December 31, 2020 – A Letter to Myself, a year from today

Happy New Year! I thought of doing another "slate clean", "year of promise" type post, but then I thought back to the last couple weeks... and what I just wrote about end of the year-personal inventory stuff... Argh... if I'm not careful, I see the definition of insanity rearing its ugly head (doing the same thing …

Digging Up Buried Treasure

Lately, I have been seeing a lot of people beginning the process of analyzing 2019 in preparation for the new year. Taking stock, doing personal inventories, even exiting social media to give them more focus for considering what this last year has produced. I'm not the best at personal inventories, partly because I have to …

2016 – The Empty Canvas

This morning I woke up to silence. The hoopla of the night was over. Revelry had given way to sleep. It was in some ways disconcerting… The excitement of the new year had turned into “ok, it’s here… now what?” I had been speaking with my best friend about seasons, and how it can seem …