It is odd for me, whose face is transparent glass for all to see though to my emotional mind, to say that I doubt I would ever write a memoir. Blogging is a sort of living memoir for some, especially those who use it like a diary of daily moods and events, but the actual … Continue reading My life is wonderful because you are in it.
I love the word ennui. It sounds the way it feels. I don't love the way it feels. I'm reading "Of Human Bondage" by W. Somerset Maugham, and it is filling me with despair. A journey without ending, a life without meaning, without brilliant success or everlasting love. It is just a life, punctuated by the … Continue reading Why am I doing this?
I'm on the back of a galloping horse, flying along a narrow path bordered with cacti, I can't even scream because all I can think of is, don't fall off. That moment etched itself into my brain. It will be there with a few other indelible memories, some good, some bad, not all nearly as exciting, until … Continue reading Don’t Fall Off
I've lost my fear of failure, and I'm in no rush to replace it. I'll encounter failure again, in dark alleys and low lit corners, but I will see it as only a friendly former foe with an age-crooked back and dull, flaky claws. The rejections arrive as sleeping breaths, inevitable, slow and deep. They … Continue reading Still Life