I can have doubts AND be on the right track. I can have doubts AND trust myself. I can want two contradictory things and know that choosing between them will sometimes be hard and that doesn’t mean I could have avoided having a choice in the first place.
On one hand, I want to unfetter my life and explore corners of it. On the other, I want to point my life towards goals and what kind of person I want to be. Without the feeling of floating aimlessly, and without the “shoulds” and the guilt of pressure.
I realized this is possible if I zoom out.
Ran out of time this morning since I had to go to the dentist. Hopefully you enjoy just as much with a Tuesday nightcap or your Wednesday coffee. Yesterday in a moment of annoyance after the garbage collector interrupted my minute-before-the-sixam-alarm-goes-off dreaming, I asked the internet about collection routes and schedules and if they’re always… Continue reading Tuesday Morning Coffee: Picking up Garbage
For the past three weeks, I have been traveling in South Africa and Namibia with my mom. We went seeking giraffes and (for me, anyway) a reset and break from a busy year. We came back with thousands of animal pictures as well as a greater sense of the often bleak and violent history of… Continue reading Tuesday Morning Coffee: Tribes
Ducks are distracting little critters. Why does putting them in a row elicit guilt?
Warning: foggy rambling ahead.
Much of what I write still stems from seeds planted and nurtured during runs... Lately, a lot of my thinking has been about running itself, and its role in my life and my relationship with it.