Sunday, September 3, 2017

This and That


Today's Secrets of Adulthood (via my Happiness Project daily calendar):

  • To keep going, we need to allow ourselves to stop
  • Self-regard isn't selfish
  • Starting over is often harder than starting the first time


Settling into life post-residency is much, much harder than I thought. And I don't have many pearls of wisdom because, well, I got the kids to bed about an hour ago, and we made a huge mess fixing scones today and the neighbors are setting off fireworks.

but


"When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid." -Audre Lorde

Reading: about gardening
Learning: about European royal dynasties
Loving: "Who Were Sargent's Women?" by Estelle Tang in Town & Country

I'm starting up a new series of posts soon called "What I'm Reading" - it'll be a chance to publish more and re-connect with the blog. Stay tuned, y'all.

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