The last time I was on a plane, I finished reading First Person Singular by Haruki Murakami. It left me feeling light. The stories themselves felt unapologetically unsophisticated; I wanted to find meaning in the short stories that I’ve come to believe simply isn’t there. The stories in the book are simply that, stories. And,… Continue reading The Languishing Unwritten Story
It’s been a long time since I’ve sat down to write. It feels like it’s been much longer than it should be. The pattern of my words is disjointed. But, tonight I fell into a familiar rhythm. After work, I stopped by the liquor store. The lights are low, there’s familiar music playing loudly enough,… Continue reading I started writing a letter
While out for dinner last night for the first time in over a year, I asked my friend, “What would you do if men had a 9 pm curfew?” Her right hand covered her chest and she told me that she caught a chill.
I have been repeating the words, “knit,” and, “purl,” for several days now. They have become the chant I sing in the evenings. “Knit, purl, knit, purl, knit, purl….”
I’ve had a note on my desk to write something about gumption for about a month now. Oddly, it’s been difficult to sit down and write it. I haven’t felt like it.
It wouldn’t be so frustrating if I would just accept the futility of constantly trying to figure out what I want to do with my time and resources. The more direction I give myself, it seems, the harder it is for me to continue down a productive, gainful path. I end up in the gutter… Continue reading Aiming for the spare | trying to figure it out, always and again
These days, it’s easy enough for me to fry up, boil, or even poach an egg. I can’t be doing much else, mind you, while I’m making breakfast because I have trouble managing multiple tasks simultaneously. This results in poor timing and cold toast.
I don’t know how to find the cable channels that I pay for. There should be 30 that I have access to among the 9999 in the guide. I’m not bothered, though.
A lot more happens in hallways than we are often aware of.