not all is lost

middle-age American living in New Jersey near the Lincoln Tunnel «« With this text I might sound like I’m trying to convince social-network phobic people that there’s nothing to fear, but I’m not. How people react to public exposure varies widely, and I would never attempt persuasion. What I am declaring is this Sunday-night moment at home with Hana blended a domestic moment with the memory of a mostly-closed chapter of my life. I wrote about United Airlines, and pulled an archived memory from the first half of my career. I ended my first marriage, my food science work, and my status as a father of three in a relatively short period of time. Por supuesto, the most troubling sense of loss was with David’s death though more than a decade later my emotional loss is cloudy. The men who liked the text included an Indian man who is a new friend, and with what’s at hand with us the Indian man might prove to be big in my future. I was linked with the other men in the town that is David’s final resting place . . . awesome . . . their likes let me have a micro moment validated . . not all was lost . . . it’s more than a memory. The surfing movie is over, and since Hana paid it seems she wants to get her money’s worth, so it’s playing again from the beginning. This surfing movie is relevant, because my attention can be partly elsewhere without risk. Critical elements of a surfing movie are not missed by having my attention in Carlisle, and yet I can have this cool moment breathing a puff of life into a chapter of my life that’s . . . not completely closed. »» about me 302-990-2346 contact us

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middle-age American living in New Jersey near the Lincoln Tunnel
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