From 2015 (last year’s) recap: Mindlessness is the opposite of thoughtfulness. My January Rest causes me to focus, specifically, and occasionally tediously, on reprioritizing what I give my time, talent, and treasures to.
Apples always seem like a good idea when I buy them, but somehow they sit instead of being eaten. What I know from experience is that the longer I stay off sugar and the longer I stay off processed food, the more tasty the apples become. It is a type of food magic.
Are you weary and in need of rest? You might need rest if: you have more ideas than umph you … More
The ride home was interesting. Our daughter began by asking for something to eat and I said, “Yes.” She asked for a pear and I said that I didn’t have any.
Since I was diagnosed with osteoporosis last month, lots of bone-jarring, pounding the pavement is in my daily forecast regardless of the weather forecast.
So long Starbucks…at least for the month of January. Truly, parting is such sweet sorrow. I wasn’t a huge fan … More
Friday night’s storm launched a sneak attack on our part of the country. It wasn’t that we hadn’t heard that … More
Step One–add sugar. Step Two–add cream. Step Three–add coffee. Enjoy! My January Rest is done and I say hello to February … More
Today is the last official day of My January Rest. Tomorrow is a new day and new month. Coffee with … More
Today I went shopping!! Reluctantly, but I did go. I’ve only been to the grocery store once, and this was … More
January is halfway over and for that, I am sad. This My January Rest has not been as restful as … More
Challenging. That describes the feeling of trying to execute our date night within My January Rest boundaries. My husband suggested several galleries, … More
So far, so good! That is the state of my Rest. It is only a few days in, but if … More
As I’ve reflected on previous year’s My January Rest, I’ve been analyzing what this year’s Rest is to look like. … More
Although January hasn’t arrived yet, I am eagerly anticipating its arrival. an·tic·i·pa·tion an-ˌti-sə-ˈpā-shən\ a feeling of excitement about something that is … More