Some of the curbs have metal

When I awoke first, it was 10:30am and I was pissed. I’d hoped for 1:30pm. After attempting more sleep for about an hour, I determined that I craved coffee. We had emptied our hotel room’s supply of coffee packets around midday yesterday and so the coffee would need to come from beyond the hotel room…

take away everything else

Let go, and let love in! Stop trying so hard. It’s right there underneath your nose. Pop culture provides a variety of ways of saying that the good stuff is very likely the stuff that you aren’t trying to see. Which makes me wonder about the value of the shiny, big, obvious stuff. This could…

out, standing in the court

I passed this dog at about mile seven of a ten-mile walk, last weekend. It struck me as funny and noteworthy: a dog, hanging out in a public tennis court, with little sign of its human anywhere. It was a beautiful, sunny day; I caught two photos, one with the dog looking left, and one…

Personal Day

Minutes, from my day off, on Monday: Woke up without the aid of an alarm clock (7am); got 9 hours of sleep. Made gluten-free buckwheat pancakes, in honor of my sister-in-law, Jenny. Steve walked 20 miles, overnight in Boston on Saturday, as a participant of The Overnight, to help raise awareness for suicide. Jenny took…