Category Archives: Life in General

Ferris Wheel

A note I found that I wrote in high school: The girl on the Ferris wheel doesn’t care what the people below do or think, but only that the sky is so close, she could bring some of the blue … Continue reading

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Rediscover

Do you ever forget your dreams?  You think you’re following them, but you get so wrapped up in whatever you’re doing that you forget what it felt like to love that thing and that dream. And then you see someone … Continue reading

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I Dream of Ireland

As always, I find myself missing Ireland.  Right now, I particularly miss Dublin and the Liffey, and I am consoling myself by reading The Road Round Ireland by Padraic Colum. Here’s an amazing quote from George Moore that Padraic includes in a discussion about Dublin … Continue reading

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Peace

The Lake Isle Of Innisfree – W.B. Yeats . I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the … Continue reading

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Ireland

Here’s a snippet of our time in Ireland: .     “You know, everyone in America is divorced, and I think I know why: it’s tailgating.  So, a man tells his wife that he’s going to leave at eight in … Continue reading

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Finally

A few random finallies (that is a word as of now): 1.  So, I’m finally swimming again, and, let me tell you, it feels so good.  I’ve actually been able to do a full 100 IM without feeling exhausted, which is … Continue reading

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Entreat Me Not To Leave You

This is a choral work I came upon that is far beyond any description I could give. It is well worth playing through a speaker system if you have one. The text is taken from Ruth 1:16-17, which reads, “And … Continue reading

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