Soft Cushionings {or Thanksgiving}

It’s Thanksgiving week and I feel like I should write about gratitude in some pointed way.  But I’m less interested in pointed ways than those soft and cushioning.   And so.   The candle that flickers on my desk.  I know I ought not to have it sitting so close to the external hard drive [...]

All In Good Time

  My cosmos bloomed late this year.  Like really late.  Like last-week late. All summer long, the zinnias have been incredible in their reds – oranges – creams – yellows – bright pinks – light pinks – deep pinks.  The cosmos though?  Tall feathery stalks with not a single bloom.  Not one. Until last week. [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: August 21

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28.   As inspired, please share in the comments below + use #atinybitofquiet on Instagram. It’s all a matter of paying attention, being awake,and not expecting a huge payoff.The magic in this world seems to work in whispers [...]

Making Lists

Years ago, I figured out that I could write about life in simple lists. Not only for noting to-dos, lists can explore feelings, challenges, emotions, ideas, dreams, happenings, moments. On the days when I want to get something down but writing too many words feels like…well, too many words...I turn to lists.  I know from [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 17

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28.   When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence.How can you love if you are not there?~ Thich Nhat Hanh ~     • What does it mean to be present? How [...]