Archive for April 2009

thousand word thursday

thoughts are the shadows of our feelings – always darker, emptier and simpler. (f. nietzsche)

assumptions

before i could think, the words came out of my mouth, “you’re too young to have a past.” he quietly shook his head, looked me directly in the eyes, and said, “when i was 16, my best friend died in my arms.  how’s that for a past?” those words were spoken to me a few […]

thousand word thursday

we are tied to the ocean. and when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came. (j.f. kennedy)

it's the truth (if you think it is)

truth — it’s something i’m constantly seeking. to me, words are one of the few things that possess some absolute quality of truth.  not spoken words, but written words.  that probably explains why i’m such a collector of words — i have notebooks upon notebooks full of quotes, thoughts, random words that i don’t want […]

we are virginia tech

two years ago today, blood was shed in a place that was my home. i walked those halls, i sat in those classrooms, and a part of me was lost that morning. i think of the tragic events of april 16th and my heart still breaks. blacksburg and virginia tech will never be the same. […]

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