Taking some time to reflect upon my week... :: buying myself tulips…just because :: rain…and then sunshine :: a few good walks :: ruining a whole chicken in the crockpot…when will I learn that the crockpot doesn’t do what I want it to do? (for the record, it was edible) (but so disappointing) :: M&Ms…I [...]
An ongoing series of Monday snapshots and quiet reflections. Sometimes Mondays look like rain.
Dear Thursday, Thank you for beginning with coffee. Thank you for the time to drink that coffee curled up under a warm blanket with a good book, before everyone else woke up. Thank you for being another day that I got to be home with my kids, guiding them in their homeschool work. Thank you [...]
An ongoing series of Monday snapshots and quiet reflections. Sometimes Mondays look like twinkle lights to get things started.
On the first of each month, I send Monthly Notes to the people on my mailing list. Maintaining a newsletter is something I initially resisted, but it’s something I have grown to love. I look forward to writing a letter each month and sharing that more intimate conversation with my readers. While my Monthly Notes [...]
An ongoing series of Monday snapshots and quiet reflections. Sometimes Mondays look like pompoms and sweet messages.
I love when my kids remind me of important things. Especially when it’s important as in this is how you might do life. I recently bought a supply of wite-out pens and I kind of love them. So handy. While I don’t mind crossing things out when they change and need re-scheduling, it irks me [...]
Some random things... Even though Christmas is a few weeks behind us, this story will still touch your heart. I’m certain of it. Whatever your stance on global warming, Linda’s piece is a good shake-up. And if you read to the end, she links to her TEDtalk on time debt…click that too…it’s good. Here's more [...]
I wrote in January’s Monthly Note* that I’m not one to make resolutions, nor am I one to choose a word for the year. While both can be wonderful practices, they’re presently not my cup of tea. I do, however, believe in the power of setting intentions. I’ve been sitting with this idea of [...]
Are you busy right now? Or are you finding stillness? Maybe you're somewhere in between. So often I find myself in the in-between. It's possible to be ridiculously busy and (somewhat) still at the same time. I find that staying with my breath helps. Walks outside help too. As do cups of tea. And warm [...]