Welcome to the Mondayest of all Mondays — the first Monday of the year. I actually enjoy Mondays, and the first one of the year is no exception. That being said, I fully understand that for many, Mondays are the worst. That makes this first Monday after the holidays, the absolute worst.
One of my favorite holiday traditions is taking in and photographing the holiday hustle and bustle. You know, the usual sidewalk insanity but with a torrent of twinkle. It starts with the unveiling of the Macy’s holiday windows and ends with the savvy sprint of the last-minute shoppers.
importance of vaccines and getting vaccinated (they are / you should) but to provide context for my state of mind.
I’m a big fan of finding a lesson in any situation. It’s a problem. That being said, please humor me while I share some lessons learned.
I include these three thoughts/sentiments/instructions for a few reasons, but mostly as a reminder to myself. In my first post, I spoke to my definition of “awkward,” and today I’d like to quickly give a few words for “kindness.”
This black and white plain has no shades of grey. There’s no room for diplomacy or personal sentiment. It’s a world of strategy and ruthlessness. It’s also quite beautiful and inspiring when played by those who know what they’re doing. In case it wasn’t already clear, I did not know what I was doing.
In spite of all this adorable awkwardness he stumbled forward catching himself with each step again and again until eventually gravity won.
Look up “awkward” in any dictionary and you’ll find a flurry of words ranging from “embarrassing” to “inconvenient.”