New Year’s Resolutions

Each year on New Year’s Day, I sit and contemplate the year, and years, past, as well as the year ahead. This year I do it in a campground, on the South coast of Western Australia, surrounded by my little family, old friends, and new temporary friends in a beautiful seaside setting, warmed by bright sunshine. Everyone is wearing board shorts and surf shirts. Kids are circling on their bicycles, and men cook bacon and eggs on the communal barbecues that are provided in every park across Australia. The sense of community among strangers is strong. It’s a million miles […]