The Strenuous Life

A year’s pattern

January's reminders slowly fill the void left by the fading holiday season. Amid the color of holiday lights stuffed into cardboard boxes and stray Christmas tree needles surfacing in corners, stomachs now feel a bit empty and souls a little less filled after the rush of family and friends. We have to go back to work and back to school and back to life without lights blinking in the periphery.

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