Writing Life


On the occasion of my 42nd birthday

Today marks the completion of my 42nd journey around the sun and the start of my 43rd. Perhaps more than any previous January 21, I feel as if I’m optimistically standing on the verge of a turnaround. I feel this despite the ongoing pandemic that has ground our existence down to the confines of our homes and callously tossed normalcy into a bin of memories. We all remain a long journey from our post-pandemic aspirations. This tempers the hope and...