Navigating The Big Emptiness of January

Fog over the Hudson — Photo by Author

The first few days of January were foggy and unseasonably warm. It was the kind of fog that erased entire swaths of the landscape and made it impossible to see around the next bend. When the great haze finally lifted, the temperature plummeted and I found myself facing three months of colorless winter.

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Essayist, content writer, bereaved parent. I love birds, mushrooms, trees, my amazing kid, & a very tiny poodle. Featured in Human Parts, GEN, Marker & OneZero.

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Jacqueline Dooley

Jacqueline Dooley

Essayist, content writer, bereaved parent. I love birds, mushrooms, trees, my amazing kid, & a very tiny poodle. Featured in Human Parts, GEN, Marker & OneZero.

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