I wasn't going to do it. After all, I'm a teacher who writes, not a professional writer with a huge audience. But as I look to my distant future, the one that includes kids out of the house (GULP!) and eventual retirement, I know that I want writing to be a part of that. Twenty … Continue reading So I Caved and Started a Facebook Page
The above lessons don't even begin to scratch the surface of all that I've learned in the last year of regular writing and it is a practice I have no intention of giving up. I know that there are going to continue to be harder weeks than others, but it has been an important practice that I know I need to keep doing as I work towards bigger and more challenging writing goals.
It's often said that the best things take time, a difficult lesson for an impatient perfectionist who wants everything to work right the first time. But I can also look back and see the results of the process. Like the stalactites and stalagmites that we oohed and awed over while in Carlsbad Caverns on family vacation, beauty takes time.