An airtight box


Dear Reader, In writing to you today I am pretending that you are one person, instead of the unwieldy and three-dimensional herd of actuality. It’s kind of hard talking personally to a herd. Condense yourself if you will. There, that’s better. You and I are sitting together over tea. I want to talk to you […]

April 4, 2013

Drummer girl

Brain things

I watched a baker layer silk on velvet. Fresh raspberries, cream, chocolate. Hazelnut, liqueur, and curls. Decadence on a plate, flawlessly arranged. Tantalizing. Perfect. A hundred and six comments. You will never be a great cook. I watched an author sculpt wonder with his words. Awaken feeling. Evoke character. Wrap sense and subtlety in layers […]

February 9, 2013

Hello world!


Confession: I love to learn. This blog is a place for me to talk about learning: fresh ways I am finding hope and energy. I feel most alive when I am discovering something new, stretching my skill set, researching something I’m not good at, taking a step toward living what I have come to care […]

March 22, 2012