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The Nature of Memory, Part 2: The Principle of Forgetting

In my last post, I talked about learning new music phrase by phrase with great care. In short, the more musically you play and the deeper your emotional connection to the music, the more likely you are to remember it. 936 more words

Classical Music

Time Cannot Curtail


from memories

time cannot curtail

Looking glass

forgiving past

forgetting unavailed


Forgetting God

Reading:                                          Psalm 50

(Verses 16-23)

But to the wicked person, God says:

“What right have you to recite my laws
or take my covenant on your lips?
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Maria, Maria!

she strikes a pose,

soft and quiet; morose

Maria, Maria!

Sweating and swearing,

Locked by the tendrils of insomnia,

She twists and turns her golden ring, 25 more words


Week Two Got Me Missing You

I have been waiting all day to have a moment to write. I went to work, drove home, picked up my sister from school, cooked dinner, did the dishes, and ran errands first; I’ve gone from summer-off-from-college mode to full-time-mother mode. 2,315 more words


Although I can’t remember what I felt that day, I sense it was an important day – a pivotal point in my whole existence, the point where I came unhinged and undone. 531 more words


So Far Gone Already

What I’m feeling is hard for me to describe, even though I’m a writer by trade. It’s been just a little over a week now since we last spoke as boyfriend and girlfriend, and already, it’s like you’re someone I dreamed up. 696 more words