reflecting on 2011
And I’m going to do this very quickly… It was the year of discomfort. Some less than pleasant events, some ridiculous highs, some exciting adventures accompanied by the thrill of possibility. Some hard decisions and learning to be more assertive when there is no amount of diplomacy that can help. Some questions that will likely remain unanswered. Some wondering if I really know what...
A few new items in the past few weeks, and more to come soon.
The most sordid of all havens, the corner, deserves to be examined.– Gaston Bachelard
this Christmas just felt different
So certainly at this hour, I probably should be sleeping. But I’m full of thoughts (as per usual) and figured I should blog them before they completely escaped me. I’d say I had a pretty good holiday. It didn’t feel anything like usual. Whatever usual is. I’m really no expert on ‘normal’. The typical attendees at any holiday gathering for me are my parents,...
Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears.– Albert Camus
The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.– Blaise Pascal
I like words. So many to characterize the human experience. I have been pondering what it is to forget… or to be forgotten. We don’t like not remembering things we need to know. Sometimes we need to regurgitate knowledge that once seemed easily accessible (job interview, anyone). As humans, we lose things. Lose track; lose sight; sometimes lose our way. * * * Memory, noun: the...
We pass the time of day to forget how time...