Woke up early. Before my regular work time. Went straight to a book. Went to breakfast when one of my favorite diner’s in town opened. The first customer. Vegetable omelet, biscuits, hash browns, bacon. The whole time reading a book on reading. For school and for me to improve my teaching.
Making chicken stock for a soup of white beans and sausage. Beans soaked all night. I soaked in the tub last night. The last bath I remember was when I had a fever in high school.
Even the little that you do for other people counts big every day. Even if they don’t care or respond.
Work with love, but don’t shy away from questioning everything and acknowledging evil/negativity/nihilism.
“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
Don’t shy away from challenge. I can’t imagine a simple or easy life.
Published by Stephen McClurg
Teaching literature and writing takes up most of my time. I like hot sauce and Jan Svankmajer movies.
1. Current Listening: Julia Holter: Aviary
2. Just watched Letter from Siberia (1958).
3. A Current Reading Project: History of the Peloponnesian War
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