I’m Not Making the Most of Life and I’m Okay With It

I’m not taking advantage of everything this city has to offer. I don’t know if I’m investing my time well.  And here’s the thing: I’m okay with it.

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The Myth of Readiness

Tonight my brother asked me, “Are you ready for this week?” I looked at him, laughed, and said, “NO!” I’m ready in the physical sense. I’ve run my errands, visited my people, crossed off my checklist. My car is ready to be packed for moving day (Tuesday). My plane tickets to Colorado are purchased, my…

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When Life Soars, When Life Stings

The older I get, the more I realize the melody of this life does not play out in a major key; there is dissonance and discomfort and despair. The messiness, the tears, the joyful celebrations, the happy phone calls, the greeting cards, the obituaries, the baby showers, the text you didn’t want to get, the diagnoses you were dreading – this is all a part of it.

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