This month I’m participating in a Gratitude Challenge. Whenever anyone asks me what I miss most about living in the States I answer thusly: "libraries, soft pretzels, and my family." If I think about it though, another thing I miss is the opportunity to be in a choir. I was able to participate in a choir … Continue reading Music
I am fascinated by how people spend their time. It’s a common enough question to ask someone, “What do you do for fun?” but I want to know what people do for not fun. I want to know what people do at 7pm on a Tuesday evening after day’s work. I suppose what I'm saying … Continue reading Hobbies
I am grateful for the mystery of peace, for the way my fears and anxieties and worries and complaints melt away in the presence of magnificent mountains. On the back of a motorcycle, on the way to town, mundane day to day moments are made wonderful by the towering presence of the mountains. They're right … Continue reading i am grateful (for m).
What a great start to 2015! I rang in the New Year in New York, came back to the DR to house sit with my new favorite dog and two new cat friends, sent out draft 1 of part 1 of The Nation to reader-friends, paid my deposit for my Peru trip, and already managed to … Continue reading Here’s the thing about January
Here's the thing about October: it's over tomorrow and I forgot to watch any Halloween movies. Last year I had much more Halloween spirit. I watched Hocus Pocus and Beetlejuice and Double, Double, Toil and Trouble and The Nightmare Before Christmas! I gave kittens names like Pumpkin and Pie and Scarecrow! This year all I … Continue reading Here’s the thing about October
Here's the thing about September - it's over. Crazy, huh? Only three more months before we're ringing in another new year (which I'll be doing in Brooklyn, baby - hazah!). Only three more weeks until we end our first marking period at Las Palmas, which means my first grade sweethearts and I will be a … Continue reading Here’s the thing about September
Happy New Year!! This post is a day late because yesterday I was busying sitting in airports for 100 hours. After a super chill day of traveling I made it back to the DR! To a laundry room that looked like an episode of animal hoarders. Such is life. Articles/blog posts: When Baby Jesus Gets … Continue reading Check this out!