More Human or More Animal?

More Human or More Animal?

He held the fresh hope that she, though, would be touched in the same way as he by solitude and the proximity to infinite things. ~Paul Bowles As a member of a gregarious species, I find myself concerned my penchant for increasing solitude is walking away…sprinting away…from humanity. Does that mean I am becoming less […]



Keepers of private notebooks are a different breed altogether, lonely and resistant rearrangers of things, anxious malcontents, children afflicted apparently at birth with some presentiment of loss. ~Philip Connors I’ve been a notebooker on and off for decades. The first significant batch created during my darkest days suffered the abuse of an intruder which put […]

Beware The Moment

Beware The Moment

We tend to see A person In the moment Not As the journey They traveled to get here. ~Kat Lehmann In the moment, there is no history, no herstory, no future story, no shining sun, no reflective moon. In the moment, there is only the present, the instant now, a locus divorced from pre and […]

Born a Misfit

Born a Misfit

You’re a misfit, afraid of yourself, so you run away and hideYou’ve been a misfit all your lifeWhy don’t you join the crowdAnd come inside So take a good look aroundThe misfits are everywhere Now you’re lost in the crowdYet, still, go our own way Every dog has his day~Kinks Everyone is born a misfit, […]

Answering Questions with Questions

Answering Questions with Questions

The novelist is not someone who answers questions but someone who asks them. ~Haruki Murakami As a coach, I don’t like to provide answers…directly. My preference is to ask questions akimbo to existing beliefs forcing thought out of parallel opening the brain to incongruence. Then, in the ensuing back and forth possibilities gadabout until a […]

Crawling Out Of The Womb

Crawling Out Of The Womb

Out of self-protection, I took to wallowing in my own thoughts even more than before. ~Banana Yoshimoto Dreams dashed in one phone call. “It was great meeting you but we have decided not to move forward.” My plan to emigrate to a state of crystalline skies and wide open spaces crushed like an elephant stepping […]

The Introvert End of the Pool

The Introvert End of the Pool

The cure for loneliness, they say, is solitude. ~William Atkins It seems counterintuitive that one must walk alone for long stretches to overcome a fear of loneliness. It’s like saying one must stay awake for weeks to defeat chronic insomnia or binge drink bourbon to cure alcoholism. I began addressing my fear of being alone […]


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