I tend to put a lot of pressure on things that really don't require that much attention. It's a habit of mine that I've been trying to break for the longest time, but sometimes the bad habits win. Often, this comes as a "I can't do x, y, z, until everything else is perfect." I … Continue reading Long story short, it’s still a bad time.
Last summer, a friend of younger sister's stopped by to fix up our little garden box. And, I think he did a good job. He changed out the rotting wood, rolled out new landscaping cloth and added fresh compost and mulch to the raised beds. And, while previously overloaded with gravel and rock, the beds … Continue reading just the beginning
Every single time I sit and try to write, the words don't come. The need to write is there. The all consuming feeling that I must write something overrides my ability to do literally anything else without thinking about how I would write that scene. But, the words don't come. I want to have a … Continue reading just one day
I have a deep appreciation for naps. The other day, I had two of them. Two whole naps in which I snoozed so hard I forgot what day it was. It was pure bliss. I have found myself waking up at a decent time, and still remaining exhausted. I know that it is the effects … Continue reading musings on a backyard
It has been quite some time since I've posted a WWW Wednesday, and I'm excited to get back into the swing of things. I've missed blogging, and I think that falling on the routine of these tags might help me to get my groove back. Since my last bookish post, I have read quite a … Continue reading WWW Wednesday | May 9-15, 2021
We have gotten a lot of rain lately. And, on the moments when the sun breaks through the outside looks so green and so inviting. I miss long walks through the woods and carefree exploration days. Many of my days have been filled with work, lately. Long hours and lots of inside time. It's been … Continue reading a little calm and a lot of rain
Every year around the middle of April I start to take care of myself a little more. I begin focusing on the aspects of myself which I typically ignore throughout the rest of the year. Usually this means a haircut, painting my nails, and picking up a book or movie for myself. I attempt to … Continue reading a 2021 birthday
For many reasons and maybe none at all, I stepped back from my blog for a while....
Winter seems to have come and gone quite quickly this year. I'm not mad about it. This winter, we have done a lot of cleaning and organizing at home, and the space is more welcoming. I feel more settled. I have high hopes for Spring. Spring will be good for us. The weather will change … Continue reading Spring 2021 Anticipated Releases
Since November, I had been very good at Not Buying the Things. And then February hit. Everything seemed horrible and nothing had been going right for weeks. A lot of family business was brought to the surface and I'm not going to lie, it hit me pretty hard. Once an escape, my job began to … Continue reading a little mania