Tag: being here

The Zen of Aging

Through most of my thirties, I spent my dreamtimes following cobbled streets that angled into mysterious alleyways and climbing wide stone steps that descended to destinations I never reached. In the mornings, I’d hurriedly make breakfasts and the kids’ lunches and wait for the bus to take me to the subway and then into the […]

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Being Here

The only place to start is here, which is to say, in the middle of a life that has no true markers, however much you might try to find or create them. Here has no need for markers. It’s a center with no perimeter. Which is a relief actually—to not have to worry about patting […]

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