Beach-wise

The first day at the beachI scoured the sand, pacing for mileshungry to find something in which to carry away my memorieslike a scrap of paperI could origami and tuck into the spiraling staircase of a conch shellor a moon snail’s once loved homeas though the sea owed me anything. On my second day at …

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2021 Reading Log

At the beginning of the year, I’d planned to write monthly reviews of the books I’ve read, but that hasn’t been happening. So, I’ve decided to try something new: I’ve created a page for my reading log, which will cover the whole year and be updated monthly. January through September are up now and can …

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Dear Abby: A letter for next October

Dear Abby, I’m writing to you from the first official day of your 12 Months of Happy project. Congratulations. You should be proud of the work you’ve put in, mentally and emotionally, to get you here. I thought you’d like to remember why you embarked on this journey, why the cost of staying the same …

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