And I set my foot upon the air and it carried me. Und ich setzte meinen Fuß in die Luft und sie trug. – Hilde Domin May I continue to be carried, as I walk on… air, sunshine, fire… …especially once I reach the water.
It makes me smile and laugh every time. And it teaches me something new every time. With that said – enjoy! And – to outdoor pianos! — pp. 52-53 of The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls Shortly after we moved into the depot, Mom decided that what we really needed was a piano. Dad found […]
Goodness, how right my Mama was about the deepening thing. As I’m moving from undergrad to grad and from DC to Boston and, really, from setting the (professional) stage to slowly starting to explore the set on it, I’m spending three months at home. To, as my Mama so rightly stated the other day, deepen […]
I’ve been rereading a lot this summer. On the train, at the bus station, on our porch, in my Dad’s big arm chair, in bed, at my desk, on the kitchen counter, in the morning, in the sunshine, in the moonlight, at the sea, and in the sand, I’ve been rereading stories that have once moved […]
Woke up cold one Tuesday, I’m looking tired and feeling quite sick, I felt like there was something missing in my day to day life, So I quickly opened the wardrobe, Pulled out some jeans and a T-Shirt that seemed clean, Topped it off with a pair of old shoes, That were ripped around the […]
Sometimes I get upset about something that seems big in the moment and that is, in fact, in that moment absolutely valid. And then it’s good to take a deep breath and ask myself: Will it matter in 7 seconds? Will it matter in 7 minutes? Will it matter in 7 hours? Will it matter […]
Thank you, America, for presenting me with the question Where are you from? and the answer I’m from [first home]. And from [second home], [third home], and [so on]. And I live in [this special place that I also call ‘home’ but that’s potentially very different from the previous three/… places]. I feel home [being here/doing/eating/wearing… […]