July 19 1. I got salt in the mail from you. It reminded me of King Lear and his misunderstanding of his daughter's assertion. So I felt loved, though that was a misunderstanding of your intention. The salt was from Bali. I don't know if it was from the north coast or not but I … Continue reading Love Notes – #20
June 20/21 This tiny event is an experiment with memory and how a very tiny, but universal, event - we all have a beating heart - becomes a specific event that reveals the person, the relationship, life stage. The tiny events after the second are evoked by it, or at least they could be. I … Continue reading Heartbeat – #10
I didn't think I was going to show you any photographs. And mostly I won't. But I sometimes will. These are the photographs I talked about in Tiny Event #9.
I hesitate to share this one. I feel like I should only disclose things that are neutral, not things that are angry or uncomfortable. But I figure you, my dear reader, will have had angry or uncomfortable moments and maybe even slammed some doors. You are welcome to tell me about them. June 7 1. … Continue reading Door – Tiny Event #2
June 5 1. I just saw a bird take away a piece of plastic (for its nest?) and I felt guilty. 2. There was a rustle and a clatter and then I saw the bird struggle up with the piece of plastic and fly over the house. 3. The plastic was in the front garden where, if I … Continue reading Bird – Tiny Event #1
Something happened. It happened while I was sitting on my porch in the morning, drinking coffee, eating toast, and reading the New Yorker - same thing I do every morning - one of the reliable rituals that make me feel at ease. It was a very small thing. But this small thing struck me and made … Continue reading Tiny Events – Starting Small