Happy Friday, friends! I’ve been tempted these last few days to get full-on into May-mode, and I was grateful for the reminder this afternoon that May doesn’t start until Sunday. So let me put my Present Hat back on and … Continue reading TGIF | Late April.
Present is choosing to believe that your own life is worth investing deeply in, instead of waiting for some rare miracle or fairytale. Present Over Perfect, by Shauna Niequist (via @emilypfreeman) Except for this past weekend, April has been a quiet month for me. a month where I spent a lot of time on my own, reading, knitting, studying, listening to music and birdsong, walking. I let go a few commitments to make more room for solitude and my new church leadership roles. I tried to be disciplined about bedtime since the dark early hours are my favorite reading and … Continue reading Present | April 2022.
Welcome home me! Our 12th(!!*) visit to Beaufort was memorable in all the good ways. I just spent a few hours looking back at this year’s photos and previous years’ blog posts (#beaufort) and wow. This place is rich with … Continue reading Beaufort 2022.
Happy Friday, friends! It is full-on SPRING here in Atlanta and the warm sunny blue skies have done wonders for my frame of mind. The forecast shows lots of rain and cooler weather for the weekend, and I am taking … Continue reading TGIF | Mid-April.
I added 17 books to my Read shelf last month (all my 2022 books are shelved here on Goodreads): Five of those were 5-stars; and the rest I Loved, or Loved A LOT. [here’s my Instagram post with quick reviews … Continue reading Reading Better | March.
I finished this one last week and it took a couple of tries to get photos. Yay for blue sky mornings with a few clouds to debut a blue sweater that goes perfectly with white jeans! Elizabeth Doherty patterns are … Continue reading FO Friday | Elorie.
How we spend our time defines who we are. There is no magical future. Today is our future. Mary Pipher, quoted in Kate Bowler’s Good Enough In my mind (and my heart), I’m tempted to look back at this month … Continue reading Looking Back | March.
Happy Friday, friends, and Hello April! I love Fridays and a month with five of them is going to be a favorite even if it starts out with a yellow layer of pine pollen, and includes that ominous Taxes Due … Continue reading TGIF | Hello April.