Slice of Life Challenge 2021 Day 31: Begin, End

Today marks the final day of the Slice of Life challenge. I’ve deeply enjoyed the challenge of writing every day this month. I’ve grown as a writer and as a human in ways I’ll still be thinking about for weeks to come. I tried to capture how I’m feeling on the last day of this challenge. IContinue reading “Slice of Life Challenge 2021 Day 31: Begin, End”

Slice of Life 2021, Day 30: Here I Am

Today marks Day 30 of the Slice of Life challenge. Join me as I work to write every day in March – and beyond! For T. You inspire me. In the middle of a highly scheduled day In the middle of a hard-fought moment of plan time In the middle of a to-do list that has grownContinue reading “Slice of Life 2021, Day 30: Here I Am”

Slice of Life 2021 Day 29: WHOOSH

Today marks Day 29 of the Slice of Life challenge. Join me as I work to write every day in March – and beyond! Today. * Today I blogged. And before that I cobbled together my bananapants schedule for tomorrow: lesson to lesson, meeting to meeting. And before that I thought through my lesson I’ll be sharingContinue reading “Slice of Life 2021 Day 29: WHOOSH”

Sunday Sit-Down #11: On My Way

Each Sunday, I’m working my way through my experiences with race. I’ll share stories and memories from throughout my life. I know I’ll encounter moments of growth that I wish I could relive. I’ll also have to think back on choices that I wish I could remake. Come join me each week. It’s also dayContinue reading “Sunday Sit-Down #11: On My Way”

Slice of Life 2021 Day 27: Pandemic Passover

Today marks Day 27 of the Slice of Life challenge. Join me as I work to write every day in March – and beyond! There’s something to be said, she thought,as she leaned back in her chair,looked around at the too-small gatheringand gulped that last bit of wine, for the metaphor of Passover:a release from plague,a liberation,aContinue reading “Slice of Life 2021 Day 27: Pandemic Passover”

Slice of Life 2021, Day 26: Out of Commission

Today would have been one of those great days to have a slice already typed and ready to go. Because today, everything I’ve got – my attention, my creative juices, and basically any and all focus I have are going straight to my lower back, which is in the throes of some SUPER muscle spasms.Continue reading “Slice of Life 2021, Day 26: Out of Commission”

Slice of Life 2021 Day 25: Touring the Back of the Closet

Today marks Day 25 of the Slice of Life challenge. Join me as I work to write every day in March – and beyond! The other day, I dusted off one of the drafts I had sitting around in my draft box. It had been there long enough, the subject finally came up, and I finally figuredContinue reading “Slice of Life 2021 Day 25: Touring the Back of the Closet”

Slice of Life 2021 Day 24: On Hitting the Wall

Today marks Day 24 of the Slice of Life challenge. Join me as I work to write every day in March – and beyond! This is only my second year participating in the Slice of Life challenge, but I’ve still noticed patterns. Perhaps that’s the systematic, mathematical part of my brain that always wants to go forContinue reading “Slice of Life 2021 Day 24: On Hitting the Wall”

Slice of Life 2021 Day 23: Chores

Today marks Day 23 of the Slice of Life challenge. Join me as I work to write every day in March – and beyond! I actually started this blog post a couple of years ago. My flurry of housecleaning over the last day or two has inspired me to pick it back up again and putContinue reading “Slice of Life 2021 Day 23: Chores”

Slice of Life 2021 Day 22: Rolling With It

Today marks Day 22 of the Slice of Life challenge. Join me as I work to write every day in March – and beyond! It’s Monday of spring break. You’d think that I would get my satisfaction today out of going out to the deck, propping up my feeties, listening to the birds chirp and drinking someContinue reading “Slice of Life 2021 Day 22: Rolling With It”