I am still here. I write this as a reminder to myself even more than a notification to my readers.
I have been writing so much these last few months, just not blogging. I have missed this.
I find myself thinking of this blog often. I think,
“What do I want to write?”
“What is there to say?”
“Do people really want to hear a housewife’s take on kids and married life?”
“Do I really want to talk about kids and married life?”
“Should I just post works here? Try to get feedback?”
Lots of questions. And with full disclosure, I didn’t come to any definitive conclusions.
With the exception of this: I want to write and I want to write here.
I want to write about whatever I want. This blog doesn’t need to fit under an umbrella that only touches on certain topics. It can be all encompassing. I have no control over who reads, who shares, who cares. But that isn’t why writing has ever mattered to me. Writing has been my lifeline since I was a child. When I was 7 and used writing to help me grapple through my father’s death and throughout my life going through every other hardship and joy. Writing is home.
So here it goes. Continuing the act of saving myself. Using my God-given talent to spend time with myself…and hopefully you all as well.
Sorry for the late check-in. Life has been pretty busy (see following post this evening).
Just wanted to hop on and tell you that this week I lost another 2 lbs for a total of 10.2 in 2 weeks. I am determined that this upcoming week will be a BIGGER loss. Check back in on Sunday for the “skinny” on how I am going to get “skinny” (AKA- healthy!).
Hope you are all enjoying this rainy day! Remember, April showers bring May flowers!
Driving through our lovely town in Maryland, I came across this:
An adorable Little Free Library. This made my heart so happy. Overjoyed, really! I have heard about them but this was the first I ever saw in person.
It made me wish there was one in every neighborhood. A ‘Take One, Leave One” free library where we could all benefit from the joy of a new book. New to us at least. Anyone who knows me and even those followers on here who do not “personally” know me can attest to the fact that I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE books for all ages, on all topics. I believe so deeply that reading for enjoyment is equally as important as reading for knowledge. I believe this in my core.
Back to this Little Free Library, I showed the hubs this photo and said, “I want one in our yard”- naturally. But as he very wisely pointed out, we live on a road which gets basically zero traffic and therefore, our library may be a little lame.
It is cute though, right? This glorious little box that is the epitome of sharing, knowledge and neighborhood kindness all in once adorable Little Free Library.
Build one. Share it with me. I may even have a donation to add to it in a few months (HINT TO THE BIG NEWS REFERENCED THE OTHER DAY).