Month: May 2012

Upon Thy Awakening

6 A.M. / 06:00 Mother Nature’s silent yet bright shade shattering alarm peaked through the wooden blinds into the bedroom.  Subdued rays smacked me in the face, causing my turning over.  It was only the beginning to the waking up process, the preparation of anticipating the getting ready for the day process that simply waited. …

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Road Trip (Part Two)

I.  Dunkin’ Donuts Sells Egg Rolls? I probably got four and a half hours of “sleep” between Friday (18th) night and Saturday (19th).  I was too excited about the Yankees game the following day.  Instead of forcing myself to sleep, I was forcing myself to watch The Final Destination, another installment of the movie series about…

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Road Trip (Part One)

I.  Back On the Train I want to say it was about five years ago when I took my first actual train.  Instead of road tripping it to (“no sleep til'”) Brooklyn, I decided to take the train.  To my expectations, it was everything one could imagine. I wish I could travel by train more…

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The Paroxysm Soliloquy (Part 1)

“You know, the Greeks didn’t write obituaries.  They only asked one question after a man died: ‘Did he have passion?'” – Jeremy Piven as Dean Kansky, Serendipity (2001) I.  Prologue This new segment I am introducing is more “thematic” and not as spontaneous, off-the-cuff writing as previous entries.  I’m actually going to think about what…

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