Make 2011 The Most Processive Year Ever!

Yiddish:  Mentsch tracht, Gott lacht. English:  Man plans, God laughs. On Christmas day, I left for Florida to hang out with my family for a week.  It’s something I’ve done for the past 20 years.  My dad and stepmom’s side of the family congregates at a place called Longboat Key on the mid-western gulf coast. … Continue reading Make 2011 The Most Processive Year Ever!

We Are All Going to Die!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17jymDn0W6U Watch video for perspective. Sometimes we find ourselves doing, and enjoying, things that totally oppose our sense of aesthetic congruity.  For me, this happens every Tuesday at spin class.  Once a week I enter a glass-enclosed studio where 20-or-so of us pedal stationary bikes, showering sweat, while our instructor Elgin, a fun, femmy, tall… Continue reading We Are All Going to Die!