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on the power of showing up

note: I wrote this post in April of 2019 (pre-COVID). It's been sitting in my drafts for quite a while, but I think it's time for it to see the light of day. It's been helpful for me to reread over the past few months, especially as I continue to try to make an effort to write, and I hope it can be helpful to you, too. i got an invite to a writers' group a few months ago, and i had never felt like more of a fraud in my life. it had been months, if not years, since i'd felt like a writer. the proverbial well of words in my heart had dried up, it seemed, and i wasn't sure if it was ever coming back. i agreed to go out of a sense of helplessness—i'd identified as a writer ever since i could remember. if i'm not a writer, who am i?  i told myself that it was important to show up and act like a writer even when i didn't feel like one, because even though i hadn't been writing, i reassured myself, i still was a writer. but sometimes the words f

Fall Favorites

I think this tag started at Miss Jocelyn's blog, and I thought it looked fun so I'd give it a try. Fall is just about here, and I absolutely love it!!! :o)

1. Favorite Smell? The crisp air, and scented candles
2. Favorite Food? Soups, corn bread, muffins
3. Favorite Color? dark reds, greens, and burnt oranges
4. Favorite Drink? Egg Nog, coffee, tea, hot chocolate
5. Favorite Treat? pie, cookies, muffins, corn bread... :o)
6. Favorite Place to go? The mountains
7. Favorite Candy? Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, and chocolate
8. Favorite Movie to watch? Cozy chick flicks with my mom, or any of my favorite movies (Narnia, P&P, etc)
9. Favorite Clothing to wear? Warm socks! (I have to copy Jessica's answer! =)
10. Favorite Outdoor Activity? Jumping in leaves (I don't like raking them; just jumping in them... =P
11. Favorite Football Team? My state's team -- the Broncos!
12. Favorite Fall Holiday? Thanksgiving
13. Favorite Haunted place? Umm.... do those even exist? Not in my town anyway!
14. Favorite Food at Thanksgiving Dinner? Mashed Potatoes!
15. Favorite Pie? apple or pumpkin
16. Favorite Fall Hobby? Decorating the house
17. Favorite Fall Memory? Playing in a pile of leaves in the dark with Savannah
18. Favorite Fall Sight? The trees changing color
19. Overall Favorite thing about Fall? Oh, it's so hard to pick! But I really love the colors and the time to reflect on our blessings.
20. Overall Favorite Season? FALL!




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