Category: Personal Essay

In Search of the Divine: My Year of Reading Religiously

In Search of the Divine: My Year of Reading Religiously Merry Christmas, dear readers, and Happy Holidays! Happy Hannukah, Happy Kwanza, a Festive Festivus, and a Sensational Solstice, too. Whatever you celebrate, or whatever you don’t, I hope the end of the year finds… Continue Reading “In Search of the Divine: My Year of Reading Religiously”

What’s So Great About Normal?: On Life After Lockdown

It’s the first of June, which means, according to our governor, the state is ready to be “back to normal.” In fact, we’ve had a slow return to normalcy over the last four-to-six weeks, with increasingly relaxed rules and restrictions in close relationship with… Continue Reading “What’s So Great About Normal?: On Life After Lockdown”

Sweet Surprises and Judgmental Me

This is a little story about gratitude and trying to be a better person. On Thursday night, my spouse and I went out to dinner. I was in the mood for pizza, so we went to a place called BJ’s, which is a kind… Continue Reading “Sweet Surprises and Judgmental Me”