Life at № 42 by E.M. Coutinho
So confusing! I opened an upstairs window this week to this image. People here let their grass go brown in summer. I went looking around and it seems everyone does it. This, of course, made me feel wasteful. Inadequate. But I don’t want brown grass as summer is when we use the garden the most.
And here’s what 40 looks like today:
The black stainless steel bracelet I had made arrived. I had my CBT phrase inscribed on it. Fiat lux. As in, when dark thoughts come into my mind, fiat lux. It’s a work in progress – but yes, it does help to have a reminder there to make an effort to not think terrible things.