Constant Changes

2019 has been a busy year so far. One of my major goals for 2019 is to making writing a main focus.So far I have done good job of keeping that promise. Lately my writing had been limited to my notebooks and guided journals. I figured it was time to check in and write a […]

Best Books of 2018

I can’t believe that it is already November. The holidays are coming up, and we are nearing the end of 2018. One of my goals this year was to read more. I love books, but struggle to find time to read.  This year reading was prioritized and it paid off. This week I finished my 2018 […]

20 things about me.

  1. My name is Colleen. If I was a boy, my name would have Patrick. Instead I have lived my entire life  with teachers looking up from attendance lists to say “isn’t that a pretty Irish name!” Pretty good for an anglicized version of cailín. 2. I got married September 22 and it was the best […]

Life Passing By

Simple post tonight. It is early October. A gentle rain falls outside as I sit inside warm sipping my coffee.  Darkness falls early this time of year, as we move steadily towards winter. This year, life got away from me.  It has been full of so many new and exciting things. A new job, and a […]

Introvert

It is difficult, being an introvert in a loud world. I have always been an introvert, so this  is something that I have wanted to write for a while. It took me some time to find the words. For those of you who don’t really understand what is an introvert, here is a great guide. […]

Winter Blues

Lately it has been so cold it has been a challenge to get outside.  In New Hampshire the end of December met us with a deep freeze. Many day, the mercury didn’t have the strength to creep above 10 degrees, which made getting outside difficult. The cold stings your face, and creeps under your skin, […]

A Change of Heart.

I hope that this finds you in good spirits. First off, Happy New Year!  I hope that you all had a great 2017. I am writing here to announce something exciting. I will be returning to this blog.  I enjoyed being part of the community here, and I want to return. I didn’t realize how […]

From New Hampshire to Nepal.

By this time most people have become aware of the  tragic 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake that hit Nepal. As I watched the situation develop yesterday,  I struggled with how to process what had happened. It is a terrible tragedy that is still unfolding in front of our eyes. I cannot help but look to the roof […]