A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 10

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28. Sometimes it’s a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothingin common with and still be fascinated by their presence.~ David Byrne ~   Perhaps now, more than ever, these are words to [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 3

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28. If you’re not changing, you’re not growing; you’re not being present.Change is essential.~ Maggie Rogers ~   Sometimes change is exciting, welcome, invigorating.  Sometimes change is uncomfortable, scary, anxiety-inducing.  Sometimes it’s a mix of all of that.  [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: June 26

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 - August 28.   Your true home is in the here and now.~ Thich Nhat Hanh ~   I know the current now is pretty uncomfortable for many reasons…some that are unsettling and uncertain, some that are deep and raw [...]

:: 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 [...]

One Thing at a Time

*Sometimes I want to share here what I share with my Monthly Notes readers.  Today is one of those days.  I want to share a version of October's letter because it’s something that lots of us need to hear. A gentle reminder, a little nudge. Maybe you could use this gentle reminder (this little nudge) too. We live [...]

:: Ten Things ::

Ten things.  Right now. 1.  my daughter's violin lesson...Vivaldi's Spring...the melody, the harmony...the joy 2.  sunshine on my desk 3.  the pup lying by my feet 4.  feeling thirsty...need water 5.  books, papers on my desk...a bit of a mess 6.  clouds in the sky...the bare branches of the birches against the sky...the hint of [...]

Some Things I Love

  The way the pup curls up in her bed so that, at a quick glance, I can’t tell where her feet or head begin or end. The way the washing machine swishes and swirls, makes our clothes-towels-sheets clean, just like that. The way mornings are quiet.  The way yoga feels like coming home. The [...]