Rivers, Smiles, and Sun

At a certain point, we become aware that our lives have a certain trajectory.  Some believe that it has been preset since the day we are born.  We may choose to fight against it all we want, but that’s  wastefully pointless. It’s best to accept whatever course that you are on. Life is like a […]

I’m here for you! (As long as there’s drama)

Many years ago I stumbled upon a quirky, creative, and insightful movie.  This movie featured several scenes involving fairly prominent actors.  The short scenes totaled no more than several minutes each. Each scene highlighted a different theme ranging from humorous, to scientific, to melancholy, and even ironic. Each short had different actors.  In one, Bill Murray […]

Particulate

All of the particles left their source. They danced upon the breeze, pirouetted amongst the leaves, and tiptoed onthe curves of clouds. They sparked amongst the flames, chilled on the tundras of ice, bounded from rock to rock, and swam into the waves. They pulsed with happiness, and rolled with sadness, careened off nothingness, they […]

Anticipation-Letdown

Do you remember that intense excitement?  Do you recall the degree of anticipation?  Can you feel the intense desire for that highly sought after experience? Perhaps, when you were a young child, there was a planned trip to an amusement park.  You had the knowledge weeks in advance of the date of the trip.  As the […]

Elements of Progression

Eyes forward.  One foot in front of the other. Eyes forward.  One foot in front of the other. Eyes forward.  One foot in front of the other. I have a passion.  I really, truly, love to hike.  Sometimes I hike with friends, sometimes I hike alone.  Tandem hikes breed companionship, closeness, and understanding between two, […]