Every Monday, I write for the Middle Places blog. Today I am writing about Beginnings, which makes it the perfect day to open the Mo’Joy Blog.

I’m about to break the minimalist code here with my next few words: I am a sucker for new things.
Fortunately for me, the list of things I actually want to acquire is small so I can keep the impulse pretty well in check, but I do love new things with my whole heart: new books, new notebooks, a new set of pens, new foods, new clothes. I love new, which means the two weeks after Christmas and into New Year is literally my favorite time of the entire year, every year.

I know most of you are groaning now that I am “one of those people.” I am.

Read the rest at Middle Places