Monthly Archives: December 2013

winging it

there are days in new york that have a natural flow of time and space and energy. you can just wing it and the current always takes you somewhere where you’d like to be, even places you never considered being. … Continue reading

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shy in NYC

so far it feels harder to be a shy person in new york than in previous years. this perplexes me. but then i realize that since I arrived here last night, i have mainly been in social situations with people … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Christmas eve

in brooklyn now, trying to figure out what to do with these cats i am responsible for tending over while my hosts are out of town. one of the cats, Bamboo, keeps rubbing up against the door that leads to … Continue reading

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self-serve

it’s been quite a week, hasn’t it?  i think it has. at work, they made me go through this ritual of giving this co-worker, who i am supposed to supervise, her annual performance review. i wasn’t quite sure how to … Continue reading

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window shopping

 

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Sunday Evening, Shortly Before Dinner

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restore

I spent the afternoon with my friend D. It seemed as if she had beaten breast cancer a few years ago, but just learned that it has spread to her bones, and the doctors have called it “incurable.” When I … Continue reading

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unpolarized

lately, people in public spaces have gotten so friendly here in my neighborhood. i’m not quite sure why this is. i’ve thought it might have something to do with the polar temperatures of late. somehow it feels like people can … Continue reading

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11:11 pm

mortality has lately been a great incumbrance of late. i partially blame this upon my job, not because of the job, but because of the benefits. specifically, life insurance. i really did not pay much attention to it until that … Continue reading

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newest therapist

i’m really excited about my new therapist. i felt this instant like of her that i hope is a good thing. i mean she just seems like someone who could be my friend in the real world. she’s just so … Continue reading

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The Optimal Margin of Illusion

A friend sent me an abstract for this article that i will no doubt be reading on the train today. perhaps i may report back to you on my findings. The Optimal Margin of Illusion Roy F. Baumeister (1989). The Optimal … Continue reading

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focus on forward focus

i can’t think of anything to blog about. does anyone out there have any particular requests? you know i do take requests, in case you were wondering. i forgot to mention that i am back in voice therapy and i … Continue reading

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dicey

i think i’m sort of in trouble (again). at least since the summer, i have under-performed at my job, in the mindset that i would be gone from there by the year’s end… and no one has really noticed. but … Continue reading

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after-party

i think i have partially figured out one possible way to break out of my creative slump. i notice that if i go out to see performances by friends or acquaintances and then hang around after the performances in the theaters … Continue reading

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