I was no nearer a decision than when I first set out from our apartment.
The twisted gleam of enjoyment in his eyes made me shiver uncontrollably.
You’ll go back to your hometown in love.
Your fear of the world is greater than ours. Let us explore the world. Let us discover the undiscovered. Let us make our own mistakes and learn from them.
If you put full force into it, it can happen. I promise.
There’s an heirloom of sorts sitting in my garage. It’s not a necklace or a quilt, but something less traditional: a 15-foot Coleman canoe.
While any of them pursue practical careers in law, medicine, teaching among other things, some parents pursue careers in the arts, writing, advertising and music. For kids who grew up with ever-so-creative parents, life was usually vibrant and meaningful.
“Look at what he’s doing to your lawn!” my neighbor screams from his deck.
These “naughty” children are most often the ones who will be the movers and shakers of the world. And they have a number of traits that you actually admire in adults you know or know of!
I know, just as you do, there is no quick fix to this feeling. I can’t string together the perfect collection of words to make it better or easier. If I could, I’d be doing it always.