Yearning for Something Yet Unknown: A Stream of Unconscious Longing

I’m wearying to escape into that glorious world, and to be always there: not seeing it dimly through tears, and yearning for it through the walls of an aching heart: but really with it, and in it.Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights The peepers are singing in the cool Spring air. Night has fallen like an old … Continue reading Yearning for Something Yet Unknown: A Stream of Unconscious Longing

Jotting Down History: Why Journaling Is More Important Than Ever

(Diaries are) better than novels, more accurate than histories, and even at times more dramatic than plays.”Arthur Ponsonby, as quoted in Thomas Mallon’s “A Book of One’s Own” I received my first journal when I was in 4th grade and I have kept one every year since then.  I’m an on again/off again diarist – … Continue reading Jotting Down History: Why Journaling Is More Important Than Ever