Last weekend was my first real trip since 2019. I packed a suitcase, held the mail, flew in an airplane, and stayed in a hotel. In March 2020, my youngest daughter met two friends online through a mutual friend here, the same month our country was shut down due to COVID. She has communicated with these… Continue reading Walking Through The Door
100 Even More Things I Love
This has turned out to be a really enjoyable project. I would like to encourage all of you to work on something like this in your lives, whether it be in your journals, on your devices, or on your blogs if you have one. In fact, my friend LA created her own list of 100… Continue reading 100 Even More Things I Love
Get Your Own Version of a Daybed
I had planned to keep this for a tater tot post, but I couldn't wait any longer. In the last tater tot post, I had mentioned that our old patio furniture had collapsed practically on top of me. Then, in the rant section of that tater tot post, I talked about how expensive patio furniture… Continue reading Get Your Own Version of a Daybed
100 More Things I Love
I published a post titled 100 Things I Love in 2017 and it was a lot of fun to write. A lot has happened in in the five years since I published that post, the most significant of which was a global pandemic. But I've changed a lot since 2017, going through menopause, writing a… Continue reading 100 More Things I Love
Thinking in a New Way
In the book Write a Poem, Save a Life, the author had a section discussing synesthesia, which we are familiar with. Ella has often requested to be included on the blog and the podcast, so I interviewed her earlier this summer. When my youngest daughter was in first grade, she was singing a song one… Continue reading Thinking in a New Way
What’s in a Name?
In last July's tater tot post, I asked what you would rename yourself if you had the option? Or are you content with the name you were given at birth? For a long time, I didn't like my name. That is to say, I didn't think my name suited me. I didn't feel like a… Continue reading What’s in a Name?