Gleans and Grins from Holland, MI
Until next time, fair winds and following sea-son's greetings! 🚢✨🎄🌊One crucial lesson I’ve always emphasized to my students in the daunting task of writing is quite simple: Just Get Started! The beauty lies in taking that initial step, knowing you can refine and polish your work later on. Despite the plethora of helpful tools available today, crafting engaging social media and blog posts still seems to stretch the clock. ARGH! Perhaps it’s because I’m thoroughly engrossed in learning to wield these tools like Canva, Weebly and Meta Business Suite. Taming these tools presents its challenges, yet I find immense joy in conquering their uphill learning curves, especially when the edits are saved and successful.
Nevertheless, I welcome this learning process with open arms, relishing every bit of growth, even in these retired years, dedicated to continuous learning. It’s a pity I’m no longer in the classroom, sharing these discoveries with my kiddos! In fact, the kiddos could probably coach with a few beneficial tips. My motto, “Kids Achieving Greatness, ‘echoes in my mind, wishing I could impart all that I’ve learned and overcome on my journey toward greatness, wherever that may lead.
Truth be told, it’s not all smooth sailing. Let me be vulnerable with you: I’m far from perfect. Surprised! (I know, me too.) I grapple with uncertainty about t the best content, the most captivating images, and the most effective strategies. The trickiest part is mastering those pesky hashtags and @ symbols for social media. But, in this vulnerability, there’s strength. I’ve learned that it’s okay not to have it all figured out. What truly matters is the relentless pursuit of improvement. I Never Give Up, (right kiddos), and I find joy in the journey, regardless of the storms I encounter along the way.
So, I extend heartfelt thanks for joining me on this escapade. As we prepare for the festive season and strive to craft the most dazzling Christmas, post, your patience and encouragement amidst this learning curve are gifts as precious as every “ho-ho-ho.” We shall sail forth, brimming with cheer, embracing our vulnerability, and reveling in the fact that it’s the persistence and the joy we find in the learning process that truly count.
Until next time, fair winds and following sea-son's greetings! 🚢✨🎄🌊
Navigating the Captain Chronicles guided by the blessings of this place we call home as I journey joyously through life with Captain Cal holding the lines and keeping us safe from the crazy ideas that sail through my head. :)