Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone. In a Hat.

(h&m hat) So I went shopping Saturday. I was only going for a jacket and socks, but got sidetracked by like everything else and came home with this Pharrell hat. It was one of those impulse buys. Like where you think it’s so cute and a trendy level you need to be on, but if you give it too much thought you’ll put it back because … Continue reading Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone. In a Hat.

Tuesdays with Morrie: A Universal Story About Life

I can still remember the first time I read Tuesdays with Morrie. It took all of one day. It was 4 a.m. when I finished the last page. I closed the book, said my prayers, and cried myself to sleep. *** Working in a library, I’m often asked for book recommendations. Usually, I’ll try to get a sense of what the person likes before I make a suggestion but I … Continue reading Tuesdays with Morrie: A Universal Story About Life

Another September Morning

Every year on my birthday, I’m asked if I feel any older. I always say no. Because I don’t. Not in the immediate reflection, anyway. But like leaves from spring to fall, growing and changing is inevitable. It transpires without us even noticing. Then we stop and realize everything is different. It’s sad in a way, because anything lost always is, especially time, but also … Continue reading Another September Morning