Note: I've been incredibly sick with a cold over the past few days which has moved down into my chest. My lungs: feeling like old used car parts, sounding like an old engine that can barely get started. All this has made me virtually incapacitated over the past few days, and I should also note …

we should be Buddhas or little brothers and sisters we should be the most gentle beings we should repair our lives and our relationships we should help to lighten the burden of strangers we should forgive old friends of their misdeeds we should reach out into the world through the threat of violence and malice …

sketchy Wifi lately here at the coffee building to explain my LJ absence if you are following my Dostoevsky notes here is an interesting thread discussing the author and his novel Crime and Punishment more writing soon...

I splurged for much needed sleep and now here I am, up here with minutes left to write and my hair all messed up like a cartoon character. My moods are pretty good these days. I haven't felt any kind of major emotional plummet, which is good, even if it only lasts for a little …

The sky has cleared up, it's all in a bright blue, clear as it can possibly get, and I'm in pretty good spirits. Much of what goes on at work and life in general, I have to sort and process and make sense of (this is what all people do, I believe, consciously or not). …

Post-birth

Unceremonious to discover fleas in the bed at such a late hour. One on you. Oh, one on you, too. The source of bites from the weeks passed is discovered here. Now we twitch in paranoia. Scratch reddened inflammations. It is good to sit and read and write. I'm glad to have this morning time …