Spring has arrived. I know it to be true not because of the date on the calendar, but because of the newly returned pulse to my sinuses. Before I go too far down that self-pity path, I will say it’s a tolerable tradeoff for the return of a bit of color. Still, spring is notContinue reading “Tolerable Tradeoff”
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Spring is just around the corner here in the northern hemisphere, which means we’re in the final days of winter. While many may be more than ready to bid a fond farewell to the freezing temps, I am not one of them. That’s not to say I don’t enjoy spring. I went out this pastContinue reading “Frosted Farewell”
Reroute to Rest
Last week I found myself needing a reminder that I am only one person. I can only do so much. Despite my best efforts to be productive always sometimes a break can be a thousand times more beneficial than pushing through. Of course, taking a step back before a break is needed is even better.Continue reading “Reroute to Rest”
Abstain from Abstaining
Happy Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, and/or Shrove Tuesday! It’s a day that encourages you to live in excess and overindulge before punishing yourself for it for the next 40 days. So, happy last day of happiness…I guess?
A Little Love
A few years ago, I purchased a miniature rose plant. Before adding it to my windowsill garden I gave it a name, as one does. Mr. Thornton is a northern gentleman with a fondness for southern sunshine. He can be a bit prickly but is also sweet…sometimes. This week, I’ve learned something new about myContinue reading “A Little Love”
There are few things more inspiring or intimidating than a blank page for a writer. Recently, I’ve found myself on the intimidating side of that spectrum. It’s not due to a shortage of ideas. I have countless drafts and a meandering train of thoughts to back me up on that claim.
Change is hard, even under the simplest of circumstances. There’s a temporary loss of balance. The world shifts and the light shines from a different angle, exposing our blind spots.