Maybe it's the looming election but recent weeks have held a particular weight. One little thing I've found comfort in lately is selecting what I opt into, and out of; remembering that there's such a thing as choice. I give myself permission to dip in and out as I choose — in some cases, like the below, to glean a little meaning (or just five minutes of distraction) from a stranger's life.
Carissa Gallo, Los Angeles
“There is something very interesting yet heartbreaking about a bird indoors.”
Jenny Mulder, Austin
Business owner, Ceramicist
"Is that what grace is? I’m always wondering what grace is."
Anna Gray, NYC
"There was a lot of wine and lot of clams and it was very fun."