A piece of my house is dancing merrily down the road and I wonder if I should chase after it, but that would mean I’d have to put down the piece of cake I’m eating. There’s a certain kind of buttery icing that melts my heart, sets my teeth to tingling, and rivals sex. It tends toward the creamy side, rather than the sweet, and you just know that if a drop of it spills on your clothing it will leave a grease mark that will never come out. After … [Read more...]
Waking up Alive: Adventures in Living.
I’ve noticed this thing that’s been happening to me a lot of late. I’ve only gradually become aware of what a phenomenon it is, a gift I never appreciated until now. It happened to me again this morning. I woke up alive. I’ve been waking up alive my entire life, of course, but never woke to what a miracle it is until recently. I don’t know why the entire world isn’t in a mad fever of celebration every single day, when we all wake up … [Read more...]