The meanwhiles & in-betweens

April 8, 2012 Uncategorized

Two Muslims, a Jew and three agnostic-atheist-secular-humanist-something-or-others sat down together this morning to celebrate Easter. I suppose we weren’t celebrating it in the true religious sense of the word, but that didn’t stop us from enveloping ourselves in the joy of rebirth and renewal and hope brought by the unbelievable sunshine and warmth. The day began with studying cross-legged on the living room floor while magical things went on in the kitchen, and the next thing I knew, there wasRead More

Saturday: Summit to Sea

February 4, 2012 Uncategorized

Getting up early on a weekend never feels good in the moment. In fact, it usually feels like a terrible idea. Sometimes, the only way I can get out of bed is to give myself the illusion of sleeping later, even if it’s only a matter of pushing the alarm forward twenty extra minutes. I’ve even set it for two on occaision, when I really can’t afford the time but so desperately need to quell the screaming infant inside myRead More


February 3, 2012 Uncategorized

Two days straight of report writing and not seeing the outside of my house, I finally got fully vertical this afternoon and went to traipse along the shore at Alki. It was a blissfully self-indulgent afternoon, filled with: one necessary cappucino and one unnecessary mint green tea chocolate chip cookie, seventeen photos of my surroundings and my self portrait smiling in said surroundings, three of which I boastfully uploaded to every social media account I own, one long stroll upRead More