Keeping Good Company

I want to be around people that do things. I don’t want to be around people anymore that judge or talk about what people do. I want to be around people that dream and support and do things.

– Amy Poehler

The Rain At Home

Dusk is falling out the window: my feet are tired, my body aches. I’m staring, bleary, sighing, slowly, sipping a beer, welcoming the evening air, and I am in New Orleans, and Golden Meadow, and Mexico City, and Amsterdam, and Delhi, and Phnom Penh, and Tokyo, and it is raining, …

Reining in Wanderlust 

I work hard to fill my life with positive information. Both on and off the internet, I make sure that the ideas that cross my path inspire me and serve as constructive stimulation. In this vein, I’ve learned to seek out art, literature, and travel. This works pretty well. When …

Moving to Wake Up

I packed everything I own back into my backpack tonight. Not sure what hit me harder: how little time it took, or how completely I’d managed to settle it all into this rented room in a month. It was shown in little ways, in the places for everything, the table …

In Memoriam

This is written for a memory, and the sad truth is that memory fades. As we grow older, our pasts are more often than not reduced to recollected snapshots, sentiments, and vague impressions. So many parts of our lives are lost to time. So many people in our lives are …