I have revamped and renamed my blog here at charlottedonlon.com. After several months of struggling with the nature of blogs and my reasons for blogging, I have settled (for now) on this being a place where I just write. It will be a mishmash of essays, the results of writing exercises, thoughts on the ordinary and reflections on faith. Continue reading
I need to write. I feel like more of myself when I write. And I want to put some of what I write out there for others to read since a few people have told me they enjoy reading what I write. This is not a mommy blog. I have no desire to write about mothering and my kids all the time. Although I may write about mothering and my kids on occasion. This is not a Christian I-Need-To-Build-My-Tribe blog. I don’t think I can play that game.
So I’m just going to write.
The title of this website defines how I feel much of the time. At 39, I’m not old, but I’m no longer young. Although I am bipolar, I spend most of my life in the space in the middle of being manic or depressed. My children are in their tween years and still need me, but they don’t need me as much as they used to. I’m moving forward on my journey, but I haven’t “arrived.” (Does anyone ever?) I’m content with being in the places in between and want to pay attention to the view and enjoy the ride.