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Alternity

Alternity

I often dream of other mes, mes that are not me. These dreams make me wonder if I’m the me I’m meant to be? Perhaps I have it backwards, I am living the life I should, to allow all these other mes to be the mes they would. Perhaps my ... Read More
Reflections and (in?) a bit of digital art …

Reflections and (in?) a bit of digital art …

Our personal awareness of change varies. Some of us refuse to even acknowledge that things DO change. Others are terrified by anything changing, and fight it tooth and nail. Most of us lie somewhere between those extremes. But deny it or fear it all you want … change is inevitable. ... Read More
A beginning in An end

A beginning in An end

I started this year’s A to Z Challenge with the sentence: “Every ending is a new beginning.” In that post (Z end in Z beginning), I chose to make my version of the challenge Z to A. Today is the last day of this particular journey. In other words: I ... Read More

Energy

I often say that my life is governed by irony. I may not be unique in this, but it is definitely a defining characteristic of the choices I am faced with in my journey through life. It has become such a driving force for me that I would almost be ... Read More

Quality vs Quantity

I have never really quite been one with the rest of my peers (as may be obvious from the name of the blog). I am not going to assign blame. It is no more specifically society’s fault than it is my own. I see the world in a certain way, ... Read More

Voices

”“ Your inner voice is the voice of divinity. To hear it, we need to be in solitude, even in crowded places. A. R. Rahman Everyone has an opinion to offer. Whether a decision is potentially life altering, or as simple as what one’s favorite color is, everyone has an ... Read More

Windows (an ode)

It is often said that the eyes are the windows to the soul. There is little doubt of the truth of this observation … at least for those who pay attention. I believe that we can rearrange the words a bit and express another, more subtle truth: ”“ Windows are ... Read More

Ignore them, they will just go away (a.k.a. stick your head in the sand)

I am Jewish. I have no interest in religion. I personally think it is one of the worse inventions that came out of the mind of man. But I was raised in the Jewish tradition, and it is part of my history, a history of which I am NOT ashamed. ... Read More

Art (sort of)

Over the past few months I allowed myself to fall into a very negative space. This happens to me on occasion, but as I get older it seems I find it increasingly difficult to climb out of these holes when I fall into them. I also seem to find them more ... Read More

Even on the darkest day, the sun still rises

Today, when my dog woke me for her morning walk, it was dark. The sun had not yet risen, and the clouds were heavy. But the darkness also emanated from within; a shadow on my very spirit. Yesterday was 11/8/2016, Election Day in the US. It was the culmination of ... Read More