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My Word of the Year 2020

It took quite a bit of energy, brainstorming, and hard work for me to finally feel confident about choosing the right word of the year for 2020. In the past, I’ve set aside time leading up to the New Year…

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January Goals 2020

Hello! Welcome to the first goals post of 2020 for my monthly goal-setting series. If this is your first visit here, thanks for joining me! In July of last year I decided to start setting three specific goals for myself…

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January 1st, 2020

This day feels like it has so much riding on it. So much potential. The start of a new year. A new decade. The opportunity for fresh beginnings. I find myself simultaneously inspired and overwhelmed. My mind swims with all…

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Superstitions and a Spoonful of Black-Eyed Peas

I have never considered myself to be much of a superstitious person. In fact, I’m not sure I really ever thought much about superstitions until I met my husband. Sure, I know better than to walk under a ladder or…

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Two Random Tales from Holidays Past

As I sat down this week to write a new post I found myself feeling creatively stuck. Again. This has become pretty common lately. It seems whenever I try to call upon my creativity to perform (especially within any specific…

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December Goals 2019

Hello! Welcome to the last post of 2019 for my monthly goal-setting series. If this December goals post is your first visit here, welcome! Back in July I decided to set three specific goals for myself each month through the…

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Fear Factor, Nightmares, & Scary Movies

Last month our oldest son woke one night around 1am with his first “scary” dream. Through his tears he told me that he saw the “creepy guy” my husband constructed in our front yard for the annual neighborhood Halloween scarecrow…

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November Goals 2019

Hello! Welcome to another post in my monthly goal-setting series. In case you are new here, for the remainder of the year I have decided to set three specific goals for myself each month. My objective is to be more…

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Another Day on Auto-Pilot

I wrote the whole beginning of this post two days ago and somehow clicked out of the screen and lost it all. Curse the “save draft” button – of course I had been on a roll and forgot to utilize…

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