Monthly Archives: June 2018

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The Lights Are On, But Nobody Is Home

Your doorbell rings at 2 o’clock in the morning. Startled, you get up, make your way downstairs and open the door. A man stands before you wearing diamond rings and a fur coat; a Rolls Royce stands behind him. He is sorry to wake you up at this ridiculous hour, but he is in the middle of a scavenger hunt. He needs a piece of wood about three by seven feet, two inches thick. Can you help him? […]

By |2018-06-14T11:37:18+00:00June 14th, 2018|Short reflections|

Reflection – Reviving a Dinosaur?

I am not a historian. Who knows how most people lived and thought in the privacy of their home before the age of Facebook. Through Facebook I am told that a vague acquaintance of mine just made a bean soup, and the notification is accompanied by a picture of said soup. Another one informs me of someone using a new deodorant, and why this seems to be a life-changing event. A third one shows off their new dog, obviously soaking in the accolades of friends expressing their admirations. Really? Should I care about soups, deodorants, pets and whatever else the kitchen sink can swallow in other people’s homes? […]

By |2018-06-11T14:54:50+00:00June 10th, 2018|Essays|