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Walking into a crowded place always makes him feel uncomfortable. He is introverted, but not shy. People call each other by name here, but nobody knows his name. Trying not to take up time or keep the next person in line waiting, he quickly orders his usual meal just to keep things moving. A small part … Continue reading The Regular
Today I watched helplessly as someone drove away with an extra-large pizza box on top of their car. The first corner was pretty tight, but the acceleration out of that corner made that box airborne. Straight up it went, did a jig to the left, caught a gust of wind and flipped upside down, lid … Continue reading Pizza Box of Despair
This should be easy. Six years have passed, and it seems like an eternity. My father's passing caused my life to change forever, because when you bury someone, there is some unearthing to do, in the figurative sense. I unearthed lots of dirt, mysteries, and a profound understanding of who I am, unsullied by those … Continue reading On Father’s Day, When He Is No Longer Here
The Alps fade into the darkness and my reflection brightens in the train window. Speeding eastward I feel especially alone, inexperienced, and cautious about sharing a 6-person sleeping couchette with five strangers. We all settle into our small space, making fortresses and pillows out of backpacks. The young man across from me in the other … Continue reading Midnight on a Train (電車の中で真夜中)
Nothing like a hike in the woods to clear the cobwebs from your brain. Few sounds here but a Chickadee, a breeze through bare branches, and the crunch of boots biting the packed snow. Go outside and fill your head and heart with some peace and quiet for a moment.