Temptations & Trespasses

Memoir & Reminiscence

I Remember Magic

By |October 2nd, 2019|

I am driving home from work in the rain. The traffic is heavy and I am upset. Not at anything in particular, just a strange combination of angry-sad, non-focused malaise. I have a feeling of

Thoughts on Turning 50

By |April 27th, 2019|

I woke up this morning and found myself 50 years old. It is a significant moment, a momentous occasion, a milestone worthy of celebration and revelry. Except that it isn’t. You see I don’t feel

Memory Cheats

By |April 30th, 2018|

The past is not romantic. It is not an adventure. It is not a drama. It is neither a comedy nor tragedy. It is not a movie. It is not any of these things. But memory

The Year When I Was New

By |April 24th, 2018|

Sixteen. Sixteen was a good year. Oh, to be sure it was a year of fear and social awkwardness. A year I spent the majority of the time confused and unaware of my surroundings and

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