Here, nearly a full year into this personal challenge project, it's become clear that there are stages I go through most weeks. 1. Decide on an activity I've never done before.
week 48: new and old strangers
I've spent much of my life determined to stay away. By refusing to belong to anything, I felt safe from rejection. Over and over I either defined myself in opposition to some group or kicked myself out before someone else did. It wasn't the worst strategy, actually. I've never had a tribe, but I've always... Continue Reading →
week 31: (over)sharing
I was going to attend four much-anticipated readings this week. I was going to dive in and bathe myself in language and the love of my community of writers, finally meeting some of the people I've only known on Facebook.