The Overwhelming Pressure To Be Great

It doesn't seem enough to do your job faithfully, with integrity, well. You’re constantly prodded to be phenomenal. When asked about your dreams, you dare not mention anything plain, for fear you’ll be met with pitying eyes, and hear that tired warning not to "settle”. We rarely celebrate longevity, reliability, the down-to-earth providing of services … Continue reading The Overwhelming Pressure To Be Great

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and then there were none

There were two of them – mourning doves; simply delightful. Every morning they sang, possibly to each other. I found myself smiling every time I heard their plaintive call. For months they brought simple pleasure to my tiny downtown living space. Many times I needed to come to a near standstill when driving to my … Continue reading and then there were none