This past fall I decided it was time for a major change in our house. I work from home, so I was spending 40-plus hours a week crammed into a tiny nine-by-nine home office in the basement. I’d organized it as well as I could,… Continue Reading “New home office reveal!”
The Christmas season has its own set of stresses and depressing points days weeks, but sometimes January can kick you in the crotch, too. Judging from (A) my social media feeds, and (B) the real-life humans I interact with (mostly at the school bus… Continue Reading “Fighting for good mental health in (UGH) January”
I sit through taekwondo and ballet every week for them, so why shouldn’t they come to Zumba with me? Shouldn’t Mom get a turn to exercise to keep her body healthy, too?
There wasn’t time in my schedule to think, to plan, to daydream. Every minute of the day was scheduled for maximum efficiency. The only time ideas trickled into my thoughts was when I was trying to sleep, and I’d force myself to clear my… Continue Reading “Finding the time (for me)”
About a million years ago (or like 5-6 years ago), I used to get up really early so I could have an hour or two to work on my novel before working my “day job.” I thought I was being mega-disciplined and it felt… Continue Reading “The early riser(s)”