The 4 AM moths


  Sleeping has never been difficult for me - more it's waking up that seems the challenge - but I find that as I get older, waking up at 4 in the morning is becoming a regular thing. I've even seen more than a few dawns lately, something I thought I'd left behind. More of…

Indecision…


"The problem," says Elizabeth Gilbert, "...is that we cannot choose everything simultaneously. So we live in danger of becoming paralyzed by indecision, terrified that every choice might be the wrong choice."   But then, Neil Gaiman (a person I gush over regularly, unlike Elizabeth Gilbert, who, though okay, is given to bromides) says: "Face your…

The New Year…


As Anne of GG said, "Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day, with no mistakes in it?" And how much more so for a new year, fresh and shiny and full of life as yet unlived. My autocorrect changed "unlived" to "unloved", and I suppose that is true, too. I teach…