Category Archives: States of mind

Introversion and growing older alone

A few Sundays ago, I turned 41. That day, I had a nice birthday dinner and a chocolate tart (the result of a mix-up — I asked for a torte — but lovely nonetheless). But I didn’t consider it to … Continue reading

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While I’m quoting Diane Duane…

This made me tear up (not least because it’s never happened to me, of which more later if I can manage to get it written): But normally the concept of the date suggests something besides just going out to have … Continue reading

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A lovely short meditation by Diane Duane

I’m not one for meditation, but I thought this was lovely: I’ll meet cruel people today, cowards and liars, people eaten up with envy and people drugged out or wasted on booze. They’ll be like that because they’re not clear … Continue reading

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Literature and emotion and Deep Wizardry

Early this morning (or actually, all too late) I finished reading the “New Millennium Edition” of Diane Duane’s Deep Wizardry. I have the first edition (in multiple copies, even), and in fact read the first edition as a library book … Continue reading

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