Alma Deutscher


Anna Deutscher is one of my favorite composers and musicians. I discovered her via YouTube somehow, and think her compositions are amazing. In some of her clips, she describes her creative process, which mostly involves stuff like “swinging a jump-rope over her head” to discover melodies. Because she is so young, I think connecting to

The River at Dusk


I wonder, sometimes, what it is that connect us,to who we used to be,other thanfragile memory,often rewrittenor willfully forgot.was it me — or someone else —who was here before?i think i am me now.but i probably thought so then what connects those me’s i cannot say.the answer,it would seem,must lie in the simple wisdomof

The Awakening


The Awakening 1-October-2011 Like everybody else, the boy was struck by the beauty of the woman. His secret pleasure was to hang back and look on as the woman collected the money from the passers by. She was attractive, beautiful almost, but it was the dog that drew them in. After all, how often do

The Calling


The Calling 20-October-2011 I learned to hear God speaking to me when my baby was born. Like a dream, a baby was there. And her mom said to me, “We will call her Bella.” A new baby in our house! I remember the first time. I was holding her. She seemed so little. So delicate.

The Activated Boy


The Activated Boy 13-May-2019 While hobbling around on three legs proved easy enough for the dog, standing on his hind legs and jumping in circles was harder. It could be said that many years had passed. If that was true or not, it is hard to say. A dog’s conception of time is very different