Familiar

There is a special bridge in central Paris, the Pont des Arts. It's a pedestrian bridge crossing the River Seine, linking the Institut de France and the central square (cour carrée) of the Palais du Louvre. What makes this bridge so special are the countless padlocks, inscribed with initials and messages of couples in love, attached … Continue reading Familiar

A lesson in Weird

Years ago in the mid-nineties when my niece was around seven years old, we passed a book store during one of our special one-on-one days. I loved hanging out with Sydney (still do) - especially since my sister and I couldn't be more different. My older sister Laurie is the left brain, practical, problem-solving thinker. Me? … Continue reading A lesson in Weird

The Blind Leading the Mind

For a minute there, I lost myself.  - Karma Police (Radiohead) As kids, there's nothing quite like the feeling of learning your enough. Tall enough? Bring on the rollercoasters. Smart enough? I'll take that pop-quiz. Old enough? I'll be home before dark. Responsible enough? Thanks for the ten spot, I'll fill the tank (I'm dating … Continue reading The Blind Leading the Mind