Archive for June 2011

happy thirty-six

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 […]

goodbye thirty-five

today is the last day of my 35th year, and as an homage, i’ve pulled together a list of 35 things that i’ve seen and done and learned over the past year: 1.  sailed the delaware bay on a pirate’s ship. 2.  went under the knife. 3.  spent a week in atlanta. 4.  sat in […]

it’s time

tomorrow, i will be heading east, until i reach the shore. goodbye to deadlines and agendas, commutes and traffic, meetings and conference calls. hello to laughter and sandy beaches, late nights and bike rides, boardwalks and seagulls. every year, i return to the shore, along with my family, to relax and recharge, to listen as […]

happy birthday to me?

my birthday looms on the horizon and i find myself struggling not to fall into my annual pattern of half-empty reflection. i’m going to be thirty-five. no, wait, that was last year.  i’m going to be thirty-six.  no matter how many times i say it, it just doesn’t seem possible.  where did the years go? […]

charm city sunrises

last year, i moved into an office on the fourth floor of my building in baltimore. finally, i had an office with a window, and that window happened to face east. arriving at 7AM, i quickly discovered that i had, what seemed like, my own, personal sunrise each morning. and that was too good not […]

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