ~ Mary Anne Radmacher ~   What does courage mean to you?  Jot down some ideas.  Look it up in the dictionary if you [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: January 10

A quiet journaling series.  For the month of January.  xo There are years that ask questions and years that answer. ~ Zora Neale Hurston ~   Questions and answers are generally satisfying when they work in tandem; even if the answer is unfavorable, at least there’s some closure. Sometimes, however, questions stand independently, and that can [...]

:: A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: January 3

A quiet journaling series.  For the month of January.  From me to you.  xo For last year's words belong to last year's language.  And next year's words await another voice. ~ T.S. Eliot ~   Make a short list (maybe 3-5 things) of beautiful moments you enjoyed in 2019. Make a short list (maybe 3-5 [...]

A Few December Things {2019}

My son is home for winter break…hooray!  Yesterday we made cookies and I’m pretty sure we’ll make more today.  And probably tomorrow too.  Because Christmas.  And cookies.   I happened upon these eco-friendly toothbrushes the other day. I’ve already placed an order and can’t wait to try them.  Good for teeth, and much better for our [...]

An Interview + A Giveaway {Corinne Cunningham}

I enjoyed last month's interview with Lesley so much that I wanted to squeeze in another before the close of the year.  So here are, continuing with this interview series.  A series in which I introduce you to very special people…individuals who work equally hard at their craft and at living an intentional life….individuals who [...]

:: Ten Things ::

Ten Things.  Right Now. 1.  the steam curling off my chamomile tea 2.  the full heart after coming in from a walk with my daughter and pup 3.  the messy piles on my desk (sigh) 4.  the shadows falling across the yard, the sun low in the sky 5.  the sweater, so fuzzy and warm [...]

Thanksgiving

  I am grateful for what I am and have.  My thanksgiving is perpetual.~ Henry David Thoreau ~   Ongoing, perpetual, never-ending thanks.For who we are.  For what we have.Again and again and again. Happy Thanksgiving to those of you in the United States.Love and blessings to everyone, everywhere.Again and again and again.   Sending a [...]

Being Held

I’ve been working on my essays for the holiday run of Just Five Things, and they just feel…good.  I had doubts about running it this December (December 2-13) since autumn has been extra full over here.  October was a month-long, online journaling workshop and then I went right into Gratitude Week.  All the while I’ve [...]

An Interview + A Giveaway {Lesley Austin}

It’s been quite a while since I’ve hosted an interview + a giveaway.  This is a series in which I introduce you to very special people…individuals who work equally hard at their craft and at living an intentional life….individuals who share thoughts on creativity and discuss current work dear to her heart. Each individual who [...]

Gratitude Week 2019

for the morning cup of tea.  or coffee. whichever it is, for the ritual of making, of holding, of sipping.  for the quiet beginning. for the succulents by the window.  for their quirky beauty.  for their being hardy enough to survive my non-green thumb. for the nasturtiums that are still blooming.  for the reminder to honor [...]