Archive for January, 2007

Response to a Word: Redemption

Monday, January 29th, 2007

If I could just undo that one stupid thing, take back those nasty words, get back that time I spent pursuing and doing foolishness. But now, I am reaping the consequences and riding the negative momentum of something, or a series of several somethings, I did in the past. Now, not only am I experiencing [...]

Resistance and Redemption

Friday, January 26th, 2007

A few days ago, while listening to NPR, I heard a report about a Turkish journalist, of Armenian descent, Hrant Dink, who was shot and killed just outside of the newspaper office at which he worked. Ever since moving to Fresno, in my early twenties, I have become increasingly aware of the Armenian people: their [...]

Lazurus, Come Forth!

Saturday, January 20th, 2007

A few days ago I walked out into the living room and found my daughter, Elena, very upset and crying. I immediately went into inquisition mode and asked, “Did Ethan do something?” and “Did you hurt yourself?” Both inquiries recieved a head shaking “no”. Upon further investigation, however, I found that my profound, little existentialist [...]

Too Much of a Good Thing?

Wednesday, January 10th, 2007

A couple of days after Thanksgiving I sat down to write a post. I actually got as far as getting a couple of words on the editor before I gave up. Why? Because I didn’t want to merely write the kind of post that was expected for the season; and more importantly, I was not [...]