31 Days of Enjoying the Everyday Life: Failure?

I took on this Write 31 Days challenge knowing I was already over-scheduled. The idea of writing and posting everyday was incredibly daunting. I wasn’t sure if I would be able to actually write for 31 days straight, but I really wanted to try. If you look at my days on my master page, days … Read more…

31 Days of Enjoying the Everyday Life: Outside

Fall weather in Georgia can be unpredictable. My memories on Facebook showed a fall break trip three years ago and we were all decked out in jeans and fleece jackets. This fall break it was shorts and t-shirts. One benefit of living in the South is that most of the time the weather is conducive … Read more…

31 Days of Enjoying the Everyday Life: Weekend

What is a weekend? – Dowager Countess of Grantham (Just one of the many great quotes from the Dowager Countess on Downton Abbey.) Sometimes it feels that way. What is a weekend? Sometimes the weekend can feel like an extension of the work-week with a tight schedule, responsibilities to see to, and work to be … Read more…

31 Days of Enjoying the Everyday Life: Light

Last night the moon was so beautiful and bright. The moonlight just bathed the night with brightness. I tried to take a picture that captured the beauty of the light bursting from the darkness, but I just wasn’t able to capture it. As I looked up at the moon, John 1:5 came to my mind. … Read more…

31 Days of Enjoying the Everyday Life: A Job Well Done

I am a list person. Partly from necessity because I can be forgetful and partly because I just like them. I have all sorts of different notepads and sticky notes paired with my assortment of color pens. I just love a good color-coordinated list. A sample of items on my list for today included: do … Read more…

31 Days of Enjoying the Everyday Life: Taking a Break

I’ll be honest. Enjoying the everyday life was tough yesterday. Yesterday was very long day that began very early with dog throw up and ended with crying. (Not mine. Although I did watch This Is Us last night, so it was a close call.) There seems to be something about the hours between 4 p.m. … Read more…

31 Days of Enjoying the Everyday Life: Sports

My strategy for #Write31Days is to wait and see what stands out to me that day for my theme of enjoying the everyday life. Of course, this morning almost as soon as I got out of bed I began to worry. I began to worry that I wouldn’t find something or that it would seem … Read more…

31 Days of Enjoying the Everyday Life

Every October hundreds of bloggers join the #Write31Days challenge to write every day for 31 days on one topic. It is a great opportunity to really hone your skills as a writer and develop a good writing habit. I have wanted to participate in Write 31 Days for a couple of years now, but I … Read more…

Five Minute Friday: Play

Five Minute Friday instructions: Write for five minutes on the word of the week. This is meant to be a free write, which means: no editing, no over-thinking, no worrying about perfect grammar or punctuation. Just write.  I want to play. Do you remember when you were a child and you got to go play? When I was little, … Read more…

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