Christmas Eve

It’s Christmas Eve. It’s quiet and unseasonably warm. Tonight, I set up the tree, lit up several candles, positioned the Santa projector, and put on fairy lights. In the morning, I visited family. This year, as a marker of good health, we were out and about in fresh air, chatty and active and happy. I … More Christmas Eve


It’s Friday morning; it rained last night. My room felt cozy. I lit the apple cinnamon candle, made a cup of coffee, finished Lahiri’s short story – still nursing the book- and doodled on my iPad. Frank Ocean was stuck in my head (In the wake of a hurricane/dark skin of a summer shade/nosedive into … More Cozy