Monthly Archives: December 2014

A loss I have no logical right to feel

11 days ago Krys, a confirmed bachelor friend/former lover, sent me an email announcing the birth of his son. To a woman living on another continent who had been planning to attend Harvard when “oops.” He was overseas for the … Continue reading

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Being Selfish

Life is randomness. Sometimes I try to control it. Sometimes try to “go with the flow,” though most of the time that seems like just reacting to my circumstances. I’ve always tried to be a “good girl” and do what … Continue reading

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Stargazing

I was coming in from the cool December air of a Wisconsin night when I had paused to ponder upon the sky. Orion was the first thing I saw upon looking up. I wonder, if I had not been taught … Continue reading

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So, what is apophenia anyway

Apophenia /æpɵˈfiːniə/ is the experience of seeing patterns or connections in random or meaningless data. [Source: wikipedia] That pretty much sums up life: finding meaning and connections amidst the randomness. There is some pretty cool science and research about the … Continue reading

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