“The personal essayist writes, I think, for himself and people – even though he has never met them – he assumes are potentially his friends.”

The Personal Essay: A Form of Discovery by Joseph Epstein

That’s exactly why I write the things I do, in the hope that someone out there will connect with me through my experiences. I don’t even need to know you and we have moved humanity forward by sharing the things we love, the books we’ve read, and the events that have changed us.