Life is hard right now. There are good things coming. I keep reminding myself of these good things.
  1. 5.
    Paul Simon is releasing a new album and going on tour this year. I'm thrilled. I have had one sided love for Mr. Simon for most of my life.
  2. 4.
    I'm seeing Welcome to Night Vale this April. All hail the glow cloud.
  3. 3.
    I read this book in two days. It was enveloping and made me wish for grey skies and stormy seas.
  4. 2.
    I will be teaching a nine week creative writing course starting next week! I've coached a lot of students through nonfiction this year, so I'm so so thrilled for some fiction.
  5. 1.
    I'm getting married in July. I'm hoping it's more like the happiness in this gif, rather than the moment of sharp realization that follows this jubilation in The Graduate.