Tag Archives: simplicity

Day 364: …

What is there to say that hasn’t already been said in some way over the past 363 days? Today, I started off the morning sitting quietly. I started a fire in the fireplace and sipped my coffee. My oldest child … Continue reading

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Day 362: Entrust

What else have I learned? That I like to share. Sure, I get it. I can only experience my own experiences. This moment is, fundamentally, my moment to live. But still: I like to share. I think of all the … Continue reading

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Day 359: Surround

This morning, we were opening presents around the tree. My wife fell a bit behind in opening her own packages, which our youngest had been doling out to each of us. My wife looked to her left and to her … Continue reading

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Day 358: Unexpect

Yes, another–and perhaps the last–in a long line of grammatical abuses, all in the name of verbification…. Tonight is Christmas Eve. I come from an Italian family, and without question, Christmas Eve is a big deal. As a family, we … Continue reading

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Day 356: Empty

My calendar was empty today. To be honest, it’s always a little hard for me to be at loose ends. Today was one of those days–nothing planned, no events, no pressing work deadlines. It was just a day. I read … Continue reading

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Day 354: Drive

Oh, I did a lot more driving yesterday, but tonight was different. Tonight after dinner, my mother-in-law mentioned that she used to like to drive through a section of her town where neighbor after neighbor would deck out their houses … Continue reading

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Day 351: Procrastinate

Yup, I’m putting off for tomorrow what I could be doing today. But let me explain. I’m single parenting again. My wife went down to her mother’s house a few days ago, and I will be following shortly with the … Continue reading

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