I Don’t Want to Know the Actors in a Show I Like

Recently I was talking to someone about the show Breaking Bad. I am absolutely hooked on it after having downloaded season one for a long flight. I’m now part way through season four and the shows are looking a little familiar, I might have tuned into them on the TV. The lady I was talking to works with the show producers and started telling me a bit about her job. I had to stop her and I had to stop her immediately. You see I never want to know about …

My Running is About to Become a Figure of Speech

Running hurts too much. I’ve got this weird space in my life where I love to run and being in motion makes me feel centered and sane. Unfortunately running is doing permanent damage to my joints. I feel great when I run. Who doesn’t? It’s an incredible feeling when both feet are off the ground. Unfortunately by the end of a run I feel throbbing in my feet and then an hour later in my hips. The next morning my toes feel like they’re on fire. This is the arthritis …

Dreaming of Zeno’s Paradox

I’ve asked Alexander about his dreams for as long as he could speak. Most often he tells me he doesn’t remember them, on occasion he tells me he doesn’t want to tell me. He’s a tight lipped kid and no amount of coaxing or cajoling will make him open up if he doesn’t feel like it. This morning, this beautiful morning when Alexander is 3,866 days old he shared his dream with me for the very first time. As we were walking downstairs to breakfast he said, “this is just …