Month: December 2001

three days to close.

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the leaves have fallen. the sky is gray, cold, and encumbered with a residual feeling of fall. the day it becomes winter is the day the deal is done. pretty people hover in the living room — bringing good cheer, bringing good fun, bringing quiet desperations. a feeling of excitement — the pulse of the week is fast paced. what a strange, interesting christmas this will be. after packing fifteen boxes of books, i realize […]

you look smashing this evening, darling.

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boxes have become my life. i’m less than a week away from moving into my own place, and life has changed. instead of waking up to a bedroom full of books, i instead see boxes. boxes lined up in stacks — filled with books, papers, dishes — all the stuff that makes my space mine. the computer, the stereo, they have their own boxes, but the rest of the debris in my life is filled […]

in the beginning there was pan. a flute he played.

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tonight i’m seeing the connections between all of the dots in my stratosphere. what seemed once like elements far and disparate, have come together in stunning ways this past week. word started trickling back this week. people have been receiving my christmas letters and cards. the postal service has become suddenly efficient. where normally it would take at least four days for a letter to reach far flung places — this week it only took […]

listening listening hearing the mix.

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tonight was productive. i made some progress on a paper i’m writing. also packed up some books for my upcoming move. i’m still dizzy with this dream of ownership — taking a stake in things. got a meeting tomorrow with a director. we’ll talk about my new life as an adjunct professor. this has been a week of puzzle pieces getting placed on the table. the pieces, which were strewn about far and wide, are […]

there are dreams, and there are dream eaters. but mostly dreams are realized.

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it’s been a busy week. i have a class to teach tomorrow, but mostly i’ve been getting my syllabus ready for the new class i’ll be teaching next semester. it’s exciting to craft something i can really call my own. teaching is a great joy. for entertainment i’ve been sending out the invites for my new years party. it’ll be the first shindig in my new place. i’m moving before christmas, which will certainly be […]