The Absence of Fear

I try not to dwell on the past. I am someone who subscribes to the notion that one should live in the now, because that’s all there really is, isn’t it? There are times though, where you want to remember. It is the past that shapes the person that you are now and influences your […]

Outside the Box

Mark Twain once wrote “It ain’t what you know that gets you into trouble, it’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” As human beings we certainly have a narrow grasp upon what it is that comprises the universe. We live in little boxes that we call our homes and travel the same […]

To L On Her 2nd Birthday

L., we will be celebrating your second birthday in a few days.  I am writing this, not because I plan to read it to you and expect for you to understand it, but so that tomorrow when you wake up and you are thirty like your mother is now, you can read it, and maybe […]


As I sit here writing my first blog entry, I hear the clock ticking on the wall and realize that maybe my old obsession with time is coming to an end. Time has always been my enemy, everything in my almost three decades has felt like a rush against time, a rush to get things […]