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A New Year Means a New Home for My Writing

January 24, 2012
writing

It feels like I’ve always been writing in one way or another

I find it hard to believe that I’ve been writing blog entries for ten years.Ten!

Over the years my musings have found various homes, some private, some public but always with one goal in mind – creative release of thoughts. I’ve never been driven to write with the premise of gaining a large readership but simply to throw my thoughts out there and hope they resonate on some level with someone.

Trying to find the time to write has been challenging

The past few years have been an eclectic mix of competing priorities for my time – trying to balance a full time job with having babies and running a photography business. It has been a challenge! Unfortunately the things I find most fulfilling from a creative standpoint were shoved to the side as a result.

While I have many things I anticipate achieving in 2012 (I’ll share some of them soon), one of them is to afford myself the time to enjoy the creative pursuits I enjoy the most – the things that bring me a sense of joy, of accomplishment and a way in which to satisfy my inherent need for a way to express myself through words.

I’ve decided that instead of focusing my posts on one topic or write with one central theme that I will let this be a reflection of true life. It will be a hodge podge of various thoughts and feelings on a variety of subjects with lots of photographs and fun items thrown in to keep things interesting.

Sometimes you just need to give yourself permission

The most important thing is that I have given myself permission to find this time in my sometimes hectic life to stop and take a breather and put my thoughts into words. I hope it will allow me to connect with others in a way that is meaningful while capturing some of life’s moments for future reflection.

I encourage your comments and look forward to inundating you with many posts in the coming weeks 🙂

It is good to be back.

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16 Comments

  • Reply Trace January 25, 2012 at 1:01 AM

    I love your writing style and voice, and I think the freedom to let your thoughts and words cover any topic you want will be liberating! Looking forward to reading!

    • Reply Tammi January 25, 2012 at 8:27 AM

      Thanks Tracey. I’ve had a zillion posts brewing in my head for months. I’m really looking forward to writing again and glad you’re along for the ride 🙂

  • Reply Angela January 25, 2012 at 9:53 AM

    Great Tammi. Looking forward to reading more.

    • Reply Tammi January 25, 2012 at 9:57 AM

      Thanks for dropping by Ang!

  • Reply Heather January 25, 2012 at 10:24 AM

    You always did have a way of reflecting life into words Tam…..and I love to live vicariously through them 🙂

    • Reply Tammi January 25, 2012 at 10:28 AM

      Thanks so much Heather, that was sweet of you to say. I’m glad you’re along for the ride! Whee!!!

  • Reply Jen January 25, 2012 at 11:50 AM

    Awesome. 🙂 Awesome blog, awesome goals, just awesome (that’s a lot of awesome going on). Can’t wait to read more. 😉

    • Reply Tammi January 25, 2012 at 11:55 AM

      Awesome! There will be more awesomeness coming soon! 🙂

  • Reply Helena January 25, 2012 at 12:06 PM

    Congratulations Tammi! I’m glad to see you back to writing again. Love the blog name! 😀

    • Reply Tammi January 25, 2012 at 12:11 PM

      Thank you Helena. It is so nice to be back! I have so much I want to share and am eager to put thoughts down instead of letting them swirl and whirl in my head 🙂

  • Reply Tash January 25, 2012 at 1:02 PM

    Im looking forward to your posts! I think your tweet are beautiful and well written so I know I’m going to be blown away by your blog.

    • Reply Tammi January 25, 2012 at 1:13 PM

      Aww Tash, that was such a sweet thing to say! I hope I give you a bit more than 140 snippets to digest 🙂

  • Reply Bev (aka bookyeti) January 25, 2012 at 5:14 PM

    I’m so glad you’re back to blogging, Tam.
    Always enjoyed reading your posts. 🙂

    • Reply Tammi January 25, 2012 at 10:10 PM

      Thanks so much Bev on both counts 🙂

  • Reply Laurie January 25, 2012 at 6:48 PM

    Great to see you back and look forward to reading all your stuff. xo

    • Reply Tammi January 25, 2012 at 10:11 PM

      Thanks Laurie! Looking forward to writing again!

    A penny for your thoughts?