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Flecks #7


As in flecks of reflection from the week: what I'm learning and celebrating.

Things I learned this week:

  • Grocery shopping is easier by myself than with my toddler.

  • Even without the toddler, I will still forget things at the store.

Things I'm celebrating this week:

  • The arrival of a new book which I'm very excited about (*she says in a sing-songy way*): The Rainbow Way: Cultivating Creativity in the Midst of Motherhood. I'm imagining all the possibilities right now. Can't wait to dive in!

  • Productivity. I checked off a lot of boxes off this week. Everything from copyediting work to laundry to booking plane tickets for my mom to come out for Christmas. Check, check, and check (and many more checks). Hooray!

Things that are resonating with me this week:

Nourishment through the elements by Jamie Ridler. You know I love me some Jamie! What I like about this post is the way she approaches things we can do to improve our lives by element (i.e. earth, air, fire, water), explaining how those elements affect us.

Leonie made a coloring book with her art. Yes, I said coloring book (technically "colouring book" because she's Australian). And it's amazing. And it's free. I printed it out yesterday and it's sitting on my desk beckoning me. As my friend said when I sent her the link, it may be time for a new box of crayons.

What have you learned this week? What are you celebrating? Let me know in the comments and I'll join you in a "Woohoo!"


  1. Eeeeek, and there it is! My Book!! Are you on our private Facebook group for the book? You should be! Email me with the email address you use for FB and I'll add you! trwlaunch @


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