Simple goal

Simple goal: sleep through the night. It’s been bad. Debating whether or not it’s better to push through or give it up and keel sideways right now. The sleeping pill is looking like a lesser evil as I go on the nth day of sleep deprivation.


but this sleeping thing is so good. It’s a bit like being a newborn. When babies have too much stimulus, they just close their eyes and shut down. They let it all go so they can process what they’ve got. It’s like that.

Tip number four

4. Every sentence must do one of two things-reveal character or advance the action. –8 Tips on How to Write a Great Story, Kurt Vonnegut So at this point, the wake up call has happened. She is 49 years, 8 months and 21 days – just so we know what o’clock she is at. I am not quite sure how to advance the action. Fifty seems like a good number …

good morning sun

  Is this thing working? Thought (generic)Ambien was supposed to knock me way out. Up at 6:30. Got me through 3 AM. Good enough. Able to turn to see the clock, relieved that what I saw counted as real morning although the light was still purple, I ran through the day before it happened. There is that future imperfect again. More flawed planning of non-existent things. The real thing, my …

Return of the Sway

Listening to electro tango, shimmying around the house glue gun in hand. It’s a fierce combination. It’s the residual dance. Last night was the second belly dancing class of this session. It’s not a strenuous work out, but it’s the best thing for me to do. In the company of women, we’re swaying and connecting with this very grounded movement. No thinking is involved – or if there is any, …

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