Kara Gordon

Returnings

A fortnightly letter to the people going at 100 miles an hour. We all have the things that keep us grounded: to-do lists, morning routines, communities, and rituals to keep us sane. But when things get tough, they often fall to the wayside. Here's a reminder to refuel.

A birthday letter

Why do we mark our time on Earth by the number of times we go around the Sun? It's a celebration of life, maybe, but I can't help but think about it as Congratulations, you didn't die.

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How We Change

I called my mother and my college roommate excessively. I had a therapy appointment the next day (yes, I planned it that way). An old friend from Boston drove down that weekend. I cried a lot.

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Happy Summer!

Over the years, I've discovered there are things we come back to, rhythms we return to. With Returnings, it is my hope to explore these with you and to create a conversation about how we use going back to propel us forward. 

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