Coffee and Gratitude

Coffee is essential to my morning routine. Even if I get a good night’s sleep, that first (or third) cup of coffee in the morning is really what sets the tone for my day. And some mornings, if I’m having a hard time waking up… Read More

Wind Chimes

I haven’t had the heart to take down our wind chimes yet, though they should probably come in for the winter. But they’re a particularly pleasant set of chimes, and I’m predisposed to enjoy music with elements of chance built in. The sounds from the… Read More

The Next Right Thing

Part of what got me to finally write down some of my larger thoughts on Frozen was the release of Frozen 2. While I’ve only seen the new film once, and I haven’t processed it enough for a deep dive, it still hit me hard… Read More

Frozen: A Song of Doors and Windows

There’s a lot to love about Frozen, but for me, the part I always come back to is the way the movie uses doors and windows to express the inner lives of its leads, Elsa and Anna. It’s symbolism, but not the kind that makes… Read More

Meaningful Work

While heading home from picking up a pizza, another driver sped up and swerved in front of me. It’s a fairly busy stretch of road with two lanes going each way. I kept watching this driver weave in-between the other cars in front of me,… Read More