What Is This Year?

I like to assign themes to things like years. And this year has so far shaped up to be my Year of Being Introverted. With so much going on, I’ve been largely in shut down mode. But now things seem to be turning around. A writer-friend came up for a long weekend of awesome, which kicked my ass […]

Boundary Issues

The other day, someone extended an open invitation to their home. That happens pretty frequently here. And people mean it. The polite thing is to return the courtesy. “Drop in whenever!” But I can’t. So I always feel awkward when this happens. I grew up in a house with that sort of policy. It didn’t […]