This is why I do this

This is why I do this

Every so often I hear myself question in my mind, “Why do I keep blogging? What do I have to say that’s worthwhile? Should I just quit?” And luckily, soon after my questioning, someone thanks me for what I wrote or my perspective, and I think, “That’s why I keep doing...
Am I wasting time?

Am I wasting time?

Now. Now. Now. Sometimes it feels like everything needs to be done right now. That I need a few more of me, so that I can just handle this one moment and all that’s in front of me. And in my head. Only what if that’s not true? What if there’s really nothing, or at...
Look up when you’re walking

Look up when you’re walking

As it gets colder out I notice my tendency to look down as I walk. I bundle up against the cold, and keep my face shielded from the wind. But it’s not just cold weather that keeps me from looking up and noticing what’s around me as I walk. And it’s not just me. I’m...
I’m aiming for an A-

I’m aiming for an A-

I was having a discussion with someone recently about how hard we all try (well, okay, about how hard I try). At everything. Really, at everything. Even though I think I’ve stopped trying that hard. They recommended I aim for an A-, instead of an A. “Instead of an A,”...