A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

If I stand only here and never move I never learn what other views exist. What other vistas I have not seen staring, as I have been, in one direction. Maybe I will choose this same dream. Maybe I will return to this same spot and be graced by things I never noticed beneath myContinue reading “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”

I’m going into labor, sort- of, but not really…

I am adopting a cat. His name, is Eggroll. Yes, Eggroll.. (that’s the name on his online profile). I was surprised to discover that Eggroll is, in fact, a popular name for a cat. I googled it and found quite a few mentions of cats being named Eggroll. I decided to keep the name butContinue reading “I’m going into labor, sort- of, but not really…”

The Hill We Climb by National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman

“When day comes we ask ourselves, where can we find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we carry, a sea we must wade We’ve braved the belly of the beast We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always peace  And the norms and notions of what just is Isn’t always just-ice  And yet the dawn isContinue reading “The Hill We Climb by National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman”