Month: July 2013

That Morning After

{Source} There is solace, waking up naturally and before the dissonance of the alarm clock.  Your eyelids slowly break apart, your eyelashes flutter slowly like butterfly wings in preparation for flight.  The patter of the rain falling is soothing, cooling despite the air in the bedroom being thick and humid, and you pull the sheet up around your body…

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Inevitable Age Gap

Last night, my Facebook (subscribe!) post read:  Hanging out with Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times Editor in Chief, John.  Good times.  I lied, but not about hanging out with him.  His brothers were along for the night, and his youngest sibling’s friends were there as well.  John is my age, and he does (in…

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Fourdaycation (Part 4: Sunday)

Saying goodby to Syracuse for the day was easy.  I was anxious to get out and drive.  The music provided played off of old mixed CDs made in the later college years and a couple newer CDs.  Guilty pleasure enjoyment allowed me to keep the music playing, which proved that my taste has not changed…

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Fourdaycation (Part 3: Saturday)

The title of this post was written, and then it was decided that I don’t remember what happened Saturday.  Coffee was consumed at Freedom of Espresso in Armory Square, and there was an attempt to write.  The debate of even opening the laptop crossed my mind, giving in was inevitable, but nothing came out.  There was an internal…

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Fourdaycation (Part 2: Friday)

My first road trip to the Adirondack Mountains in well over a year took place on the 19th.  It’s been a debate whether this was subconsciously purposeful, or if this was simply due to not having time or opportunity.  Denial was a factor, so it’s probably safe to say that the latter was simply believed for self reassurance.  I…

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