Offering Encouragement: Why I am a Liker
Jan31

Offering Encouragement: Why I am a Liker

Individuals who are realized in their own lives almost never criticize others. If they speak at all, it is to offer encouragement. Steven Pressfield, ​The War of Art​​ This quote has been clinging to me for days. It’s becoming a mantra, “Don’t criticize. Encourage.” Isn’t this exactly what we come to expect and want from others? To be encouraged? To be nudged along in our pursuits with a few Likes thrown...

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Here & There
Jan29

Here & There

By focusing on taking photos lately, I am reminded that my world is big. And right here. Yesterday I went out to explore. The girls were home napping, so I had some time. I started by riding the T for a bit. I had no destination. The loose plan was to ride inbound for a bit, get off, and ride outbound back home.…

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Treading Water
Jan28

Treading Water

I am finding myself single tasking these days. Taking photos. Trying to find my way back into writing after an incredible hard week and a half. Work relationships are strained. The stomach bug hit. Exhaustion followed. And yet, I am reading The War of Art and I am just wondering if it is all coming at me because something great is just within my grasp.…

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The Photo Essay Project
Jan16

The Photo Essay Project

I am terrible at taking pictures. Really terrible. Every time I pick up Michelle’s SLR it acts like it’s broken. Every photo is blurry and awful. I have to take 300 photos to get one that is okay. If that. It’s a disaster. But I love using photos in social media and blogging. I love sharing photos of Roozle and our adventures and lattes.…

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Hitting
Jan14

Hitting

My toddler is hitting me. What do I do? We are going through a serious bout of hitting around here. Roozle is hitting us a lot. Mostly when she is frustrated and sometimes when she is embarrassed. Oof. It’s a tough one. We went through this before but it seemed to go away on it’s own with a little redirection. This time, it’s not going anywhere.…

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