Three weeks after the summer solstice, we once again walked the trail, this time in a surly mood.
Two weeks after the summer solstice, two days after Alton Sterling was shot to death in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, one day after Philando Castile was shot to death in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, … Continue reading Weekly Walk 40
I’ve been doing these yoga practices and meditations from Kelly McGonigal’s “Boost Your Willpower” four-week online program, and I find myself thinking of California. I know that part of this … Continue reading California Dreaming
NaNoWriMo Day 9 Word Count: 15,712 The prompt from NaBloPoMo today is about the time you realized your home was different from other people’s homes. I think I might have … Continue reading Mice in the Basement
Home by Marilynne Robinson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Upon the return of his son, Jack, from a 20-year absence, Robert Boughton, the patriarch of the Boughton family, finds … Continue reading There is a Balm in Gilead: Home by Marilynne Robinson
During the past week, I’ve been shifting my perception a little so I spend more energy on what I want in my life than on what I don’t want in … Continue reading A Room of Mom’s Own
My mom just visited for about a week and a half, which gave me the chance to observe perfectionism in action from the outside. Usually I’m just trapped inside, observing … Continue reading Getting to the Nitty Gritty of my Perfectionism
Another day of getting ship done. (Yes, I said “ship.” I feel self-conscious writing gratuitous swear words, so I opt to pseudo-cuss.) Today we finished re-covering the chairs (see yesterday’s … Continue reading Setting Them Up and Knocking Them Down. Figuratively.