I sometimes forget that this isn't a rush and I get into a hurry. Yesterday was such a day. It's hard to want to be at a certain destination and have the kids in the back seat yammering, "Are we there yet?" Add a nagging critical voice and it just becomes unbearable. Anything to get … Continue reading Stopping the noise, maybe
Instead of writing while I watered the garden tonight, I did some sketching. No, the picture above is not it. That's one I did a few years ago for Inktober. I'm not ready to show the one I did tonight. It always scares me a little when a sketch turns out decently. Drawing, painting, and … Continue reading Sketching in the garden
At least one of them this week. I'm close, very close, to reaching my word goal for this week. I might even be able to get there if this blog post runs what it typically does. So, I think that one is in the bag. Painting, however, will be the next challenge. I do think … Continue reading I approach the goal
Spent time today writing and painting. I wish I could have done more. Truth be told, I've discovered a toxic voice in my life. I realized it two weeks ago. It's got me a little disheartened at the moment. There's nothing like finding someone you trust suddenly telling you in snippy little ways that you're … Continue reading Wet sock
Happy, bright morning to you all. I'm going to try to keep it short this morning, since yesterday was very cathartic for me. I've been working on my mindset this week and that was one of the repetitive thoughts going around in my head I really needed to flip to work for me, not against … Continue reading Better day – better today
This is a hard post to write. Why? Because I see myself as never good enough. Writing a post like this demands that I admit it. People around me would be shocked if they knew how deeply this runs to my core. After all, I was valedictorian of my graduating class and voted most likely … Continue reading Never good enough?