Knitting & Reading ~ 30 Jan 2022

Woohoo! I was able to read ALL of the books on last week’s list, which was a tall order – Becoming Supernatural is a long book and a deep dive. In addition to those titles, I grabbed another from my print book “to read” basket – The Matriarch (a biography about Barbara Bush). It’s another long read, but dedicating all of my reading time on Friday and Saturday meant I finished it late Saturday night. I’m glad to be working my way through the print books at a good speed. The whole point of that book basket is Continue reading

Happy New Year ~ 2022 ~

Happy New Year, everyone!

This time of year, many people are examining their lives and creating resolutions, setting goals, choosing intentions, selecting a “word of the year” – and much more. I personally tend to just set goals as I see things I want to adjust or need to accomplish, and that happens year round, but December and January do lend themselves to a bit more examination simply due to the cycle of the year. To me, winter creates a quieter time, a time to let some things go (temporarily or permanently) if they don’t serve my needs, and to begin laying the foundations for new endeavors.

Being a military spouse, this often also means I learn if we will be moving in the coming year, and where that will be. (These things are also rather cyclical, based on past moves; not everyone gets this news over the holidays – it just happens to be the rotation plan our family falls on.)

Foreshadowing? Yes. Totally. Continue reading