I’m thinking about my carefree 12-year old self this Labor Day weekend and feeling a bit of adult melancholy. What happened to those empty summer days we had ahead of us just three months ago? So many plans – dreams of pool-side drinks and long hikes and naps dancing in my head.
But now, it’s all over. My head is full of phrases like, “You better get busy” and a slight sense of dread.
Labor Day might be bringing up these feelings for you, too. There’s an emotional calendar to our lives and maybe, like me, you