The Practical Free Spirit
Five years ago today, I published this blog’s first post.
Five years. FIVE YEARS.
And this is my 516th post. Can you imagine? I have sat here typing like this 515 times before this time. 662 more words
1 day, 21 hours ago
Last year at this time, I was feeling uncomfortable about my age.
One reason I was feeling uncomfortable about my age was that I was dating someone who was some years younger than me. 490 more words
6 days, 21 hours ago
That’s great you have a support system, Amy, but how did you get here?
I’m going to write about how I built up my support system in the last three or so years, but I need to begin with a caveat: Your mileage will vary. 1,818 more words
1 week, 1 day ago
I remember wishing for a support system.
I don’t remember exactly when this was. It couldn’t have been high school because I didn’t aspire to anything as lofty as a support system in those years. 538 more words
1 week, 6 days ago
Today Nala and I are celebrating our sixth anniversary of living together and being best friends.
Doubtless everyone who reads this blog already knows how much I love this little dog. 244 more words
2 weeks, 1 day ago
I get asked this question all the time: What is your blog about? Inevitably I flail about, stringing words into somewhat coherent sentences that may or may not have any actual meaning. 731 more words
2 weeks, 6 days ago
I like to tell people that one of the most important parts of being a writer is learning how to deal with the emotional baggage of writing, whatever your particular flavor of that is. 875 more words
3 weeks, 1 day ago