The Office

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As is the case for most of us during the week, I am at work almost 60% of my waking hours.  When you think of it in those terms, it’s actually a lot of time.  To prevent myself from going stir crazy (especially since I’m in an office with no windows), I’ve gradually attempted to make my office feel a…

The Kindness of Strangers

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photo courtesy of Mandy Thomas ‘Whoever you are,  I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.’ -Tennessee Williams, “A Streetcar Named Desire”   It occurred to me a couple of weeks ago that, while it’s obvious I would be nowhere without my friends and family and their support, I’ve also unconsciously relied pretty heavily on the goodwill of people…