This covers the week of 11/10/19 - 11/16/19.
"Just try to be a good person," he says to the group. "Don't compare yourself to others."
As we watch a movie that's hollow and pointless, the night hums around us.
The berries are enticing. They grow in tight, glistening bunches on the deep green leaves. "Don't eat any," one mother tells her kid. "Only the ones we give you. The ones we give you are safe."
We share a bag of popcorn in a courtyard enclosed by bricks.
The trees part, and I find a bench streaked with sunlight.
Many resolutions amount to futile gestures and relapses. (Oh, well. Try again.)
A delightful surprise left in my bag: a bar of 88 percent dark chocolate.