Monthly Archives: September 2011

#1. It’s all foreplay

A few days ago a friend introduced me to a blog called The Happiness Project, in which the author talks about her pursuit of happiness, and especially her 12 Personal Commandments. I was inspired to make my own list of … Continue reading

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Happiness Project, a la Alice

My ongoing list inspired by The Happiness Project. MY MANTRAS & PERSONAL RULES: (This is just the list, not the explanations. Some I’ve already talked about. Others I will soon.) 1. It’s all foreplay 2. Smile at yourself in the … Continue reading

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This morning I woke up Standing in dark cool water Lapping at my ankles Clouds swirling Overhead And seagulls crying The vast stretch of Water Endless Calls me to wade in ‘The water’s fine’ But there are sharks And I … Continue reading

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The city of …. Alice?

I was talking to a friend the other day about myself (my favorite topic), and was trying to define this season of my life. I think the best description would be Reconstruction. I’m reconstructing. Cool. I feel like a lot … Continue reading

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I am me alone and I have to stand alone or not at all I have to find the why and only I can find it alone or not at all I strip the others and the imaginary others and … Continue reading

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Turns out it was about me after all. Sorry about that.

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Where can he go to scream about the broken things? Where can he shake his fists and kick the air and drop to his knees in grief? Where can he do all this without looking crazy? Who would be willing … Continue reading

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