I decided to do something a little different the other day. In great hubris, I thought maybe people would like to see what a normal day in my life is like. I hope that a normal day in my abnormal life will be as interesting as an abnormal day in someone else’s normal life. If nothing else, I hope you at least find something to laugh at. This day was a snow day, so it is mostly typical of weekends or school vacations. If you enjoy it, let me know, and I can do another one about school days, which look significantly different because there is more time to do solitary things.
I have been struggling with my blog over who owns whom lately. I have been doing a lot of work on my relationship with myself over the last year and my priorities have shifted. I am now taking more time to do things that I enjoy, especially time that I have previously used to zone out online reading clickbait from Facebook. I have come to value my time more and be more productive. My house has gotten into better shape as I have kept up on the chores better, I have been publishing this blog three times a week, and I have picked up my crafting again. Continue reading
In last week’s Thankful Thursday post, I praised the internet and technology for enabling us to maintain relationships over great distances, both through travel planning and by providing easy communication. This week I want to praise the internet for bringing us other points of view so we can keep our own up to date. Continue reading
I love Thankful Thursdays. I enjoy the opportunity to get really deeply thankful and appreciative for something in my life. Today I am grateful for technology. In some ways I sympathize with the Luddites. I do believe we have become a bit disconnected from our real lives by becoming too absorbed in our virtual lives. But in other ways, I am hugely grateful for the vast array of wonderful technology just waiting to enhance our real lives. Continue reading