How Canning Fruit Supports My Writing

Geri Spieler
3 min readFeb 21, 2022

I found the perfect antidote to writer burnout

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We’ve all learned how certain practices support others. Such a taking a walk can help us work out a problem or vacuuming the carpet encourages the resolution for a dilemma.

For me it is hard labor of picking fruit and canning that helps to sort out my mental challenges. However, it is more physically demanding than I’d like…

Geri Spieler

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