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Thanks for visiting Allegra’s Journal, my personal blog. Comments are welcome and encouraged! New posts every Tuesday and Friday.

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Weekly Roundup / Feb. 4, 2022

The weekly roundup is my offering of inspiring things I found online in the past week. May they bring you some pearl of wisdom, joy, or humor. Essay – Why I (Still) Carry a Notebook EverywhereThis 2020 piece by Martha McPhee recently resurfaced to me. After a break from journaling what caused her to returnContinue reading “Weekly Roundup / Feb. 4, 2022”

Weekly Roundup / Jan 28, 2022

The weekly roundup is my offering of inspiring things I found online in the past week. May they bring you some pearl of wisdom, joy, or humor. Dance – 20’s Charleston to “Bei mir bist Du schön”The song title means “with me you’re beautiful.” I love not only the dance but also the costume andContinue reading “Weekly Roundup / Jan 28, 2022”

2022 Book Club

I decided to embark on a project this year where I will read one biography or memoir of a creative woman each month. I hope you will join me in reading them! These are my selections for the first half of the year: February – Just Kids by Patti Smith March – Crying in H-MartContinue reading “2022 Book Club”