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Monday, November 3, 2014

I Built A Thing Today.

I built a thing today.

It felt good, to work with my hands, despite my body's fight with my head.

But it also was a sad reminder of everything I'll never get to do, in this space.

I'm going to think on it some more, but I built a thing today.

And for a minute, everything almost felt okay.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Saturday, November 1, 2014

NaBloPoMo 2014, House Edition.

Because I'm a glutton for punishment.

And also, because I miss writing and I miss these spaces and so you know, whatever. Let's do this and see what happens.

As non-tangible things have come down within the walls of my house, everything has kind of frozen. Becoming a single parent has meant that things fall by the wayside, and for the most part, I am at peace with that.

Except that I suddenly feel like I'm drowning in stuff and it needs to go. All of it.

I need to purge. I need to rid myself of excess things and the feelings that are attached to them. I need to feel like there aren't 384732847284732 surfaces to clean that only collect dust. I need to find stuff new homes and places and create the space I need to breathe inside the place I reside because it's all I've got, for now, and all these changes need to be felt by these walls, be worn on display for all to see.

It had been my plan to use November to clear the crap, literal and figurative, before the insanity that is the holidays descend.

Now I'm just going to blog about it. Every day for a month.

NaBloPoMo November 2014