*Many years ago, we lived for a while in a small town in south Louisiana. While there, I wrote a whole series of essays about our experiences that I never posted anywhere. I'm cleaning out some digital storage and am going to start posting some of them, along with other stories … [Read more...]
What’s Saving My Life Right Now
Oh, winter. Why do you feel so long when the days are so short?This post is inspired by Modern Mrs. Darcy, my favorite book podcaster. Every year, she shares this post to call to mind all the things that bring joy and life to these dark days of winter--and the posts go up at … [Read more...]
New year, same you (and that’s a good thing!)
I hold my pen wrong.My grip evolved uncorrected, and now, in my 40s, there's nothing I can do about it. The muscle memory is too strong, the habit too ingrained. If fact, the bone on the fourth finger of my right hand malformed because of my grip.And that's fine... … [Read more...]
Hi, friends.It's been a while. I hope you're well.It's a mixed bag over here.My long absence from this space has two main culprits (though, really, just one... just me...).I mentioned in my 2021 journey post that my only goal for this year was to write my book … [Read more...]
Can we talk about subscriptions for a sec?
I harbor no delusions: This post and topic is lifestyle-specific and won’t apply, at least not in full, to lots of folks. However, if you’re in a situation like mine, I’m hoping it might be a smidge helpful. So, what’s our situation? John works a full-time job … [Read more...]