In today’s newsletter, I give readers a peek inside my summer diary:
Summer in Texas is often brutal — meteorologically, emotionally, and spiritually. One nice thing about keeping a diary is that I feel I have something to show for my days. I also have a record that I can re-read to remind me that “This, too, shall pass.”
You can read the rest here.
I started my new diary this morning — it’s always funny to compare the new one to the old one:
Every time I start a new one I think of the poet Karl Shapiro: “What will fatten you, skinny little book?”