• Artist's Way

    The Artist’s Way for Midlife – Humility

    I am currently working my way through Julia Cameron’s newest Artist’s Way series, It’s Never Too Late to Begin Again – a program specifically targeted to help those in midlife discover creativity and meaning. This week I focused on chapter five: Reigniting a Sense of Humility. I continue to follow the four cornerstones of the program: Daily hand-written Morning Pages (wrote 6 out of 7 days) Weekly solo Artist Dates (made Taralli and posted the recipe) Two 20-minute solo walks per week (basset walks only) Ten weekly Memoir prompts (this week focusing on ages 26-30) I think my biorhythm was off this…

  • Week in Review

    Silent Book Clubs

    Have you heard of Silent Book Clubs? Billed as an introvert’s happy hour … the official silent book club began in 2012. I’m not sure why it took me six years to discover this bibliophile dream, but I am now…

  • Paris,  Travel

    Paris in July: Giverny

    This week’s Paris in July post, hosted by Tamara at Thyme for Tea, will take us to Giverny, home of Claude Monet. As I mentioned last week, my Parisian theme this year will focus on art – especially the French Impressionists…

  • Paris,  Travel

    Paris in July: Place du Tertre

    Paris in July, a blogging meme sponsored by Tamara at Thyme for Tea, is an event I look forward to each year. It’s been a while since I actively participated, but I always read others’ posts and travel vicariously through them…