walking alone

Today, I went on a hike by myself. And I realized something: that typically, whenever I do this, I’m depending on someone else to help me find the way. Whether I’m walking with a group, or following a dependable paved trail, someone is aiding me. Someone is making me feel safe so I don’t have…

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ghosts.

You’re alone in a 170-year-old farmhouse located in the midst of a 65 acre property on the edge of Williamson County. Cleaning, mopping, dusting, folding, organizing and exploring. You never know what you’ll find when you open the next drawer – treasured sterling silver cutlery? Coffee filters? Quilts? Spiders? Obviously some surprises are far better…

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on optimism:

I’m not a very good optimist. I always seemed to think I was, but now I have to reevaluate that point. I mean, when things are going my way…Yaas! Great! But isn’t that all of us? Being positive about good things is not a triumph. It’s just a natural state of existence. Sometimes our optimism…

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