Don’t Sweat It

During the two weeks my husband was here, I got to play tourist in the city. We had po’boys, jambalaya, chicken and sausage gumbo, red beans and rice, fried catfish, bread pudding, Popeye’s chicken, doberge cake, Abita Amber, and many more delicious things. Yes, eating is a major part of enjoying Louisiana. We also ateContinue reading “Don’t Sweat It”

Mer-Mays and June-icorns

May is wrapping up, making way for June. It’s already in the 90s in Louisiana, so it may as well be summer as far as I’m concerned. We’re just waiting for the rest of the country to catch up with us. Ha! When I set out today to settle in a quiet place to write,Continue reading “Mer-Mays and June-icorns”

Reflections

Journaling (and blogging) have been a big step for me. I started half a dozen gratitude journals and traditional journals over the years but could never stick to them. I’d been great for about two weeks then fall out of the habit. Last year, I broke the cycle. I started a gratitude journal on theContinue reading “Reflections”

Waxing Light

February is a strange month to me. Spring is a month away, but this is often when the coldest days happen (usually on the rare occasion that someone talked me into going to a Mardi Gras parade). Here in England, winter isn’t showing much sign of releasing the Earth, though this has been a mildContinue reading “Waxing Light”

New Beginnings

I love the idea of stopping to smell the roses, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed by how many options there are for “slowing down.” Isn’t that stress the complete antithesis of what we’re going for? I’ve design bite-sized tastes of joy meant to broaden my horizons and enrich my life. This is tailored toContinue reading “New Beginnings”