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{Starting Again} #sol19

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Join in and share a slice of your life. 

I can't believe it's been almost a year without writing a slice of life or even a blog post.
After years of writing. Nine years. 626 published blog posts. Most slice of life stories.

To be exact.

I know that my habit of writing slipped away.
I chose to ignore the blog, the calls for slices, the messages from far away friends.

I let it go.

It's hard really to say why. I'm sure it's a combination of home and school.
And to be honest, my heart wasn't in it.

However, my heart has been empty too.

I have missed capturing my stories about life.
I've missed you, your stories, your connections, your support.

But I haven't missed my personal pressure to write ... and to write well.

Yet, I think I'm ready to ignite my passion for writing again.
At least I'm going to make the effort. And it starts with the first day.

Here's to starting again. 


  1. Don't know what made me check out TWT today, but guess it was meant to be and there you were. So glad you're writing again without pressure, but because you want to. Maybe this is the encouragement for me to write again too. We'll see. Love ya, Mom

  2. Hooray! I was so happy to see a post from you today. When I take breaks, I miss all of those things you say--but never that personal pressure to write. It feels wonderful to get a break from that, honestly.

  3. Hurray! You are back! Word by word. Hugs. I am having a little party here for your return!

  4. SO great that you are starting again. We all have seasons of letting our writing lives lapse. Welcome back!

  5. The great thing about SOL Tuesdays is that you can dip-in and dip-in whenever you’d like. That’s another way of me saying, happy to have you back!

  6. Here's to starting again! Yay!


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