Beloved Notre Dame

My heart breaks… The beautiful Notre Dame de Paris, such an iconic cathedral, burns. We were just there a few months ago, in November 2018. We climbed as high as permitted to the bell tower. It’s magnificence cannot be overstated. The loss … tragic. Architecture….I have been in love with these flying buttresses since I was in the 6th grade. Medieval architecture, the dawn of … Continue reading Beloved Notre Dame

Comfort

Comfort can take many forms, be in what makes you comfortable {my gown and comfy robe} and what is comforting {nature, writing, drawing, coffee, tea, cookies, my boys, homeschooling, family, home}. Nothing helps me through my days like my faith in God. Through Him, all things are possible. Though just having faith that there’s something bigger than myself, than my life, is such a comfort. … Continue reading Comfort

#InstaWrimo Day 9: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack: {Image taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} Day 9: Best NaNoWriMo Swag My best {and only!} NaNoWriMo Swag is my ‘I Novel’ button and NaNoWriMo sticker. Having guided the novel writing process several times to homeschoolers, as well as my own children, I can say the … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 9: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

Bikurgurl 2018, Road Trip to Bellingham, Hotel Writing

#InstaWrimo Day 8: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack: {Image taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} Day 8: Story Map Be a physical map of an area, plotting a diagram, a series of images or scraps of paper, but more likely a narrative, my story maps evolve fluidly through my writing. Based on locations, experiences, … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 8: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

#InstaWrimo Day 6: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack: {Images taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} I rarely leave the house without a notebook. As a result, my writing spot varies greatly. I find writing at home is comfortable, but writing while I’m out is wonderful for jogging my memory or capturing those random, … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 6: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

#InstaWrimo Day 5: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack:   {Image taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} Day 5 inspiration comes from my notebook stack. Notebooks? Yes!! Leuchtturm 1917, Travelers Journals, and Arc. And this? Just the tip of the iceberg, baby 📚 Handwriting is my preferred form of writing – the flow I … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 5: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

#InstaWrimo Day 4: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack:   {Image taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} Day 4 inspiration comes from my bookstack as today we are posting our current read. My current read is from my 2018 Recycled Reads list, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King. My mother, a … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 4: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

100 Word Wednesday: Week 56

Image by Matthew Henry Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin…. Simply check my … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 56