Tag: week in review

missing: creativity (reward if found) + week(s) reflection

“Creativity exists more in the searching than the finding.” ~Stephen Nachnamovitch I’ve lost my creativity — specific to writing, that is (maybe not lost, but it’s definitely on hiatus). At work, I’m a creative monster knocking out strategic plans and developing new ways to do things like it’s nothing. And, maybe it’s that I’m pouring

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holiday staycation + week reflection

Baking. Snuggling. Holiday movies. Napping. Gathering with friends. More baking — and napping. Happiness. The past week will go down as one of my favorites of 2017. With the exception of one day of working (in PJs from the comfort of my home), I savored time with my loves and friends who, like us, steered clear

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week(s) reflection: Thanksgiving recap + holidays kickoff

Phew! What a packed last couple of weeks — and the holiday season has only just officially kicked off. And, speaking of kicking off the holiday, we officially became one of those families who decorate for Christmas before Thanksgiving. In our defense though, we were out of town Thanksgiving weekend and the weather was just so nice the

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loving-kindness + week reflection

“. . . and next, you will repeat the phrase again while thinking of someone you don’t like  — someone who may have caused you pain. ‘May you be happy. May you be well. May you be comfortable and at peace.’” A few days ago, I settled into week six of the weekly meditation course

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another trip around the sun + week in review

“With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.” ― William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice Thirty-seven. I’m not sure what I thought my mid-30s (because I refuse to say late-30s until 38) would feel like, but I’m certain whatever I had imagined would pale in comparison to reality. Life is really, really good — and not just because

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