Leave a Legacy in Letters

About two weeks ago, my five-year old called me out of the kitchen: Mom! Come quick! You’ve gotta see this. At the level of excitement in his voice, how could I say no? What was happening? He claimed to have found a hair growing “on my privates” and…

Dig the gems out of your journal

One of my favorite, coolest things about journal writing is the thrill of the find. Some people love to window shop. They can browse, or as my mom calls it, poke around, with no real intention to buy. Your journal can be a place where a similar kind of discovery…

Time to write may be easier than you think

When I close my eyes and think about the most ideal time and place to write in my journal, it’s usually somewhere cozy and comfy. Maybe my favorite chair, or my bed. Or it might be outside on a beautiful day, not too hot, under a breezy tree, or…