Nearing the end of month, its once again time to consider some things from the past month. These snippets – four somethings – are a small look at how I’ve spent this beginning of autumn. My morning walks, which I started in July, have long since been abandoned. Like it or not, the days are getting shorter. All the more reason to cherish the small moments.
Currently I’m reading Walking on Water by Madeleine L’Engle. She insists all story is truth. Going beyond the genres of fiction and non-fiction, the heart of anything worth reading speaks truth into our lives.
My personality requires routine in most things, and writing is no exception. While I wanted to participate in the Write 31 challenge – posting something every day for the month of October – I also know my limitations.
This morning, for the first time, I felt truly like I’ve found my way in the writing project I joined earlier in the year.
My niece, nephew, and dad all have May birthdays! We did lots of celebrating this month, including 8th grade prom for my mini-me and the little man earning the top (all around) award for his grade. Both kids attended new schools this year, and I love to see how they are thriving! Continue reading
Last week I attended the 4th class for the writing project/class I am doing, and I haven’t even finished my write up for class 3.
Once the newness wears off, I’ll probably not give a class-by-class breakdown of what we are doing and what I’m learning during my Foothills Voices class sessions. For now, however, you’ll just have to bear with me. Continue reading
Not sure how she stumbled upon it, but a few weeks ago my mother sent me a Facebook event notification she thought I’d be interested in. The Blount County Library was taking applications for their Foothills Voices class – combining two things I love: writing and my native Appalachia. Continue reading