Category Archives: Living life

Isolation Journals Day 44 My name

Your prompt for today:  Write an ode to your name. Reflect on how it sounds and makes you feel. What it means, where it came from and if there’s a story behind how you got it. How has it informed … Continue reading

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Isolation Day 42 Creative Injury

Your prompt for today:  Close your eyes and imagine the last time you tried to create. Who appeared? What did you hear? Maybe it was a critical parent, a competitive classmate, a teacher’s thoughtless remark, or a line from a … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 41 Sports of All Sorts

Your prompt for today:  Think of a brick-and-mortar store that you love. It could be a place you go all the time, or at least you did pre-pandemic. It could be a favorite shop from childhood—a place where you went … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 40 Mother

Your prompt for today:  Write a letter to someone who (or something that) has mothered you—gave you medicine when you needed it, raised you, reminded you that your story needs to be told, gave your life, or saw you wholly, … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 36 Postal Carrier

Your prompt for today, courtesy of Hugh and Emerson:  Write a letter of thanks to your postal worker. Put some of yourself in the letter. Make it personal. Show them you care by asking a question or two about them. … 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 prompts: Day 33 What we Inherit

Your prompt for today:  Think of a story you’ve inherited from your family. It can be from your childhood or about a great aunt or someone further back whom you’ve never met. Write the story as a letter to a … Continue reading

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