What hats do I wear?

Youngest daughter, sister, cousin, niece, introvert, friend and day dreamer to start with. Day dreamer would be the one I gravitate to. I have no problem playing alone especially in my head. So introvert definitely comes into this also. Welcome committe when young as assigned that role. Not one I would have every gravitated to. …

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Stream of consciousness Saturday

You can find journal prompts pretty well everywhere. Ask yourself a question and you have a journal prompt. Where do I want to be in five years? Why do I feel anxious? How do I feel about my year so far? Questions. Another way is through prompts like Linda Hill stream of consciousness Saturday.  She gives …

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Not what I thought I wanted

For a long time I thought eventually when I retire I want to live in a large, vibrant city. With access to restaurants, cafes, museums and theatres. To live there long enough, about three months, to soak it all in. Not feel rushed out the door with my to do and see list. Living somewhere …

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Going down a rabbit hole

My word for this year is realize. I wanted a word that would challenge me. Realize. This is the year I do stuff. I'm not waiting for things to be perfect (never going to happen). I'm not waiting for someone to give me permisson. I'm not waiting for the right time and place. I'm not …

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What caught my eye in the past month

Below is what caught my eye in the past month. A bit of a theme I think - you let me know! Around the country a lot of churches seem to be empty and being sold. We have so much construction here. It seems to be on every corner.  So when I saw this home …

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Ways I bring joy into my life

I was thinking about how I bring joy into my life. Here are a few things for me.  Please let me know what brings joy into your life. getting together with friend/s Saturday afternoon for drinks and munchies. Catching up on what is happening and/or making plans. curling up on the sofa with the next …

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Using the word “right”

I enjoy a good podcast so recommendations are always welcomed. I listened to Glenn Doyle's we can do hard things podcast. In an eposide they talked about listening to that something inside that always knows. You can call it your gut, intuition or whatever. When we ask ourselves what is the next "right" thing. Often …

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Word Jar

I found this book at the library. The title caught my eye - Journal Sparks: fire up your creativity with spontaneous art, wild writing, and inventive thinking. I mean seriously! That has everything I'd liked to try out! Author Emily K. Neuburger. The book is colorful with lots of creative exercises. It is divided up …

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What caught my eye in the past month

We are into summer here! School finished last week and summer vacations are starting at work. My fingers are crossed for a not as humid summer as last year. Below is what caught my eye in the past month. Seriously what do you think of this? Which post-it note colors increase productivity, creativity and relaxation.  I'm …

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Instagram Challenge – are you in!!

I was sitting at the library recently and looking around when an idea popped into my head. The view of where I am sitting. I often snap a picture for my sister of where I'm sitting/looking at and send. So I guess I just want to broaden it. I'm not going to overthink think just …

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