The biggest problem with a deciding to pursue a goal, such as writing one thousand words a day, is that rules start to creep in. “Just write one thousand words a day,” I told myself, and I imagined that the words might be typed up for one or two blogs, written in a journal, maybe… Read More Whose Goals?
It has been a strange and busy day. I am just sitting down to write now, at 9:41 p.m. When I was younger, I made efforts to keep in touch with family and friends, spending a fair amount of time on the phone each week, but it all changed at some point, probably around the… Read More Clocks? Maps? No, Thanks
I just pulled The Religious Sense out of my basket, even though I want to put back. It intimidates me. The chapter I read two days ago was so profound, I feel like there’s no way to do it justice. So, I want to chatter on and on about something inconsequential or pull out another… Read More Turning the Leaves
When I awake in the morning, my first thought is almost always, “What day is this?” Once I’ve applied a “Friday” or a “Monday” or a “Sunday” or whatever is appropriate to the upcoming hours, I ask myself if anything is scheduled. Homeschool lessons Monday through Friday and 4pm Mass on Saturdays are expected and… Read More Old Questions