Here are two Cape Cod Notebook essays from this year end I have yet to post over here:
The essay I find myself thinking about the most this winter is this one,here and now, from August. Lately I have been thinking that the two things that worry me the most are ideas of birth and death. And I guess, everything in between.
It was a good year for reading. Some of the books I enjoyed the most this year were:
The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd
Casting Into the Light by Janet Messineo
Outpost by Dan Richards
The Great Beach by John Hay
The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel
some of the books I re-read every year are:
The Outermost House by Henry Beston
The House on Oyster Creek by Heidi Jon Schmidt
Thoreau’s Cape Cod
I seriously revised a manuscript and wrote two more this year. Every year I wonder what ideas will come to me and I continue to be surprised that they do. All the words add up.
Perhaps best of all, I took so many walks in the sand with wonderful people.
See you in 2020.