The best way to usher in the final moments of a turbulent decade is a head start on the transitional process, right?
A day does not oft go by without an encounter between commuters and the lifeless form strewn upon the pavement just before Les Halles. Though all signs point to a life passed on into the next, the tight grip of a coffee-chain cup prevents such final assertions. He lays there, quiet. Bodies pass without acknowledging […]
Why do I keep having dreams that feel all too familiar? As if I have experienced them before? I swear I find myself amongst my conscience’s projections and telling it that I’ve been here, done this. Three nights in a row?! Perhaps the reason for this sensation exists; one I am not yet willing to […]
The seasonal transition is felt most this time each year. As our clocks step backwards an hour, the days of eternal sun and warm breeze crawl further into memory. Soon we will forget the sensation of seeing the sun set before 6 PM. We will begin to mourn its departure ever sooner as the days […]
August 22, 2019 It’s a slender creature with a long and flowing tail. Does It really understand what Its purpose is besides surfacing every once in a while to spit truths? Not entirely, no. It just knows three things to be true. Those three things are: the mermaid’s passion for science, its existence in the […]
August 21, 2019 My childhood bedroom holds the unique status of being able to induce lucid dreaming for myself. Time and time again, I am able to summon up some stored common sense and call my subconscious out for tampering with reality. Often, when the realization strikes, I am left to deal with the aftermath […]
August 20, 2019 Something about being lost in the wilderness both frightens and inspires. Take it from me. It’s our first full day in the secret treasure that is Mark’s AirBnB 30 minutes outside of Cortez. An untouched wilderness sits just beyond a brown picket fence. Just beyond a well-manicured lawn and thoughtfully placed decor […]
August 19, 2019 We left the northern corner of Colorado today. Rising early to catch the sunrise, we watched with our coffees before hitting the road. The southern corner now awaits us and, as I drive, I reflect. Here are the things I learned in Walden, Colorado.
August 18, 2019 7:00 AM Yannis rouses from slumber just after I do. I am sitting perched upon the leather couch in the main room. Sky is slowly waking herself up as Yannis and I conference over the evening before. The sky was unlike any we’d ever seen and we spent the return leg of […]
August 17, 2019 You can’t appreciate your own world without the company of people you love. A tribute to the humans I love, have loved, will love. The number is small but meaningful. Existing in a world of social media, nonstop news coverage and a near dependence on smart phones blinds me often from what […]