Monthly Archives: June 2011

When Life Gives You Lemons…

I’ve come to accept that there will be days when you’re thrown a curve ball and you’re left with that twisty-knotted-angry butterfly feeling deep in your gut. I’ve also learned about the soothing power of an afternoon spent in the … Continue reading

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On Not Graduating with the Gang.

Graduation is in full swing up here at the University this week. In fact, it seems that all the Universities banded together and decided that June 13th-17th would be the perfect time for matriculation. In a display of solidarity for … Continue reading

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It’s alive!

During the worst thunderstorm I’ve seen in years, I made the most gigantic loaf of raisin challah bread. For some reason, the yeast just grew with the thunderclouds. What the experience made me think of, besides the fact that I’m … Continue reading

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Sweet Cherry Pie.

The other day I was discussing one (and possibly the only) downside to my job. The upside, however, is the ability to work from home when it suits me. Besides the obvious side-effect of this permitting me to lounge on … Continue reading

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Fear

Fear, fleeting, Cuts to the quick. Tearing up rationality and reasoning… Unkind. Fear, transitory, Never feels that way. Piercing through stony resolve to catch a glimpse of uncertainty… Inexplicable. Fear, consumptive, Clings to my shirtsleeve, Working its way up to … Continue reading

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Silence and Noise

Listen. Can you hear it? Can you hear the sound of fluorescent lights, buzzing with empty anticipation, the whisper of the air conditioning through the industrial carpet fibres? Listen. That’s the sound of my office right now. I’ve been extremely … Continue reading

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