within my mind inside the cabinet behind the door below the radar under the carpet out the window between the cracks through the floor in the dark away, away, away….
Human beings must be known to be loved, but Divine beings must be loved to be known.-Blaise Pascal Do you think so?
She was one of my little sister’s interesting friends. That was the only kind of friend my little sister had: interesting ones. One of them was an aspiring actress. She was also a dancer and possessed a control of her bodily movements that I found Intimidating. Once, while we were talking (about what?) at the … More Regret
Our family rooted for the Giants on Sunday night– and this, to the mild (perhaps) dismay of my sister Emily, who lives in western Mass and so, of course, was rooting for the Patriots. We did root for the Patriots when they were in the Super Bowl six years ago, but that was when they … More Sports and Other News
So I am unbelievably sick right now. My eyes are burning and my throat is starting to feel All Closed Up and I really should be over this by now but I guess I’m not. I’ve just finished writing up lesson plans and instructions for the (really wonderful) fellow who is subbing for me tomorrow. … More Whatever
Everyone seems to have an opinion on the Way It Should Be, don’t they? There Is A Way, it would seem, to write a Christmas letter, to send a holiday greeting, to make annual contact with loved-ones far-flung. And everyone’s opinion is Different. For example, some people feel Absolutely Certain that the Christmas letter should … More Christmas Correspondence, Part II
The digital thermometer has taken up residence on the kitchen windowsill. On the counter, just to the left of it, stand two bags of cough drops, two bottles of Junior Motrin, and two packages of chewable Children’s Tylenol. Also present is a long-neglected and, until recently, barely used bottle of Robitussin. I had to reach … More Respiratory Flu
“Life happens for sure, but most of it is just the same thing every day with different weather and clothes.” I read that on my friend Heather‘s blog. So true, so true. In the respite from the busy-ness that the weekend affords me, thoughts along these lines have been a quiet melody in the back … More Thoughts From a Friend