Author: Jill

Springing Forward

Springing Forward

My blog has been silent for almost a year. But it has been a year that has been eventful, in some rather non-traditional ways. I started working towards becoming a certified aromatherapist. I have been battling some pretty severe physical effects of depression. We had […]

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

Today is the Summer Solstice and the longest day of the year. In honor of the day, I took a relaxing walk around our beautiful village, enjoying in the warm sun and summer breezes, and admiring the summer blooms. I have been struggling with my […]

Why I Am Giving Up Running (For A While)

Why I Am Giving Up Running (For A While)

I have been running for 15 years. I’ve run multiple races, including four half-marathons. In August of 2016, I fell during a half-marathon and banged up my knee and shoulder pretty badly. Even though I finished that race, with blood running down my leg, it […]

A Successful Day

A Successful Day

Today was what I consider a successful day. I managed to purge my home of several unneeded items, sending them all to new homes where they will be loved and appreciated. The first item was a old dehumidifier. (I live in the South, where dehumidifiers […]

Unofficial National Declutter Day

Unofficial National Declutter Day

It’s Memorial Day weekend, the official holiday of decluttering! I performed my patriotic duty by spending about an hour clearing and cleaning out some space in our third bedroom. I have decided that I would like to have a space in the house for meditation, […]

Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

The weather here has been dull and gray all weekend. It doesn’t really make me want to fling open the windows and spring clean. However, it’s not nice enough to go outside and work, so I really have no excuse to not get started if […]