I have never used a planner, but am so excited to begin 2021 with my copy of the Brave Sis Journey Journal! It's the perfect organisational tool to set goals this year and map step by step how to achieve them. What sets it apart from other planners, is that it highlights the achievements of… Continue reading Have You Discovered the 2021 Brave Sis Journey-Journal?
Each December I try to participate in reflective end of year blog challenges. I didn't have time this month because of other commitments. My goal for 2021 is to show up more frequently here but post shorter content. I was inspired reading a post by Claire Lomax, author of Our Favourite Jar, and wanted to… Continue reading My Top Fives of the Year
I don’t reblog often, but I had to share this story here because: I, too, love VW vans. My dream is to one day convert a VW Transporter.We share a love of books.I came close to moving back to Cincinnati where I planned to convert my B.F.A. in contemporary dance education so that I could… Continue reading Good news Fridays: Area woman drives awesome book bus for the love of it.
"Home is about the earth. Whether the earth open up to you. Whether it pull you so close the space between you and it melt and y'all one and it beats like your heart." Richie Photo by Aman Bhatnagar on Pexels.com I finished Sing, Unburied, Sing nearly a month ago and have struggled to read… Continue reading Review of Sing, Unburied, Sing
Recently I've seen this "tag" on other WordPress sites that I follow. I enjoyed reading Vee and Rebecca's responses. No one has tagged me but I feel inspired to write a post anyway. I don't know what all of the original categories were. It seems each blogger adapts the prompt a little to suit themselves,… Continue reading My Five Things
Happy May Day! Today marks the first day of summer on the Celtic calendar. The potted paeony outside my front door is laden with buds. I think it's completely appropriate that it began blooming this morning. During this time of worldwide turmoil, it cheers me to observe the seasons and celebrate beauty where it can… Continue reading Lá Bealtaine Shona Duit!
Photo by Gustavo Fring on Pexels.com Clock Dance by Anne TylerMy rating: 4 of 5 starsThe first time I was introduced to Anne Tyler was in the mid '90s, when Saint Maybe was assigned during one of my English Lit classes, not long after it was published. I became an instant fan. Though I've read… Continue reading Clock Dance- My GoodReads Review
It might seem a strange time to replace my car, since travel restrictions may soon be in place as Ireland prepares for a potential lockdown, but my car has been in the garage for several months, and I need another seven seater. My mechanic made clear that it's more expensive to fix my old car… Continue reading One Lonely Shopper in a Deserted City
Are you ready for what's coming? I'm happy to wrap this decade up and move on to the next one. As #Manifest20 comes to a close, I'm feeling hopeful about the new year. I've slipped behind on my posts over the holidays so this is a quick catch up. I'll reply to the rest of… Continue reading End of Year Reflections