Yes, I’m a bit late in looking back on 2019. But I found it difficult to put into words my feelings about the last year and the three previous ones. Before talking about 2019, I want to thank my followers and readers for their patience. My on again off again presence during the […]
Silence is more musical than any song. ~~Christina Rosetti The last week resulted in quiet times here on the blog and at home. A week of blank days on my calendar awaited me. I had grand plans. With physical therapy appointments scheduled now every other week, I had no reason to go there. […]
In my last post, I dedicated a week to catch up on my TBR pile. And maybe I’d add a second week. Both weeks were still not enough to shorten my reading stack. But I did get a lot of reading done. Prior to my reading staycation, I had checked out Tracy Chevalier‘s The Last […]
I have made a spur of the moment, joyous, and lovely decision! Beginning tomorrow, I am taking at least next week to do nothing other than reading some books that are piling higher and higher by the day. In fact, I may get brave and take the next week to do the same. Here’s what’s […]
Where was I the last 27 days? Almost a month ago, I posted on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn that I was taking a breather. I needed some self-care, and I wanted to attempt a little spring cleaning. I thought ten days or less should cover it. Why I didn’t post my planned absence here I […]
In my post a few days ago, I focused on the topic of self-care. I shared the things I believe I did wrong in caring for myself during my working life and the last few years as a writer. Today I want to share what I’ve learned along the way (and ignored). And I’ll share some new things I have read recently about caring for yourself as you write.