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The weight of now

Tsootsoo lay dozing by the orange glow of the electric fan heater, the one my mother says brings sleep (φέρνει ύπνο), soaking up its warming rays through her big fat pink belly. 6,139 more words


Mother's Day

“We think back through our mothers, if we are women.”
— Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own

This Mother’s Day holiday started me thinking of things that trigger memories of my mother. 1,477 more words

Bits And Pieces

John Tishman: A Dear Friend and Mentor

John Tishman is well recognized as a master builder and genius in real estate. But at heart, he was a teacher and mentor.

My tutelage began in his office at 666 Fifth Avenue just after my appointment as President of The New School. 734 more words


Thinking Back

I’ve been asked what I would do differently if I could go back in time. First of all, I wouldn’t do that. I didn’t enjoy my early years, hated middle school and despised high school. 2,585 more words

Don't Forget

This message from Spurgeon landed hard. It is a powerful reminder for each of us.  Let me know if you enjoyed its teaching.  I would really like to hear from you. 342 more words

Thou art God: Remembrances

1.The First Remembrance: Dying is something you do for you.

2.The Second Remembrance: You are the cause of your own death.
This is always true, no matter where, or how, you die. 260 more words

Van Life

The God of Saturday

It’s Good Friday as I write this.  The last few days have been filled with all sorts of special observances and activities, from neighborhood Easter Egg hunts to special Holy Week midday church services – days have seen both secular and sacred activities, observances that have in some cases had pagan origins, and others that form the foundational truth of Christianity. 862 more words