“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” ― Rumi

We came home from camping a few days ago, and this week I return to work for the upcoming school year. Summer begins to fade into a new season, and during a time typically marked with mixed feelings and return-to-school anxiety, it feels especially daunting with surging COVID cases and knowing we are about to step into more uncharted territory.

Big, deep breaths.

Speaking of camping, I freaking hate it. Yet I go back. Year after year. I’ve…

Teresa Shimogawa

Teresa writes at www.houseofteresa.com

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