Monthly Archives: September 2010

So Much to be Grateful for in My Lost-Forest.

Last night’s entry was a bit strange, I know. But there’s something to be said for being lost in one’s mind–and add to that the strange being-lost-in-the-internet! Yes, the imagination can run wild on the WWW. I like to think … Continue reading

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Lost in Wikipedia-Land

OK. Today I have a new idea of lost. LOST ON THE INTERNET. I had grand ideas about what I would accomplish today, and only one was successfully fulfilled: workout at the gym. Other than that, I was lost on … Continue reading

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Self-Memory

I didn’t want to write today. In fact, I didn’t want to think about writing. Last night, I didn’t see the point of reaching for anything anymore. I know these waves pass. And I told myself that as I walked … Continue reading

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Negative Capability

John Keats once wrote, while walking home with friends: “several things dove-tailed in my mind, and at once it struck me what quality went to form a Man of Achievement, especially Literature…I mean Negative Capability, that is, when a man … Continue reading

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Lost in the Met

I woke up this morning with a strange feeling I get quite frequently–when life is so busy and yet still at the same time, the disorientation somehow creeps into your sleep and, upon waking, you feel as though you’re in … Continue reading

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Signs, an Ant & Three Questions About Being Lost

Questions that came to mind today on the treadmill: what am I lost from? What am I searching for? Is there a point in this being-lost? I’ve always had the conviction that “everything happens for a reason.” Looking back on … Continue reading

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Change is Painful

“Grace changes us and the change is painful.” Flannery O’Connor Grace: A favor rendered by one who need not do so. I wasn’t going to post this evening. I am tired and honestly, I had researched a lot of material … Continue reading

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