“The second best time to plant a tree is today.” I have this thing about adages, corny or cliche though they may be. I think I’m just wired to appreciate them. And, I’ve found myself quoting this one on a regular basis, especially in the years since I began doing
In my early teenage years, I was remarkably politically active. I subscribed to a number of “action alert” email lists. Every day, I logged in (via a dial-up connection) to learn of injustices in need of resolving. And then, I wrote letters and emails to my legislators, absolutely certain that
Sometimes, I think my PCT hike is supposed to be a lesson in flexibility. Or maybe that’s just Lyme.
It’s funny which days are etched forever in our minds. One year ago today, I was enduring my second ambulance ride in as many weeks. A year before that, after having one of those life-changing, put-in-it-the-memoir family crises, I was living with 26 other people in a bunkroom in a