It’s been a week, hasn’t it. I honestly can’t believe President’s Day was this past Monday; time is doing strange things … again. and it’s another Friday afternoon. pausing here to document right now has become an important part of … Continue reading TGIF | Late February.
Reflecting back on this second month of living this year’s word, I feel like I’m learning a lot from simply paying attention. practicing stillness. resisting the urge to live for future plans (or ruminate over regrets). celebrating what’s good about … Continue reading Present | February 2022.
Hello friends and Happy Friday … already! It’s Mid-winter break around here this weekend; the kids are out of school, traffic is light, and some folks are even traveling (to warmer places)! I snapped the photo at the top of … Continue reading TGIF | Making Me Smile.
I love all the different ways that we can be Readers (and Knitters) and the comments on my last post about Reading Projects really made me smile. A few of y’all are firmly in the No Way camp, a couple … Continue reading Becoming an O’Farrell Completist.
I actually made it to the end of this week with most of my to-do list done. I can’t remember the last time that happened, but I know it was last year. I also know the bright blue sunny skies … Continue reading TGIF | (with finishes).
My 2022 reading is off to a great start! I read 19 books last month (shelved here on Goodreads) and was delighted that the “best year of reading” vibe continued from December. I shared quick reviews of those four 5-star books on Instagram (here) and here are a few superlatives for the other 15 (all links are to Goodreads). Book that made me cry in public/Book to read in one sitting – Ghost Forest, by Pik-Shuen Fung. A gorgeous debut novel that reads like a memoir about the immigrant experience (Hong Kong to Canada in 1997) and the death of … Continue reading Reading Better | January.
‘When you remember today, what will you remember best?’ ‘All of it,’ she said. ‘It wouldn’t be complete or real if you left out any part of it, would it?’ Wallace Stegner, Crossing to Safety Of course, I’m pretty sure … Continue reading Looking Back | January.
Hello friends and happy Friday! I hope this post finds you warm and cozy, with a beverage of choice. As I write this, I’m bundled in my coziest sweater (in an outfit that looks a lot like the one I … Continue reading TGIF | Early February.
I first joined in with Anne Bogel’s annual tradition to share what’s Saving My Life Right Now last year. 2021 me noted The thing I love most about this kind of list is that it captures right now. I’m good … Continue reading Saving My Life Right Now | Winter 2022.
Thank you all for your kind thoughts and good wishes after Friday’s post. I’m happy to report that Holly and Marc are both finally feeling more like themselves today … and me, well, I was glad to find myself in … Continue reading Hello February.