Things I’d like to do with my life someday.

Get a degree in business and creative writing Hike the entire Appalachian trail Work for the military (as a civilian) Move to a different state or country. Preferably in the mountains. Either the Appalachians or up in Alaska somewhere. Learn to snowboard properly so I can understand why my husband loves it. Learn another language … Continue reading Things I’d like to do with my life someday.

Defining success.

Success is sometimes a foggy idea. Photo by Ashley French December 2022 How do you define success? I struggle with the idea of what success means. For a long time, I’ve subscribed to the idea of success to mean have a great job with lots of money, a big house, and lots of travel. I … Continue reading Defining success.

Resolutions for 2023

I decided to make my reading goal for the year as 100 books. I don’t think I’ve ever made it to 100 before but I’m going to try this year. We’ll see how it goes. I’ve also started a bullet journal. I don’t think I’m doing it right and I’m not going to follow all … Continue reading Resolutions for 2023

Sunday Scribblings: Bed

I make my bed every day. It’s not always when I get up right away, but I always try to go back and make it before the morning’s over with. There’s just something satisfying about a made bed. It’s like you can start the day on the right foot. Plus, it’s nice to get into … Continue reading Sunday Scribblings: Bed

Gloomy.

Photo by Vlad Cheu021ban on Pexels.com *This post was originally written on July 27, 2022 The sun is finally out (if briefly) -- it was struggling all day and even rained for a while in the morning. I lit my candle and snuggled on the couch to read. there's something comforting about reading on a … Continue reading Gloomy.

No Interest.

Photo by Ike louie Natividad on Pexels.com My interest in reading books is waning again. Don't worry, I'm not depressed or anything; this is something that happens to me occasionally. I'll get super excited about reading and read a whole bunch, so I check out a whole bunch of books and suddenly I don't feel … Continue reading No Interest.

Do I exist when I don’t write?

Photo by Tuesday Temptation on Pexels.com There is a constant pressure to create. If you don't write, sing, take pictures, make music, play sports, anything...then you don't exist. You exist, but you're kind of forgotten after a while. We write to know that we're not alone Is what the line always says. Or maybe it … Continue reading Do I exist when I don’t write?