• Inspired Home Magazine,  Personal Writing

    Take a running leap

    This story originally appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of Inspired Home magazine. Happy New Year. It’s 2020. It’s a leap year. That’s a lot going on for one year. Think about it: we are 20 years into the new millennium. One fifth of the way through this century. Weren’t we all just worrying that all of our technology was going to abruptly stop when the clock turned to midnight on January 1, 2000? That was 20 years ago. In the blink of an eye, the phrase, uttered in Barbara Walters’ distinct voice, “This is 2020,” has a new, more serious meaning. We are moving quickly through time—perhaps too quickly…