Category: writing

The other side of the curtain

I know we’ve all heard it said before – “don’t compare yourselves to others on social media because they’re only showing us their highlight reel” or something along those lines, but for someone like myself who takes everyone at face value, I tend to believe what my friends are posting. I am just naive enough that if you tell me…

The Case of the Disappearing Journal by Carolyn Keene

I’ve been listening to Emily P. Freeman’s podcast The Next Right Thing and in it she often mentions how at the end of a season, she likes to look back and reflect on the past few months: what went right, what could have been done differently, what to think about for that same season the following year. I really like…

Aside

I hope you have a peaceful day!

Renovating Blogging

Last week one of my favorite bloggers, V in the NW, wrote a post in response to The Bloggess, who wrote a post in response to Asha Dornfest, in which there was a call to return to blogging. This was my favorite part of Asha’s post, and what I’ve longed for, for a while now: I’m talking old-school blogrolls and…

Tips for Surviving the End of Daylight Saving Time

It’s that time of year again! When it gets dark earlier in the evening and stays dark later in the morning and basically it’s just dark dark dark all day long, for the next six months. That’s how it feels anyway. And hey, let’s make it worse by pushing time back an hour!! Great idea Ben-Freaking-Franklin. You couldn’t just leave…

Morning

It’s early in the morning and the night sky is dissolving into a soft light. The water on the pond is absolutely still, the birds have not yet woken to sing their morning chorus. Even the neighborhood dogs are still too sleepy to stand at their posts in backyards and bark at any perceived threats such as feral cats who…

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