When the babysitter complained that the people at Savannah’s church camp “are really into that whole God-thing,” and then scrunched her face in disgust, I had to fight to keep my sarcasm in check.
“Quelle horror!” I wanted to say.
The church camp is in the heart of Manhattan’s Financial District, right off Wall Street and a stone’s throw from the New York Stock Exchange, so I found it ironic this was her concern.
As God as my witness, someday I’ll find those books, pencils and erasers that habitually disappear minutes before doing homework.
Trust your instincts, that’s where true wisdom manifest itself. Oprah Winfrey
When I received the editor’s note complimenting my writing, but suggesting I consider reworking the piece so there’s a lesson for readers, I groaned. Deep down I knew she was right, though personally had abandoned the quest for aha moments years ago, just around the time I discovered my therapist had an eating disorder.