The Flowers Still Blossom 

My eyes opened. I was awake and not sure why. I turned to my side and looked at the clock and it was 5:24am – the flashing lights of the alarm lit up the entire room- it blinked to a dull rhythm. Then muted in the distance I heard the phone ring and my heart … Continue reading The Flowers Still Blossom 

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HAPPY NEW NOW!

So, as it seems, our life can be metaphorically extended into individual, and neatly packed, units of time.  Each new day we start over and our potentiality gets reset — we shower and cleanse ourselves for a new day and hope that, as Annie says, that the sun will come out (tomorrow).  Our optimism is … Continue reading HAPPY NEW NOW!

Learning to Die

Becoming aware of my own intoxication always seems to come to the forefront of my cognition through the same path as a wonderful idea— light-bulb flickers on and, voila, your drunk-self has arrived.  And it usually happens at some point after I have mentally drifted away for a bit and then some random and peculiar thing … Continue reading Learning to Die

On My Mission

Ever since childhood I have been obsessed with attending church and as a product of that obsession I have attended the church services of nearly 20 different religious traditions.  My fascination with religion was and is deeply rooted in what is essentially a deeply rooted fascination with the idea of death.  I remember as a … Continue reading On My Mission

Becoming: a brief Philosophical Examination of the TV Series Lost

I am well aware that the TV series Lost ended over four years ago and this examination is long overdue, but I recently re-watched the series and as it just concluded last night I had an Ah Ha moment and I think I have put it all together in my head. If you have seen … Continue reading Becoming: a brief Philosophical Examination of the TV Series Lost

Escape and Release

Part 1, Escape             All of this started several Sundays ago while I was minding my own business and doing my normal Sunday things. I woke up, made coffee, took the dog for a walk and then took a nice long shower. But afterward, I went back to bed, as I was feeling especially lazy … Continue reading Escape and Release