Solitude

There’s something to be said for solitude: the times we take to be alone when we create a space in which peace can grow, we can unpack and process thoughts. Whoever said in solitude we are least alone has captured the essence of all introverts for whom life is not one long loud, joyful sing-a-long.…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rare

For this week’s challenge, share a photo of something rare: a family heirloom. A cloudy day in a normally sunny desert. A sad frown on a cheerful kid’s face. Or anything else you think of as scarce and singular. When we moved into our home in 2003, in Australia, a well-established family of possums lived…

Good Enough

We spend a quarter of our lives in childhood and three quarters getting over it.  There is no milestone to which I can pin the underlying sense of not being good enough.  Our father ran my brother and I like we were part of a platoon; just the two of for goodness sake, I mean…