The murmur of the snarkmatrix…

August § The Common Test / 2016-02-16 21:04:46
Robin § Unforgotten / 2016-01-08 21:19:16
MsFitNZ § Towards A Theory of Secondary Literacy / 2015-11-03 21:23:21
Jon Schultz § Bless the toolmakers / 2015-05-04 18:39:56
Jon Schultz § Bless the toolmakers / 2015-05-04 16:32:50
Matt § A leaky rocketship / 2014-11-05 01:49:12
Greg Linch § A leaky rocketship / 2014-11-04 18:05:52
Robin § A leaky rocketship / 2014-11-04 05:11:02
P. Renaud § A leaky rocketship / 2014-11-04 04:13:09
Jay H § Matching cuts / 2014-10-02 02:41:13

Gravity
 / 

Did anybody else read Joan Didion’s piece in last week’s NYT Magazine?

It’s really, really sad, and sharp and gripping.

October 3, 2005 / Uncategorized

One comment

It hits home when she says “I remember thinking that I needed to discuss this with John.”

It’s amazing how completely dependent we can become upon another human being. In fact, we seem to have such a tendency to do so, that I can only speculate that it’s somehow hard-wired into our heads.

I don’t like imagining the loss of any member of my family, so much so that I don’t watch shows about kidnappings or children dying, or the tragic and early loss of a spouse. It may be that I’m becoming disturbingly sentimental about certain things, but there are things that I’m equipped to handle, and things that I’m not.

Suddenly there is a void, and everything goes on like normal.

The snarkmatrix awaits you

Below, you can use basic HTML tags and/or Markdown syntax.