What is it about starting a new year that gives such incredible clarity?

At the end of December, I was feeling so overwhelmed with finances and career decisions. But now that I’m on the other side of sun’s revolution around the earth, I suddenly have a plan and a clear mind. My savings account has finally passed over into the 4-digit mark. My life feels like it has a direction. I’ve been researching and have found an affordable workout program. And I’ve signed up for a 6-week ceramics workshop that I know is going to jumpstart my creativity again.

I feel like all this pressure has been taken away from me.

Now I just have to figure out how to keep this momentum going…



I kind of let my blog fall to the wayside here the last 2 months of 2017. I could make excuses that I had a lot going on, I was busy most of the time, and it was hard trying to find a moment to dedicate to writing twice a week.

But the truth is, I let it fall from the top of my priority list.

So I’m going to do my best to keep writing, no matter what that looks like. Maybe just once a week. Maybe keep it twice a week. But I don’t want to let this space disappear if I can help it.

It may just be me shouting into the proverbial void, but it’s a place for me to work through hard things and record important events in my life.

So here’s to 2018 and more writing.