Hanging Out Amongst the Shadows

Hanging Out Amongst the Shadows

Abiding is an in-between experience. Because of that, it gets less attention. It’s not a peak event such as arriving or departing or even an intentional action such as accumulating or releasing. Lacking an obvious drama to pull you in, it is easy to miss or ignore or...
Creatures of the Night

Creatures of the Night

Event of a Thread — Day 2 working a shift at night is a totally different feeling. you would think that i would be used to it, having worked in bars and clubs for so many years that i can’t even count the number on both hands. but even after all this time, it is still...

Connecting Red Threads

Toshi and i have been friends for 7 years now. we met in Voice & Speech class when i first started acting school at HB Studio and he just moved to the U.S. from Japan. we were friends at first sight even though we never officially hung out that much outside of...

Tech Day

i have landed on this planet, i believe it is the present moment :: 13 hours of tech :: went something like: wake up at 7am. try to blog and time travel all at once. have awesome complimentary hotel breakfast with the birdies shuttle to the Esplanade at 9:30am. try to...

Giving Over, Not Giving Up

5.16.12 :: Post-Run #1 ::  what did i learn from that? giving over to others, mostly. or trusting in my self. and gravity. or all three at the same time… in Wind-Up Bird, it is becoming clearer and clearer who is driving each scene. in the aquarium it’s Kumiko—it’s...

Emotional Life

5.14.12 watashi mo – me too ma ma – okay what have i learned midway on my life’s journey? my left shoulder is all rough and dark and tangled… and other than that, i see a clearing. the sweet fruits of life are ahead. what i realized immediately...

The Process

5.13.12   :: archiving my writing from the past and posting from the future ::   what have i learned today?  have i been on a journey yet? am i more present when i am here writing or less? when i am writing, i feel like i am able to perceive more and ask...

Emergence

it is true what they say (whoever “they” are)…starting is the hardest part. so i will just try to be exactly where i am right now, in this moment, and go from there… rip off that Band-aid…one, two, three, go! i am on the brink of ending...