After Jill’s latest post, I am posting a few thoughts of my own. We are not alone in the sense of delirium. We are not alone in knowing no other recourse than to charge in every direction all at once, or the desire to leap out a window not for ending life but for ending [...]
Month: February, 2009
Some days I feel like I’m going just a bit crazy. This feeling is ‘common’ or so they say in the grief literature. Still, when one is experiencing said crazy spell, it can be a tad disconcerting. Take tonight (really week) for instance. I started a new job on Monday, which for the most part [...]
Valentine’s Day. For many, this is the day to reestablish old commitments; celebrate romance and companionship; and dust off last year’s lingerie. For the unattached, Valentine’s Day is a day to brazenly call in a reservation for one at a swanky restaurant, and/or hoover vast amounts of chocolate at fairly quick intervals. For the Lawlers, V-day has [...]
…we love you and miss you terribly.
To all that loved Craig and our Mom, hope you do something special for yourself in commemoration and share it on this blog.
Here’s to Mom and Craig…
I must have “come harass me” tattooed on my forehead. It seems I’ve had the run of the luck these days with random seedy gentleman making me pay for being out at night.
New Year’s Eve
To many, New Year’s Eve was a moment of rebirth, renewal, resolution to make the next year better than the year before. [...]
It’s Thursday night in Bangkok and I’m taking a quiet night for myself. I’ve been here for over a month now, and still feel a bit scattered in my skin. For almost a year, I had been building up for this return, and was nervous to come back to a life left on pause. Six [...]
Despite its constancy, time has an almost bipolar way of slowing down to a point of restless panic and speeding up leaving little time for reflection. There is so much to say, so many moments left undefined, yet not nearly enough time or mental space in which to properly address them. Instead of journal pages, [...]