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note to self: go outside

"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." —  Henry David Thoreau credit My phone died recently. Not like died because of its charge — permanently died. I'm not the only one whom this has happened to, I'm sure, and this isn't a complaint. Rather, it's an observation on how different the landscape of my life has been without it. I've been reading more, watching more TV, doing less doomscrolling. I found that I've missed my phone a lot less and simultaneously a lot more than I expected. And I've been noticing a difference in my mental state. My mental health is, apparently, linked in part to the device I hold in my hand 99% of the time. Who knew? However, it's still been challenging lately, for more reasons than just my phone, and my sister invited me to go outside with her. Th

please pray

the stable

A Novel Idea

introducing my blog, in a nutshell

music to my ears {because everyone loves penguins.}

How to Control Your Characters

Writing Is Like Toothpaste

The Post-November Letdown

To Those Who Are Searching

Cats Love Us, Therefore We Must Love Them

In Which I Cross the Finish Line

A Writerly Sort Of Update.

Beautiful People - Holiday Edition

Sparks of Life

let go and let grace

Authentic People Blog Party: This Is Me

oh dear

in which i am discouraged & brain dead

remember to breathe

almost there, and i can't wait

Dear Writer

Outlining: In Which I Hit A Wall

different, yet the same

NaNoWriMo: Are You Freaking Out Yet?

Fantasy, Writer's Doubt, and Inspiration

Blog World, Meet My NaNo Novel

Beautiful People - NaNoWriMo Edition

fearless, pt. 2

Ordinary Heroes

In Which I Copy & Paste... A Lot

Five Reasons Why I Love NaNoWriMo

to be fearless

Beautiful People: Torin


i don't need a telescope


Beautiful People - September

Beautiful People: Gesparo

what is grace?