I Appreciate Journaling – Day 40

Journal with pen appreciationI have always loved to write. Journaling is something that I’ve done over the years, through tween days, college, and mid-life. I appreciate the power of writing something down, of scripting scenarios as if they were already true, of jotting down a poem that rises from my heart, of daily appreciation journaling, or a burst of inspired ideas that creatively flow onto the paper or onto my blogs. While there are online journals and other electronic ways of writing, I really appreciate the simple pen and paper the best. I love collecting lots of different journals and choose the one that feels just right for my next writing endeavor.

Recently a friend of mine gave me a bunch of journals she was going to donate and I really am appreciating them. Not only are they beautiful, but the fact that they came as an unexpected gift from my friend makes them extra special! Thank you, my friend!

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Appreciating Blogs -Day 11

I really appreciate blogs. It is such a cool thing to find interesting blogs and people who are writing about every topic imaginable. I like a lot of things, so it is pretty fair to say that I like a lot of blogs. But there are blogs that I really, really like: ones that are inspiring, entertaining or have great photos. I have a very small list of some of my favorite blogs to the right under BLOG LOVE. I invite you to check them out and see if there is something there you can appreciate, too. In the meantime, I invite to take my poll about what attracts you to reading/viewing blogs.