Posts Tagged with ‘History’


“Another one down. Yesterday, Tuesday, August 5th, 2008, marked the 12 year anniversary of my accident. 12 years? I can’t believe it. But even more relevant, at least concerning this here blog, is today signifies it’s been an entire year since I “officially” launched this endeavor…”


“I can’t help but feel haunted by what that record and that year, specifically represent. Life seemed so easy before 2001, but after shit seems so complicated. Hindsight is 20/20, right? But I’m most bothered by the feeling that the year 2001 was the point in time when life and death began a slow descent into convergence.”

Appreciating Effort

“Neatly written within the opening paragraph, my mother wrote, “I wanted to let you know what was happening while you were sleeping.” There I sat, by myself at the kitchen table looking through an important piece of personal history. Hardly in a position, then or now (quite fitting actually) to return the warmth I was able to peruse all these many years later.”