Accomplishments of the Day

Yesterday I spent time in Lincoln, Omaha, Denver, San Francisco and Chico. I ate two egg and cheese biscuits from McDonald’s for breakfast and a delicious vegetarian Southwestern corn chowder from the San Francisco Soup Company for lunch (with a zucchini muffin on the side so good it rivaled Maggie’s from Lincoln). I mention the food because normally a day spent in airports means not so great things when it comes to …

All That I Want

Yesterday a friend described their life as “ideal.” Today I struggle with envy and discontentment.

I’m in my mid-twenties, and I still do not have the things I want. The big things. I’m not in a relationship with someone I love. I’m not pursuing the music I love as a career. My time is largely spent not doing the things I want to do and not being with the people I want …