…in which we explore (somewhat belatedly) my “word” for 2017.
It’s February, a full two months since I saw the first “looking back at the year” posts. (Can I just encourage you? You are not behind. Or perhaps you are, but it’s not so big a deal.) Anyhow. In hopes to examine life rather than just letting it pass, here are some big things looking back… […]
January often finds me a touch conflicted. I always can think of about a million ways I could improve my life or myself or my processes, but also I’m rebellious by nature and kind of hate the whole “It’s January, let’s make a resolution we can keep for two weeks!” trend. So in 2016 I decided to […]
Productivity is a drug. An idol. For me, at least. I forgot this for a good, long while because I basically haven’t been especially productive since June. I don’t mean to say that I haven’t done things. Oh, I’ve worked, and hard. But this switch to four is still (five months later) proving tricky. So on my very best […]
Some days are just a struggle. Nothing major is going on right now, but some combination of sleep deprivation and the 4-hour days of December have blended into a pervasive lethargy- everything just takes so much effort. Yesterday, I had a short list of things that needed to get done before I could reasonably snag myself breakfast. I […]
This is Jenna’s birthday letter. And also, it became a letter to me and you.
Wowzers. So… Authenticity as a monthly goal? Beautiful. And exhausting for this introvert. I learned a lot, which was kinda the point. I learned that showing up fully in every interaction is totally doable as a moment-by-moment choice. It’s way harder when I look at it as the thing I have to do every time from […]
Okay, jumping into new territory… DIY. If you happen to be new here and are considering subscribing for my fantastic and helpful DIY tutorials… feel free to subscribe, but this is totally not my shtick, so, you know… lower your expectations. I can’t even spell DIY some days, much less do it, photograph it, write about […]
Hey, friend. I see you. You love your babies. They’re cute. They’re hilarious. They’re delightful. They’re maddening. They’re smart. They’re determined. They’re expressive. They’re so difficult. Some mornings you wake up and see the things that need to be done and the bellies that need to be filled… and filled… and filled again. You see the […]
Here I am! (Don’t look at me.) That’s basically how I’ve been living my life to now. When I show up to an event, I’m very self-focused. I thought it was a good thing. (???) I called it “assessing the situation before acting” or maybe “being cautious” or “gathering information because that’s wise.” Yeah, whatever. I […]