I can’t tell you how much I love greeting cards. I love sending them and I love receiving them. It’s so nice to open up my mailbox and find one of those sturdy envelopes, hand-addressed by someone I love amongst all the bills and junk. It makes me smile every time. I especially love the … Continue reading Just a Little Post About Greeting Cards
Five Things I Loved About Summer as a Kid
I always think about being in a kid in summer whenever the first genuinely hot days of the season arrive, and especially around the 4th. Lately, as I try to savor each fleeting day—they seem to pass faster every year—I’ve been thinking about all my favorite parts of summer as a kid.
What it’s Like to be Very Lonely
I’ve seen enough light in my life, though, to know that it’s worth the work; that it’s worth trying to have more of it.
What I’ve Learned Since High School Graduation
I remember bits and pieces of my high school graduation. I remember the songs they played at the ceremony. I remember Green Day’s “Time of Your Life,” performed by a classmate and, I think, that Vitamin C song that was popular among the class of 2000. Wasn’t it literally called “Graduation Song?” I can hear … Continue reading What I’ve Learned Since High School Graduation
A Week in Sedona, Arizona
I recently took a weeklong vacation to Sedona, Arizona and it was so completely wonderful that I’ve had the worst time re-adjusting back to my non-vacation life. For example, I planned to write this immediately upon my return (I’ve been back for over a week) and to have it posted a week ago. I wrote … Continue reading A Week in Sedona, Arizona