just questions…

i have been wondering about something... how is it that you can have hundreds of "friends" yet feel so totally alone? is this what the world is going to be like forever? all of us holed up inside, poking away at our keyboards, sharing pictures and stories? i am not trying to get a ton [...]

amazing youth…

it's graduation day here... memorials abound when normally sighs of relief and partying into the night are de rigueur ... one of their own is gone, taken quickly and with no warning... we adults are stung, still reeling but moving along and forgetting the pain more and more each day... the youth ("kids" sounds too juvenile) here [...]

thoughts… again

had to apologize the other day... for being an arrogant know it all... while thinking about the result it occurred to me that knowing yourself and apologizing when the not so nice bits manifest isn't easy... but it is soul clearing and a clear lesson on watching and thinking about what you say to others... [...]

retreat

it’s time to retreat, to move inside, to figure out where to go next. the barriers are back up and it makes it hard to feel others. this ability isn’t easy and so there is nothing left. wishing to fit in, to ask for acceptance is silly in light of true emotions. everyone has the [...]