All posts tagged: autumn

No Ghost in These Machines

Reading this reminder me of an article I read about how all the faces we see in our dreams are faces we’ve seen before. Our minds don’t make up new ones, so a stranger in a dream has the face of someone you’ve at least met in passing. The leaves in the park are the faces I’ve known but no longer know. They dance and float around as I pass through in silence, head down and dreaming … No Ghost in These Machines

A Fresh Start for Fall

I feel like I’ve spent the last few months in a heat induced haze literally and figuratively. The Carolinas languished in a sweltering heat bubble, becoming so hot and humid I abandoned many outdoor plans this summer. I also got a new job within the company I work for, as a corporate debt collector. Don’t wince for me, I actually like it! But it has come with new pressures and expectations, and I had to take a few months off from writing while I adjusted. Yesterday fall arrived, ushering in lower temperatures and a much more preferable air quality. I celebrated with apple picking. I’m determined to venture out of my house for more excursions. I’m also determined to get back into posting on here regularly. I can’t maintain the same pace as before, but my goal is three days a week, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Ideally, this will allow me to post and read other blogs regularly.