Observation #11 Joy

A contemplation

“So, Pam, what brings you joy?”

My dear friend Cindy asked me this as we were discussing writing prompts. I speak with her and some other writing friends sporadically over Zoom in a group that formed during the depths of the COVID lockdowns. I found it hard to answer succinctly. I mumbled something about my grandchildren and my storytelling and writing projects, also trying…



“The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” Michel De Montaigne. And that’s what this space is for: Reflection, observation, commentary, questions as we figure out our particular place in this particular world.

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