My Apartment

When my mother visited us the day after Christmas, she said something that made me chuckle.  She said, “You should consider becoming an interior designer.”  My mom clearly does not read enough Apartment Therapy (guilty pleasure).  It may be because she hasn’t been in the apartment since our moving day six months ago, but I […]

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boo-hoo

Some days, I wake up and just feel like garbage.  Take today, for example.  My ears are ringing, I’ve got a tension headache, my eyes are sticky and heavy, my teeth hurt, my head is too heavy for my neck – et cetera, et cetera.  In short, boo-hoo, I don’t feel well and I’m darned […]

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My Eureka Moment

I feel like I am forever waiting for my eureka moment.  It’s a moment of joy, of satisfaction.  A eureka moment is something special, a breakthrough, if you will.  It’s the sort of thing that will change your life. The term “eureka” is believed to have been coined by Greek philosopher Archimedes.  It translates to […]

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the worth of a life

There has been a lot of speculation in philosophy, music, writings, and film about the value of a life.  How much is your life worth?  What makes it valuable?  We see people that tally themselves up by the amount of money they have – others, by the amount of money they give away.  Some by […]

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green

I have always looked at the world with a weighted eye – seeing the things that are, then imagining what I think ought to be instead.  As a child, it is an endearing habit.  Children see trees and think of an enchanted forest – they see playgrounds and imagine them into palaces. As an adult, […]

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