Grace in Small Things No. 987: Roller Derby, a Window Fan, Sleep, Bananas, and a Fresh Bar of Soap

  1. Shanan took me to my first roller derby at Pile O' Bones Derby Club. It looked very painful, I found out that I can get a contact adrenalin high, and I loved it.
  2. The second Bionaire window fan arrived this morning, and now my whole place feels airy and somehow brighter.
  3. I slept for seven hours last night. SEVEN. This hasn't happened in a while, and I feel amazing today.
  4. Bananas. Have I ever hailed the mighty banana before? If not, I should have.
  5. I have a fresh bar of tea tree oil soap to take into the shower with me right now. I am always the one who works away at the hairy slivers so we don't waste any, so a whole bar feels decadent. This isn't sad.

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Elan Morgan

Elan Morgan is a blogger, designer and consultant, and speaker who blogs and works from schmutzie.com, spreads gratitude through the graceinsmallthings.com social network, celebrates quality blogging with the canblogawards.com, and speaks all over. She has been seen in the Globe & Mail, Best Health and Woman's Day magazines, TEDxRegina, and on CBC News and Radio. She believes in and works to grow both personal and professional quality, genuine community, and meaningful content online.

177/365: Surrender

Our movement here, now,
feels momentous, historic.
We exist! Surrender.


I am writing one poem every day in 2016, and I am using the hashtag #365poems to document my progress.

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Elan Morgan

Elan Morgan is a blogger, designer and consultant, and speaker who blogs and works from schmutzie.com, spreads gratitude through the graceinsmallthings.com social network, celebrates quality blogging with the canblogawards.com, and speaks all over. She has been seen in the Globe & Mail, Best Health and Woman's Day magazines, TEDxRegina, and on CBC News and Radio. She believes in and works to grow both personal and professional quality, genuine community, and meaningful content online.

176/365: This Breathy, Quiet Midnight

It's soft and slow now,
this breathy, quiet midnight,
where we draw our myths.


I am writing one poem every day in 2016, and I am using the hashtag #365poems to document my progress.

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Elan Morgan

Elan Morgan is a blogger, designer and consultant, and speaker who blogs and works from schmutzie.com, spreads gratitude through the graceinsmallthings.com social network, celebrates quality blogging with the canblogawards.com, and speaks all over. She has been seen in the Globe & Mail, Best Health and Woman's Day magazines, TEDxRegina, and on CBC News and Radio. She believes in and works to grow both personal and professional quality, genuine community, and meaningful content online.