A Touch of Nostalgia

I think there are different layers of thickness of nostalgia when you visit an old place full of memories. The more often you've frequented a location, such as living in one city for most of your life, the thinner the sentimentality, because old, current, and new memories have to make room for each other in … Continue reading A Touch of Nostalgia

Overcoming Familiarity’s Contempt

I found my first stumbling block for this Depth Year challenge in an unexpected manifestation. Two weeks ago, a typical work day avalanched into a slippery slope of ill health: muscle fatigue, fever, malaise. As I realized the culprit was influenza H3n2--and there was no way out but through, I initially thought with my Pollyanna … Continue reading Overcoming Familiarity’s Contempt