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Memento Mori

For some, preparation for death starts early, even in childhood, with first thoughts about what happened to grandpa, where did he go? What is he doing? Will I see him again? Ever after this, speculation will lurk in the back of your mind, not rising to the level of obsession, […]

Visiting the 50s

I have a project. The plan is to organize the boxes of completely randomized detritus stacked in the basement. The last box I opened had apparently not been explored for almost half a century. As I pulled stuff out of it, old photos, dead batteries, college souvenirs and snapshots from […]

Why I Write

The therapeutic value of writing takes several forms. First there is the actual connection of a pen with paper. A fountain pen is best for this, and a nice smooth heavy vellum. You can lose yourself in this process, the troubles of the world falling away as the ink flows […]