After the Fall

Autumn has officially begun and with it comes the strange melancholy that usually accompanies it for me.  I baked a gingerbread Bundt cake over the weekend, which put me in the mood for the new slant of the light.  Of course, baking was quick since a heat wave also hit – the last bad gasp of … More After the Fall


“Fichte replied, ‘We create the world not out of our imagination, but out of our sense of duty.  We need the world so that we may have the greatest possible number of opportunities to do our duty.  That is what justifies philosophy, and German philosophy in particular.’ . . . . Fritz suddenly stood still … More Adrift

We are the Walrus

Last night an old man in a striped suit and heavy felt trilby hat sat in front of me on the subway. “All of us,” he said loudly.  “All of us,” more thoughtful.  “All of us,” agitated now.  It was then that I realized he wasn’t saying “all of us,” he was saying “walrus,” which … More We are the Walrus

A beginning

After years of veritable silence, I am trying to begin writing again. I’m intending this little spot to be a place to write about the little things happening in my life right now.  While big events have their place, it is not here.  This will be a haven for the day-to-day and am hoping to focus on … More A beginning