When you know, but pretend not to know

I can't explain why I compare, contrast and categorize life events in the way that I do; grammatically that is. What I can tell you, with declarative certainty, is that verb tenses brought me to the clichéd but absolutely true realization that you should live your life in the present. As is the case with …

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Denial

Photo by Josie Stephens I dedicated myself to finding the truth. Dug in places that were dank and dark, unearthing the unmentionable. There were times I just couldn't keep going, I was so frozen with fear. But, in its own bizarrely macabre way, my curiosity eventually always got the better of me and so I …

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Dear diary

I started keeping a diary at an early age. Back then, I used differently scented and variously colored pens for my scribbles. Ink that smelled of strawberry and orange, bubblegum and cookies would float up each time I opened the diary. My eleven year old self alive and well within its pages. All my inner …

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What happened?! Considerations on COVID

We all seem to be waiting for a global reawakening. We sure could use some universal adaptability and empathy. Mostly, I believe, we have realized that we really need each other and that possibly our freedom of movement was taken for granted. Hopefully it won't be so in the future. Our footprint ever closer to …

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Snippets of Life (from A to Z) “A”

THE LETTER "A" A rguably, we should have seen it coming. I’ll accept half the blame. To accurately assess the situation, we needed to acknowledge our avid avoidance of the inevitable, an agitated emotional state, and, in my opinion, his anachronistic ideas regarding relationships. As is the case most times, the significant aha moments in …

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Has fake became fashionable?

Let’s face it, with influencers influencing, amazon suggesting, advertisements  proposing, algorithms deciding, instruments calculating and general data nudging us in a specific direction, there really isn’t much left for our little grey cells to do; if we don't remain alert. Inundated, as never before, by inordinate amounts of information all day long, one of the …

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