Tag Archives: time

the intern

It just occurred to me, at this very moment, at work, sitting here, at my computer, that my thoughts, my gut feelings are only connected to real life occurrences by sheer coincidence. I never thought I’d agree with anything related … Continue reading

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A little problem 

I’ve run into this little problem.  I may be dying faster than I had planned and I’m not quite sure what to do about it. I try to convince myself that this is just a minor setback. like a parking ticket. … Continue reading

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185 days or 26 weeks and 3 days or 129 working days or 56 nonworking days

Time period between January 4, 2016 and July 7, 2016 (exclusive) equals to: 185 days … or 26 weeks & 3 days … or approx. 6 months Between January 4, 2016 and July 7, 2016 (exclusive) there are: 129 working days (1032 hours), 56 non-working days including: 26 Saturdays, 26 Sundays, 4 federal holidays falling on weekdays At least 56 … Continue reading

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relishing

at an art opening tonight. i always run into people who i see maybe once or twice each decade. and now that so many decades have accumulated, it seems as if i see these people all of the time. usually, they will ask … Continue reading

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blob

my acupuncturist asked me today, “how was your weekend?” And I said “What?!!” I really could not come up with answer. I had to think about it. For quite a while. Eventually I admitted that I could not grasp the concept of a … Continue reading

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leaving

i’m starting to feel it again. winter is leaving. winter is leaving me again. o winter, how i pine for you to stay. if only you knew. is there anything i can do to convince to change your mind? it’s … 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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pre-existence

is it a sign of early senility when you keep losing track of the month or the season? i cannot tell if it’s April or January or October or May. maybe it just means that i have not found a fool … Continue reading

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in transition

i am trying to find a new way to write that does not allow sadness to creep in. i know this is going to take a lot of work, a lot of effort. and it has to be completely authentic. … Continue reading

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plan making

the earth is so young and i am so old. how can that be? i wasn’t planning on being this old, but the earth kept egging me on. and on. it told me “hey, you know there really is no … Continue reading

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untitled

i can’t tell if it’s healthy or not that all of the clocks in my one-bedroom apartment are set to a different time zone. i know this makes it harder to be in the present. But the non-linearity of it … Continue reading

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unattached

A perfect Chicago night, weather-wise. The frozen wind crashing into my face, free of judgment, free of violence and harm.  it made me feel alive and happy and free and un-alone for the first time since i saw you last, … Continue reading

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3 minutes

the city unfolds itself above me and who was i not to yield? granted i had often thought i would fold up within it but i have the dangerous habit of making assumptions when none are called for. but i … Continue reading

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anticipatory anxiety

i can’t figure out why i feel so annoyed today. is it too simplistic to place the blame on Starbucks who now wants to charge me 20 cents extra for decaff when it is i who should be charging them … Continue reading

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the wrong words

the world has been in places where i have not been, of late. everyone around me is singing songs i have never heard of, in unison. i don’t know how they memorize all of those words. and then they tell … Continue reading

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