Archive for June 2008

love after love

the time will come when, with elation, you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and say, sit here. eat. you will love again the stranger who was your self. give wine. give bread. give back your heart to itself, to the […]

read this book

in body of work, christine montross, a first-year medical student, describes her experiences in the human anatomy lab and how they shaped her thoughts on life, death and dying. the wisdom of that moment of pure emotion resonates with me still: that the dearest and most enduring moments of our lives are sometimes the quietest […]

explain yourself

taking a cue from fighting windmills, here’s my explain yourself meme: what were you doing 10 years ago? let’s see, in june of 1998, i was taking summer session classes at virginia tech and living in sin with my boyfriend, mew. unbeknownst to me at the time, we would be engaged in less than a […]

hello thirty-three

i was born at 12:35 on this day, thirty-three years ago. it was a thursday, three days after the full moon. the older i get, the less sure i am about how i feel about birthdays. when i was younger, birthdays were celebrations bringing with them presents, and cards containing money, and cakes topped with […]

thousand word thursday

i love summer salads. this creation contains mixed baby greens, strawberries, grapes and sliced almonds topped with a raspberry vinaigrette.

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