September thoughts

Even though it has been a long time since I was in school, September still always feels like a new year to me. Summer’s over, vacations are done, everybody’s work life gears back up after a slow August. It seems like a good time to reassess one’s life, more so than January does.

This feels especially true for me this year. The summer brought lots of milestones in my personal life, from home-buying to marriage. With those milestones, I’ve begun reassessing my work life, too, figuring out what I want to do next. When you do one thing for a long time, and (for the most part) enjoy it, it’s hard to imagine going out on a limb to try something else. But this year, I’m feeling more emboldened. I hope I can hang on to that feeling long enough to make something happen.

Sorry this is rather cryptic, but I’m not terribly ¬†comfortable talking openly on the web about my work. I just have been thinking about lots of stuff in the last few days, and this September seems like a fresh start. When I was kid, I used to feel sad when the weather would start to turn, sad that summer was over and that cold weather was coming. But the whiff of fall in the air (yes, there’s a tiny bit of it, even in Southern California!) feels like opportunity this year. Here’s hoping it’s an excellent September for everyone.

And just for fun, here are some photos, taken on Monday in Boston, of delicious-looking treats. Yum!

One response to “September thoughts”

  1. Stella says:

    I like the fact that the Jewish new year is in September…seems highly appropriate and gives us all a stab at at least two new starts each year.

    Love the Boston treats! xxx