75 days ago, I set a goal. Write a journal entry every day for 100 days, for at least 7 minutes each day. Any notebook would do, but the work must be handwritten.Continue reading
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
Thanks to my local-adjacent library, I had the opportunity simultaneously to pursue my loves of writing and Appalachia. The Foothills Voices writing project, hosted by the Blount County library, not only facilitated the first (and only to date) story I’ve published but also taught me research skills I can use for future works.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
Now that the Nashville Predators are officially done for the season (sad emoji), I’m focusing all my fandom energy on towards the MCU – super geek slang for Marvel Cinematic Universe aka the movies that make up the “canon.” And yes, we’re that serious about these things. I’ve rewatched many of the older movies, even creating a Bullet Journal spread to keep track.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