versions of the truth

Layered Grief

The stages of my grief have been layered and surprising. I am still struck by the sense of absence that is so quickly swallowed up by the space around me as if the absence doesn't exist even though I feel it within me still. What is it about the day to day of existence that… Continue reading Layered Grief

versions of the truth

Creating Space for Grief – Part One

We're currently living in a world of extreme contradiction--extreme wealth and extreme poverty, extremely safe and extremely dangerous, increasingly connected and increasingly fragmented. Our inner worlds are plagued with anxiety, depression and loneliness even as aspects of our circumstances arguably promise joy, friendship and stability. Generations have been building to our modern prosperity in the… Continue reading Creating Space for Grief – Part One

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Health Issues and Writing Revelations

Since my last post I have been struggling a lot with health issues. I have been writing, editing and continuing on creative posts but I've been a bit absent here.I'm still waiting to hear back about tests but the issues I have been experiencing are highly likely to be related to my thyroid because I've… Continue reading Health Issues and Writing Revelations

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Sublime Beside Mundane

If you'd like, I would like to invite you into my life. It has a daily quality that is terribly routine and perhaps mundane--the life of the mind does not thrive in chaos although it is often molded in that chaos to seek something more ordered. When I was a young writer I basked within… Continue reading Sublime Beside Mundane

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New Year, New Design and some Reznor rebuttal

With a new year, already into the third month, I want to refresh my methodologies for this site. As before it remains a bit of an experiment. Recently I read a blurb on Riotfest about how "Trent Rezenor Doesn't Give a Fuck About Your Facebook Account". The link to the full interview doesn't work but… Continue reading New Year, New Design and some Reznor rebuttal

fear of failure

Lost along the path

The last couple of years I have been promising myself I would participate in (and win) NaNoWriMo. There have been two years in which I won. I'm convinced it was a fluke. Not that I doubt that I'm a writer. My cousin once told me that you're not a writer unless you're published. They were… Continue reading Lost along the path