60 days ago, I began writing on purpose, every day for at least 7 minutes. The value of repetition when trying to improve any new skill has been a recurring theme in my reading. I decided that my next step as a “real writer” was to cultivate a writing habit.Continue reading
I decided to participate in the Five Minute Friday prompt from last week: TOUCH.
Touching my finger to my eyeball isn’t something I would have ever dreamed I was capable of. Yet 25(ish) years ago, I was faced with a choice. I start my high school career with as a nerd in glasses. Or I could get over my fear, stick my finger in my eye, and join the ranks of contact lens wearers everywhere.Continue reading
The older I get, the more I find myself craving conversation. Beyond water-cooler chatter or pleasantries exchanged in passing, I want to discuss in-depth ideas with family and friends.Continue reading
Enneagram Type 1.
I set high standards both for myself an those around me. Often these expectations are, at best lofty and at worst unattainable. I’m forced to step back and question the idea that something isn’t “good enough.”
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.
I celebrated the deeper conversations #10thingstotellyou prompted, but we can’t always choose our talents.
My extracurriculars finally catching up to me, I slumped on the couch. “What’s this?” she asked, noting my energy level lower than normal.