If there’s one thing I’ve learned on Facebook, it’s that this “bullet journal” thing is popular. I know a lot of people who use a bullet journal for their personal planner or to-do lists or just goal keeping. I’ve always found it fascinating, but I also know I don’t have the time in my day to create my own personal planner each day/week/month (just give me a pre-made planner, thanks. And I’ll likely barely use that too). So it turned into one of those things that I like looking at pictures of when people share the bullet journal pages they create, and nothing more.
Until about a month ago. Continue reading →
I didn’t realize until recently that it had been so long since I posted on this site. I guess I’m remedying that now.
I have no real excuse for being away for so long. Since I’ve last posted, my husband and I have settled happily into our home. We adopted two cats (Peach and Cozette) when they were kittens, and now they’re two years old. We went on another cruise. And, most importantly, I gave birth to our daughter, Kayleigh, in July 2018.
It hasn’t just been this site I haven’t been keeping up with — upon the onset of pregnancy exhaustion, I got away from writing and reading. My novels and publishing goals kind of fell by the wayside as we prepared for our daughter’s arrival, and I didn’t really have the mental capacity to form stories anyway. And then came a 24-hour labor, followed by c-section recovery and newborn sleeplessness and colic. We had to readjust to a new normal what felt like every couple weeks as K reached different milestones and changed her routine and grew.
And, still, writing and reading fell by the wayside. Continue reading →