How I Learned to Fight—And Why I’ll Never Stop

The first time M and I fought, it was about dirty dishes.  At least, I thought it was about dirty dishes.  It turns out that it wasn’t. Really, it was about what he said when I asked him to do the dishes, and how he said it.  It was about me feeling ignored and belittled.  … Continue reading How I Learned to Fight—And Why I’ll Never Stop

Goal Setting:  Shoot for the Moon?

I’ve always struggled a bit with setting realistic goals.  I’m an “everything, and the kitchen sink!” type dreamer.  However, I’m realizing that in order to get things done, I need to scale back my ambitions and focus on the essentials. Writing a novel is a massive project, and through this process I’m accountable only to … Continue reading Goal Setting:  Shoot for the Moon?

December Project Updates

Monthly Project Updates are a series I began to hold myself accountable for finishing the many projects I start, and to document the ups and downs I encounter along the way. I hope it also makes for an entertaining or thought-provoking read!  My goal is to someday have a group of bloggers sharing monthly updates … Continue reading December Project Updates