Put in an application today to rent a tiny efficiency apartment in the walk-out basement of a 1920s bungalow in a quiet older neighborhood in my town. It opens out onto a lush garden that is home to two chickens -- the upstairs tenants are into urban farming.
My Significant Mother thinks I'm a fool to spend money like this, with the economy what it is. But even in a 3-bedroom condo, living with another person takes its toll. I need the separate space, a cloistering.
Committing to create a separate, dedicated space -- of whatever size or shape! -- takes just as much faith in the unknown as smoothing out a new sheet of paper or opening a new file on the computer. So here goes.
About Joy Shayne
Causes Joy Shayne Laughter Supports
WFHB Community Radio, The Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center, The Lakota Language Consortium, Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism, Seeds of...