#whatsonyourbookshelfchallenge The Reading Challenge I love to read and love writing, as a blogger that goes without saying. But much of my reading is taken up by professional reading needs and so recreational reading is something that generally happens only on vacation. While I had come up with a plan for improving my reading capacity,Continue reading “My August Reading”
I was going to title this My Summer Reading Plan, Progress Note, (https://michelesomerville.blog/2021/06/14/my-summer-reading-plan but I feel the quickly draining away of summer, with all of the school supplies on sale, the summer clothes on sale that seem to be heralding the close, or clothes of one season morphing into another. I never did buy enoughContinue reading “My Summer into Fall Reading Plan”
Sheba is our fourth rescue dog. Life with her is never boring. Do you have a special pet? Isn’t it amazing how quickly they become family?
I spent the first months of the COVID lock-down in Pennsylvania, doing what I have done for much of my life, downing my favorite comfort foods of cake (with frosting), cookies and ice-cream, until a fateful day in June 2020 when I had a wake-up call. You can read that story here: https://michelesomerville.blog/2020/07/21/the-cookie-diary I metContinue reading “#Stronger Than the Cookie: The first weeks of maintaining my weight loss”
I began journaling my prayers, essentially writing letters to God, in a composition book in 1998. It has been a freeing spiritual practice for me. This post contains prayers that were written for the post, they are not “ripped from the pages of my prayer journal” but are very much my thoughts, reflections and prayersContinue reading “Patient Prayers and Other Words”
Reading IS fundamental and we have to make time to do it! That said, it is something I struggle with, what about you?
Helping out an author and fellow blogger by participating in a whirlwind virtual book tour to promote her newest book.
Looking for some specific comments on the “About Me” section of my blog that I have recently updated. Does it work? Why? or Why Not? Constructive Comments appreciated!
Whose responsibility is it to make peace in a difficult situation? What do you think? Have you ever been in the role of a peacemaker?
I have battled weight gain issues all of my life, but sometimes I just caved and flirted with all the wrong foods. Can you relate?