Archive for September, 2005

Having My Cake and Eating It Too Is Not Possible

Monday, September 26th, 2005

This morning as I volunteered at the city library, the foundation director observed that I seem unsettled and expressed concern that I might be bored. This led to a conversation about work, the lack thereof in my life, and stress. He majored in psychology as I did, and when I mentioned the Holmes Rahe Stress […]

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Under Fire

Monday, September 26th, 2005

The fire which enlightens is the same fire which consumes. –Henri Frederic Amiel On my recent visit east, my father built a campfire (and of course we had s’mores). This photo is a view of the embers from underneath that remained after everyone else had gone in for the night.

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Sleep and Agitation

Sunday, September 25th, 2005

Exhaustion and restlessness permeate me. Since arriving home, I’ve struggled daily with a tide of drowsiness, and I’ve succumbed both days this weekend. The naps have been deep and long, but I awake unrefreshed. Unfortunately it’s not due to pregnancy. If it were, I’d feel less vexed by it. I’ve not been inactive, though. Weeds […]

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