Monthly Archives: September 2012

avoid, resist, embrace

it turns out that avoiding and resisting may sometimes be advantageous in the sense of giving me more time to gather information about what i may be avoiding… after all, i’m an information gatherer… whether my avoidance is really attuned … Continue reading

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Turbulent on the inside. …

Turbulent on the inside. Frosty on the outside.

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avoid, resist

so many things to avoid doing today. i didn’t have time to count or attend to them all. so many phone calls i didn’t return. so many decisions to avoid, resist.  i’m not sure what to do with them all. … Continue reading

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disjunction

even a Lost Pedestrian has some sense of direction everyone once in a while. but sensing it and actually getting there… sometimes there’s a bewildering disjunction. It’s amazing how far I can lean forward in one direction, only it turns … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur eve

So far, i have atoned very minimally, if at all. i woke up with a yearning to atone, but really, what constitutes atonement? forgiveness for my moments of selfishness that were really not about acquiring things, but more selfish, perhaps, … Continue reading

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i saw a half-moon rising tonight …

and felt immediately responsible for the other half. its safety and whereabouts and i will take this with me when i enter sleep in a few minutes after a day on which i could never get a proper handle, on … Continue reading

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i can’t stop eating fruit

but what I really want is a bag of potato chips. i’ve spent most of the day eating other things precisely to avoid eating potato chips. as I type these words, I am eating my 4th apple of the day. … Continue reading

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confidence, day 2

day 2 of my feigning confidence experiment. it’s off to a rough start so far. we all were sitting across from each other in this conference room. at the conference table. i guess it was my turn to speak, but … Continue reading

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this thing between us

dear imaginary reader, i’m not quite sure how to express this, but lately I’ve been feeling this growing sense of schism between us. like lately it just feels like everything’s out of sync. i’m not saying that this is either … Continue reading

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Transfigured

i’ve been thinking a lot about transfiguration today. After reading the Rolling Stone interview with Bob Dylan and how he was transfigured from another Bob Zimmerman who died in a motorcycle crash a few years before Dylan’s crash and they … Continue reading

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right on

friday is my only 9-5 day of the week (the plight of the underemployed)… but still there are certain rituals attached to it. Like when I arrive, I always say to the very nice woman who always sits at the … Continue reading

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help wanted

take haste in your writing tonight, Lost Pedestrian, take haste for the moment of curfew is at hand! said the voice Today confronted with my perennial issue. the sense of always feeling like an intruder, that hounds  me everyday. constant … Continue reading

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fight or flight

a day unremarkable enough to write nothing about, but i don’t want to fall into the bad habit of not writing at all. but really, if you happen to be reading this, i would be grateful to you for setting … Continue reading

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inalienable right

I wonder if I’ve mentioned to you that my MacBook Pro weighs like 60 pounds. So I don’t really  take much pleasure in carrying it around, but I live such a vagabond life that it’s becoming increasingly difficult for me … Continue reading

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(not) good at things

I’ve been searching astrological sites on the Web to see if Mercury is in retrograde because everything has felt a bit off for the past 2 days, technologically, logistically, communicationally, socially, workfully. and then finally, almost at the day’s end, … Continue reading

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