Category Archives: musing

Isolation journal Day 86 Encapsulating the Ephemeral

Your prompt for today: Pick five items from the list below.   popcorn * lettuce * iceberg * cotton candy * puffs * sugar cubes * dandelions * buttercups * pallbearer * clothesline * National Geographic * fire ants * … Continue reading

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A Day to Remember

Today would have been my husband’s 72nd birthday. Two years ago we celebrated with family for the weekend.  We decorated, played games, sat in the sun, enjoyed the lake, ate well, listened to 60’s music, gave presents and celebrated what … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 52 Beyond the Grave

Your prompt for today:  Imagine you are able to speak to someone in your community, family, or lineage, even after you have passed on from this earthly plane. It is a person who was born after you were gone, so … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 51 A To-feel List

Your prompt for today: Write a “to-feel” list. Start by naming your deepest yearnings and aspirations. Then take a moment to reflect on each—to study your own feeling compass, teasing out the nuances of what each contains with more depth … Continue reading

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Isolation Journals Day 35 Feet

Your prompt for today: Draw a portrait of your right foot (or, if you prefer, the right foot of anything—a chair, a table, a pet) using whatever medium you’d like. After you finish the portrait, write a description of the … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 30 Time Capsule

Your prompt for today, from yours truly Suleika Jaouad Create a time capsule of the past month. What has this time meant for you? Write about the things you thought about and the things you ate. Write about how your world … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 16 Part 1

The Long Term Care homes have now become the front line of the Covid crisis ” Doug Ford April 14, 2020 This part of this crisis is breaking my heart. For several reasons. ( for this post I am making … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 14 “Letter to me”

First of all, I am going to be honest.. I wrote this all day on April 14. Cried a lot, actually learned a lot.. and it was a good exercise for me.. Wasn’t sure I could post it but today … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 12 Blessings

You prompt for today: Write about your blessings. About what it was like to wake up today, about the people you love, about the songs that have lifted your spirits. Write about the wind in the trees, or of rebirth … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 11. Feeling Nourished and Sated.

Your prompt for today: Reflect on a moment where you did something that left you feeling nourished and sated. Where hours passed, yet you didn’t even know it. When you were right where you needed to be. Maybe it’s a … Continue reading

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