“Hiker in a backpack walks along a narrow bridge in the jungle” by Christian Joudrey on Unsplash

Plan a Date With Yourself — You Know What Night You’re Free

I took a long walk the other day. I’d taken a sanity day from work, and decided to visit this great deli in the next town. I love eating there, but it’s not along any of my usual routes — going there requires a special trip.

Seeing your neighborhood on a day off is like being a kid and seeing your school on a weekend. The tranquility is both unnerving and…