Monthly Archives: July 2012

something i never knew

specifically, kayaking. the 2nd time in my life… the first being almost 20 years ago on the most beautiful river imaginable, the Wailua River in Kauai. the 2nd being the surprisingly choppy and almost shockingly warm waters of Lake Michigan. … Continue reading

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there is a choice … isn’t there?

between writing and eating raw almonds and listening to Debussy. i think i cannot do more than one at the same time. i fear i am a liar and a scoundrel. I just sent an email to my therapist, informing … Continue reading

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over-caffeinated and under-funded me

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the personal chef

I met a woman from Chattanooga tonight who stopped herself en route to Honduras to stay in Chicago several months ago and now she cannot leave. She has been living with a family and cooking their meals. And then cooking … Continue reading

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“nothing’s perfect,” sighed the fox. “my life is monotonous. I hunt chickens; people hunt me. All chickens are just alike, and men are just alike. So I’m rather bored. But if you tame me, my life will be filled with … Continue reading

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2652

tonight i was trying to count the number of people i don’t know. i counted at least 1000 of them at Millennium Park tonight for Beethoven’s 5th. And I don’t think any of them really could figure out who i … Continue reading

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post-therapy

another cycle begins where i realize that therapy (psychotherapy) is an exercise in futility. how many lifetimes of $$ i have bled to feed this ravenous appetite for who knows what? this week, when the therapist began with the question… … Continue reading

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maybe some day you will read this… and discover me

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tonight’s apology…

i started to write an apology to my dear friend C, only to realize i am too embarrassed to write about this or post this on Tumblr, even though there is really nothing to worry about because I can assure … Continue reading

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a perfect, penultimate, quintessential  work of art… everything I aspire to… it’s all right here. quite Warholian (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

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another job interview today. this time on Skype. there i was, blathering away these incoherent meandering answers, only to find when I eventually stopped blathering that the audio had cut out and my interviewers had not heard a single thing … Continue reading

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when you were poked and paraded, led astray and humiliated… me

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watching kayakers kayak along the Chicago River yearning for oneness with the elements distracted by the sewage that cast a pall in the water and in the air the kayers were undeterred. actually they floated on. but lo, I could … Continue reading

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another thing about summer is how it smells like flowers or trees or walnuts or deodorant or people who might be well served by deodorant or beer or too much cologne too much perfume  or tar… or spores.  you are … Continue reading

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