A Bringer of New Things

Musings on personal growth, books, motherhood, writing, and more.

Cozy Book Talk (“Mind Cleanup”)

  When snow and chilly temperatures descend on us, pleasures such as books and colorful art can keep our spirits warm and cozy. I’m overdue for another “mind cleanup” post on … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · 3 Comments

Mind Cleanup (Books Read Lately)

  I’m finally sitting down to do a “mind cleanup” post about what I’ve been reading and writing lately…which is not enough, I feel! Life has been busy these past several months, with the … Continue reading

August 16, 2016 · 5 Comments

Winter Mind Cleanup

I’m overdue for another “mind cleanup” post about what I’ve been reading and writing lately. I’m going to add the categories of listening and viewing as well (just the highlights). … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · 9 Comments

December Mind Cleanup

I’ve continued being a bit of a recluse lately, reading books and audiobooks rather than blogs and articles. Maybe I should be more in touch with the world around me … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 · 4 Comments

November Mind Cleanup, Blog Business, & Thanksgiving

It’s been a busy month for me, so I haven’t blogged much. But here’s what’s been going on in my reading and writing life. Reading I got to read some … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · 5 Comments

October Mind Cleanup

I don’t have much “mind cleanup” to do for October, because in the earlier part of the month my brain was laid low by a cold (during which time I … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

September Mind Cleanup

Here are some things that have occupied my mental desktop this month. From Articles 1.) I recently read an old Psychology Today cover article called “Beyond Happiness: The Upside of … Continue reading

September 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Summer Mind Cleanup

I know my blog has been quieter than usual this summer. Mostly, I’ve been writing! More below on that. But for the past few weeks I’ve also been pretty busy … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

May Mind Cleanup

Here’s another “Mind Cleanup” post for you! From WordPress For some reason, on May 8th, there were a bunch of super fun posts on my Reader, including these ones (I … Continue reading

May 21, 2015 · 4 Comments

March Mind Cleanup, Plus Vacation Photos

These photos (more below) are from the recent quick trip my husband and I made to our favorite getaway: Fort Walton Beach, Florida. It’s a really lovely beach, not too … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 3 Comments

Weekly Mind Cleanup

Some bits and pieces from my mental inbox this week… From WordPress A few blog posts I especially liked this week: The Life of a Fluro Zebra: A Little Ray … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Weekly Mind Cleanup

Just a few things from my mental inbox this week… From WordPress Some posts I especially liked this week (the first three I feel are very important reads about social issues; … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · 3 Comments