I’ve often marvelled how she can be so eloquent and “spot on” with how she writes. In this age of social media where people just “scan” stuff (myself included), here she is, writing a ton and I’ll be drawn and glued to the words – drinking them in, absorbing them. I’ve always told friends I’d like to be her when I grow up, or I’d like to be doing what she is doing when I have time – write everyday.
There are traditional holiday starters I strive to do each year. And I haven’t been able to cross out anyone of them at all today. Was it a bad December 1st? Not at all. The fact that I’m here writing, it says a lot about how December 1st was.
I had big plans in starting this month with a bang – full with holiday-related activities for my youngest, planning Christmas traditions, scheduling events and dates, preparing Christmas photoshoot outfits and all the other crazy things you think of when it’s Christmas and you have discovered Pinterest – but guess what, today has been another ordinary day in the everyday life of Aggie.
Since I loved this simple post for capturing what is my now these days, I figured I should do it again. To help keep me on my toes, I figured I’d do a theme edition every now and then, and this week I decided to focus on food.
I was missing from the stories I have written. Gone are the days when scrapbooking life’s “everyday moments” were easy. Whereas before I wrote stories from my perspective – how they enjoyed watching Lion King, and reading trivia books, and saying those unforgettable one-liners – these days, their stories are their own. It’s time for me to step back, and let them figure out which stories they want to keep, and which stories they want to tell.
Hello November (and hello blog)! It’s been a long hiatus and everyday I start with an intention to make time and fail. Now, I am sitting here, writing instead of tinkering with my phone. It’s hard to get back into the game so let’s start with the currently list, just because it’s easy.