Tag Archives: presence

my new pants

i was out wandering this neighborhood i had never been, looking for The Apartment, of course, when i ran into this person i had not seen in almost a decade, but who remains present as a Facebook friend. She waved to … Continue reading

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the best question

probably the strangest question during my 9 hour job interview last week was the final question: how would you like us to remember you? me? yes.  how i would like you to remember me? am i understanding that correctly? yes.  … Continue reading

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something

there are some who might say  you have a way of always taking nothing and turning it into something when it really really was nothing, but still, you made such a big deal out of it. and you just clung … Continue reading

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the desert stars

From Wind, Sand and Stars (1939)  by Antoine de Saint-Exupery Once again I had found myself in the presence of a truth and had failed to recognize it. Consider what had happened to me: I had thought myself lost, had touched … Continue reading

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backspace

there are moments when a person might wonder what is the purpose of having a blog? why even bother?  the things that are going on inside my head are not anything i would want anyone to see outside my head. … 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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