On my way to Salem. I have five students there now. So I think I can justify the weekly trips. I truly enjoy the bus ride. It gives me a nice break from life. Not that I really need a break from LIFE, but the hour long bus ride gives me space to breathe and let go of the feeling that I need to be doing something. Instead I am just being something. And what is it actually that I am being? Ah, such deep thoughts . For now I am being content. I am not in this frame of mind often. It feels good. I am feeling peaceful in this moment. When I get off the bus, I will take a pleasant
walk to The Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant for lunch. Then another walk through downtown Salem, past the state capital to the transit station to my bus to my first student's house. We just passed semi truck carrying a load of pumpkins. It truly is fall!! :) And fall has always been my favorite season.