Don’t be Afraid

My school was in a "temporary" building that had been there since the 1950's. It was finally rebuilt in 2008. The old building had its charm, however, because the kids decorated the outside with art projects (officially) and graffiti (unofficially). My favorite was on the wall just as you approached the school: happiness is only... Continue Reading →

Imagine (That)

"The world's gone crazy" some have been saying. We've stopped the big economies of the world in order to save lives, and I'm surprised. Honestly and truly surprised. Why did I think no one cared? We haven't considered changing hardly anything to help the environment, and climate change seems just as dangerous. I'm convinced that... Continue Reading →

Umbrellas and Cows

There's a Handsome Family song that I love: "Everything that Rises Must Converge". The title is also a Flannery O'Connor story (and the name of a collection of stories), which I read recently and also loved. This title was borrowed originally from another writer, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. This from Wikipedia "The title Everything That Rises... Continue Reading →

Until I am not

My father is ill, and the idea of losing him makes me wonder about my place in the world. However here’s the thing; I’ve realized that I don’t believe I have a place in the world, other than the fact that I am here and I’ve created one. I don’t belong here, in the sense... Continue Reading →

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