SNAP

Today’s blogging prompt from WordPress’s Daily Post is the single word, “SNAP.” When I first read that, I immediately thought of SNAPshots.¬†And then in the next second, I thought of Live. SNAP. Write. And it’s about then that I realized some dots were connecting in my head… *   The below snapshot is one of…

Mindfulness and Madame Chic

Just about a month ago, I published a post about mindfulness to my personal blog. This is actually one of my favorite topics to write about there – and that’s because I’ve realized how hugely important a concept it is for me. I think about it a lot – and, thus, wind up blogging about…

The Blizzard’s Lesson

“Travel by foot. There is so much you can’t identify at top speed.” ~Cheryl Strayed (from Brave Enough, pg. 76) * Not quite two weeks ago, we were bracing for a blizzard here in Virginia. Two weeks ago tomorrow, it hit – and by the time it let up late Saturday night, we were literally…

A Surprise Gift of Perspective for the New Year

  Maggie’s last post got me thinking about New Year’s Resolutions, something I have a hard time with because I typically make them either too stringent (I WILL WORK OUT FOR 2 HOURS, 6 DAYS A WEEK) or too loosey-goosey (I’ll exercise…more.) Two weeks in I feel like a failure, when the reality is that…