the gift of words

The morning was spent reading through old files ... they are scattered across more apps, external hard drives, and the cloud than I dare reveal. Some are handwritten and need to be transcribed. Others are illegible, possibly written in a dream state, and may need to be shredded. In the mess of conference notes and …

leave to live

LEAVE: "a period during which the usual routine of school or work is suspended" or "the approval by someone in authority for the doing of something" LIVE: "having life" This idea of ownership, of granting yourself permission to be the authority of your own life--is one of the hardest things to learn. From the Greatest Generation to Gen-X, …