From The Train Line
How are you?
We’re heading up to the house as a family this morning. Miraculously, the kids are sleeping on the train already. I’m excited to be there for the weekend. I’m sitting behind them and keep thinking of this photograph..
The feeling of excitement is strange, isn’t it? I noticed the shape of it changes as I get older. As life gets simpler and more complex in the same. I’m looking forward to a long bath, an hour by the fire, a hike with the kids, and pages of a book from our library.
There will be a new letter in your inbox this Sunday. However, in the meantime, we’ve begun the process of archiving pieces that go beyond two weeks. Why? Well, mostly because this newsletter contains letters dating back to 2018, when it was a newsletter for my old blog, LY. And the more I write outside of this space, and dream of how to make my life as a single parent and writer more sustainable between books, friends have reminded me that it’s important to lay the path I imagine. After writing essentially for free for so many years, it’s hard to change my approach (and expectations of my work… I think). There will still be plenty of posts for free—you’ll just have to read them in time. Maybe this is the nudge for you. It is mostly for me. A commitment, a new path, a new season, of sorts.
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I am with you friend. As life gets more simple, and complex. we have to honor ourselves and our work. The time we put into these communities. They are worth honoring. xo