Contests (or Living)

I’ll tell you why this isn’t a contest.   Because I don’t care.  Don’t contestants need to care, need to have a vested interest in order to actually compete?  It’s not that I don’t care about anything, because I do (oh, I do) – but I don’t care about being better than you or being perfect (whatever [...]

A Little Reminder

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 [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: August 28

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. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.Without them, humanity cannot survive.~ Dalai Lama ~     • Who (and what) do you love? [...]

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 [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: August 14

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. Did I offer peace today?Did I bring a smile to someone’s face?Did I say words of healing?Did I let go of my anger [...]

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 [...]