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 […]


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, […]

The Erosion of Time

Do you remember photo albums? Do you remember the true photo albums, and not the 10101010 holding spot associated with your “library” on your computer? Do you recall the plasticine pages that stuck to each other, smelling of a weird amalgamate of chemicals, needing to be surgically peeled from one another to advance the memories? […]


The tourniquet is an implement that is used to save lives. It is applied to the body near a catastrophic fissure that is causing the person to lose incredible amounts of blood.   Without the tourniquet, the person would experience exsanguination, and eventual death, resulting from excessive blood loss, as a consequence of their wound or […]

Trust, Depend, Follow.

If you are supposed to trust your gut, and rely on the thoughts in your head, then definitely, certainly, absolutely, do not follow your heart. It will lead you wildly astray from sense, logic, reason, and rationale.  The path it forges will enter the darkest, most dense, forest of confusion. It will lead you into emotional wilderness, blazing a dusty trail […]

Sieve – Catcher

There’s a dark lake, that shimmers, quivers and pools. It draws one unto, obsidian oblivion, and pulls. Its nothing enthralls, beckons, and draws you to dip your hand in. Submerge to your wrist, in total blackness. and try to grab hold. When your hand draws back from that infinite lack, nothing’s to behold. But all out of sight in the […]