I got ahead of myself again I jumped in too soon Without a plan My eyes were closed My heart open It must have been a leap of faith But that’s no surprise That’s what I do I rush in like a fool I try a little I think a lot The endeavor invariably loses […]
I’ve cooked too much food over the course of the last two or three months. I blame my Instant Pot. Yes, it’s as wonderful as everyone says it is, but all of the recipes I tried were designed to feed the family. I am but one woman with a husband who refuses to eat the […]
I’m going on record with a list of things I’d like to accomplish this week. We’ll see what happens. Exercise at least 30 minutes every day Try making stickers with my Cricut Write and schedule at least 3 blog posts Finish my Instagram presentation for work Do some digi scrapping Avoid compulsive news consumption Don’t […]
These days I feel like I’m drifting Floating in a windless sky I’m not sure who to be Or who is me There’s a disconnect The ties to this world are tenuous And the link to the other is beyond my reach I guess, for now, I float
I set the timer for 20 minutes. I was afraid to make it 30. The goals is to just write. It occurred to me yesterday that I could surely make myself take 30 minutes each day to write. I’m starting with 20. A start is a start. A co-worker of mine died last week from […]
I’m not meant to get up early. You see, I’m not a good sleeper. I can get in bed and fall asleep without too much trouble, but I often wake up much too early. Sometimes I can go back to sleep, other times, not so much. This year I have work meetings on Mondays and […]
Am I done yet? Have I completed the tasks I came to Earth to do? Sometimes it feels as if I’m spinning my wheels. Just taking up space.
When you challenge yourself to do better and then don’t You decide to try harder the next time You say, “this is the weekend I’ll get things done” You say, “I’ll schedule my time” You say, “I won’t sleep in” “I’ll go to the gym” “I’ll clean the bathtub” Suddenly it’s Sunday and you’ve done […]
From an old WordPress Discover Challenge Life is rearranging the same elements day after tedious day.
My father used to live in a duplex apartment at the end of Sunset Ave. in Bloomington. The street was aptly named. I took this photo six years ago, when Dad was pretty healthy and strong. He may have been visiting his sister in Atlanta on this day.