toy universe

toy universe

We are so tiny in comparison with our universe, yet we take ourselves so fucking seriously. (Yes, I said fucking. I won’t deny it and now I’ve said it twice). We take ourselves so damn seriously, that you would think the vastness of space was our private little toy....

fresh air

  I once had a student, in the middle of a lesson, fart so loudly, I think my desk rattled. He gazed triumphantly at his classmates and with a big smile, relished their obvious disapproval. He then turned his gaze in my direction, and anticipated my disapproval....

the Inconvenient Indian

  Yesterday I erased a post and then replaced it.  Today I had really good intentions to become like a Trappist monk and remain silent, but shit happens.  Plans change. So, let’s begin. On a relatively gloomy and wet Friday afternoon, I went to get a...

disunited from ourselves

  "The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because (human beings) are disunited with (themselves)." – Ralph Waldo Emerson      This is the post I probably shouldn't write. ...