The last few years have been an upheaval for me as I transitioned to being a single person. Perhaps I could define them as lilac and indulgent in their best moments. It’s taken longer to re-establish than I’d like, mainly for pandemic reasons. The independence to make decisions without consulting anyone else has been refreshing. Moving ahead, I aim to concentrate more on personal goals, and less on interim comforts. I will call selfish violet this intention to build an inward intensity of focus on what’s important for 2022.