my stars

Driving home from the city last night we saw something most spectacular.  All three of us saw it at the same time: a bright luminescent green shooting star went streaking across the sky from east to west in a delicate arc.  It shot slowly.  Bright at first, as always, and…

.crawling before walking.

So it’s like this… I’ve had vertigo.  I seriously had vertigo.  The kind of sickness that people joke about.  This is the sickness that, when I was a receptionist for a general contractor, we fired a guy for lying about having.  He was really home watching soap operas in his…

Threads

When I first began my blog it was because my friend Andrew suggested I start one.  I thought that I might write a little something every once in a while, maybe link to something I thought was interesting… I had no idea it would become this.  I am still not…

Walden, Part 2

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately… and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” ~~ Thoreau, Walden I’ve written about Walden Pond before.  And I’ve been inspired to…

Surprising Myself

A great realization occurred to me yesterday — during that moment right between a traffic light changing from yellow to red — that I can accomplish some remarkable things when I decide to do so.  I don’t really care to list them, these are things meant for quiet conversations when the…

how I feel about my life. Right Now.

Even though my thighs are about ready to plot a horrific mutiny on my body (another post for another day) I wanted to express exactly how I am feeling about my life right at this very second. This moment in time. I feel vibrant. I feel an explosion of life…