Many of my favorite bloggers (hello to Katherine at Read, Write, Reflect, Kimberly at First in Maine and Colby at Sharpread) have participated in Ruth Ayers Celebrate This Week link up for awhile now. Each time I read one of their posts, I think that I really want to play along too and then I get attacked by perfectionism. I want to have just the right picture to go along with just the right celebration and when I don’t, I get stuck. I imagine this is so not the feeling that a gratitude post should bring up but there you have it!
I’ve decided that this is my week to jump on in and give it a try. Even if it’s not ‘perfect.’ So this week, I celebrate…
Finding this quote in my notebook right as I was deciding whether or not to participate in this link up this week.
In case you can’t see it, it reads
“You are far too smart to be the only thing standing in your way.”-Jennifer J. Freeman
Writing in this notebook more days than not. I remembered this goal mid week when I was getting frustrated that I hadn’t written every day as was my intent. A while back, I participated in a great writing group and our goal was always to write more days than not. This can start to feel pretty do-able.
For purple sky that Katherine compared to hydrangeas. I never thought of it that way before but the winter dusk sky can take on a bit of hydrangea-ness which makes me love it all the more.
Our current read aloud, Friendship According to Humphrey. We have read the Humphrey books before but when Katherine’s school choose The World According to Humphrey as their first all school read aloud, the books returned to our read aloud rotation. Humphrey really is a lovable rodent.
My current book, The Accident by Chris Pavone. It’s not going to be my favorite book of the year but it’s a fun read, perfect for the first week beck to a routine.