Five Things April 1. the blossoms…everywhere (see cherry blossoms here!) 2. the birdsong…louder, more of it, joyful 3. the coffee…porch, friendship, friend 4. the vaccine…first dose 5. the walks…some solo, some in good company What's on your list of five for April?? sending a little love your way, m P.S. I've got some dates set … Continue reading Five Things :: April
Five Things February Snow, ice, cold. Lots of it. Grey skies. Sunshine too. At the end of the month, mild temps and feeling like spring. I honestly love it all. Well, maybe not the ice. Finally getting to enjoy a social distance visit with a favorite friend. Irish Breakfast tea on the porch, … Continue reading Five Things :: February
Sometimes Mondays look like this and that. *** There's still time to sign up for Just Five Things! Come join us as we explore the theme of hope with the help of simple (and satisfying) lists. We start Monday, March 8.
Sometimes Mondays look like planning. *** Registration for Just Five Things is open! Come join us as we explore the theme of hope with the help of simple (and satisfying) lists.
We had snow. A good bit of it. Everywhere I look, snow. Okay, not everywhere. The roads are clear, and there’s a patch of bare grass by the birch trees. But mostly, snow is everywhere. For me, this is a very good thing. The kids and I had cinnamon rolls for breakfast yesterday morning. This … Continue reading Some Very Good Things
In my November Note, I wrote to my readers about stepping away from Instagram. The abridged version for you begins by saying that it was a long time coming. The decision came after much resistance (because we are all told – whether we run a business or not, whether we wish to build an … Continue reading Heart Whispers
Hello, hello. I'm just popping in today to remind you that the next round of Just Five Things begins this coming Monday (September 7). Working within the structure of handwritten lists, we'll explore prompts that center on resetting-recharging-redirecting. It's a good time of year (especially this year) to explore such prompts, yes? As always, this … Continue reading A Little Reminder
I know there’s a lot of talk about the coronavirus right now. It’s an odd time, I know. Unsettling. But it’s going to be okay. I’m not here to tell you what the right way to handle things is, only to suggest that you not freak out. Listen to the doctors and scientists who have the most … Continue reading A Little Respite
Five Things I Love on This Friday watercolor…these hearts I painted with my daughter my daughter, my son, my husband...my three the wind which has cleared our rainy skies my desk which I finally cleaned + organized any reminder to give ourselves to love Happy Valentine’s Day! What are five things (or people) you love?? … Continue reading :: Five Things I Love ::
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 … Continue reading Being Held