The Mossletter 2

Hey Friends,

I don’t know about you — but during these trying times, we’re doing our level best to grill & chill right now … Do you find yourselves dusting off those old cookbooks and getting back into the kitchen? Baking more? Making more cocktails? (All of the above?)

My two cents? Stay active. Get lost in a project. Build something. Make that thing you’ve always wanted to see in the world. Oh — and the other key part of this? Go easy on yourself. Don’t sweat it. Don’t stress about it. It doesn’t need to be perfect — just play like a kid with a box of crayons.

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🖋 Parting Words

What we find is that if you have a goal that is very, very far out, & you approach it in little steps, you start to get there faster. Your mind opens up to the possibilities. — Mae Jemison, Engineer, Physician, Astronaut