Bruised, Beaten, and Better Off – Living with Community

Jan. 24, 2019 by

Things I learned from my Word for 2018 – Community Last year, when I landed on “community” as my word-of-the-year, I had been trying to push myself to be more social. You see, I’m happy to stay home and not

I May Have Taken the Warrior Thing Too Far

Oct. 4, 2018 by

I’ve been wondering if I’ve gotten this warrior thing all wrong. Maybe putting up a good fight and not running away at first blood isn’t the goal. Could it be I’ve twisted my concept of what a warrior should look

I Found My Word-of-the-Year in the Back Stairwell

Feb. 1, 2018 by

This year my word-of-the-year chose me instead of the other way around. Don’t get me wrong. I did try to choose my own word. Some of the early contenders were: “Less” – because last year my word was MORE and

Never Pick Your Word for the Year when You’re Feeling Like a Loser

Jan. 7, 2016 by

When I started writing this post, the coming year looked promising and plump. And then I had a very bad day … I started writing this blog a few weeks ago. The original version was full of hope and promise

A Word for 2014

A Word for 2014

Jan. 27, 2014 by

How is it I’d never heard about picking a word for the year until last January? Now everywhere I go I’m reading about people’s words for the year or their word for last year. Maybe this is a new fad


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