Worry

I was on the phone last night for an hour talking someone down off their worry ledge.  Actually, that’s not true.  I wasn’t equipped to talk them down, I didn’t have the script for it, all I could do was listen.  And now I’m taking the time to think it through, reflect and work out … Continue reading Worry

Happiness

I phoned my friend the other night.  It’s a bad time of the year for him, the marking of an anniversary that makes him sad. ‘It was a night just like this,’ he told me, ‘gorgeous, still, warm; swallows skimming the grass.  I sat out late enjoying an evening that lasted forever, and then the … Continue reading Happiness