Reading for Keeps

I’ve been a “serious” reader for almost two decades. But I’ll be honest, I can’t remember over half the books I’ve consumed. Big ideas, sure, I can recall them. But the finer details, all those little gold shavings that you want to bottle up for the right moment, when you need to recall a specific …

Showing Up

I began 2020 intending to write every day. On the first Friday (…yesterday,) I told myself, “Maybe just Monday through Thursday.” Weekends are unpredictable. My kids zap my energy. I’d rather indulge in leisure to rest and recover. I justified not showing up. This has been a challenge for me year after year. Showing up, …

On 2020 goal setting

2020 crept up quickly. In previous years, I’d have already developed my master plan for the year, my three words for the first quarter, and a slew of SMART goals to light the way. I’d have already begun to dust off my favorite journaling tools, productivity hacks, food and health trackers, and this blog. (Okay, …