Christmas is normally my favorite time of year. But between some personal stress and the weather here in Texas, it’s been hard to really feel in the Christmas spirit. This past weekend, I went to Painting with a Twist with a friend. I’ve always wanted to learn to paint, and it felt good to finally […]
Sometimes I think I could let myself off the hook more.
Maybe doing what I love can be enough.
Maybe I should stop worrying so much about whether what I’m doing is the most important thing I could possibly do, and worry more about if I feel alive.
I want to feel that joy and exuberance Julia Child felt when she graduated from cooking school, and again when her cookbook was published.
And if I was full of that joy, maybe I’d have the energy for something else, too.
There’s a quote attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt which has always spoken to me: “Do one thing every day that you’re afraid of.” Now, I certainly don’t hold true to this sentiment EVERY day, but I try to hold it in the back of my mind as a reminder to not let fear hold me back; […]