There is a notion that the world is ours for the taking, that we humans are the grand participants. I’ve always scorned it, but in Vienna, where people seem to have evolution figured out, it seems plausible. Here, I can spread out my arms and spin around, feeling everything swiftly, instantly, intensely and never once fearing that I might fall.Read More
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Imagine you are floating in the middle of the ocean with nothing but a raft. Lets mark this as the beginning of your life. You have goals. You have big dreams that you want to fulfill in life so you begin to think of a strategy to survive. You know the direction of "home" but it must wait because right now you're trying to figure out how to survive.Read More
"Hey, Tank," I said quietly. The dog's head whipped up, his ears cocked and his eyes bright. "C'mere boy."He was instantly on his feet, his nails clicking on the hardwood floor. He sat in front of me, his head tilted, searching for the name he hadn't heard in months. "Tank," I whispered. ...It's me now, Tank, just you and me. Your old pal gave you to me." Tank reached up and licked my cheek. "So whatdaya say we play some ball?"Read More
For as far back as I can remember I always felt this deep connection to "something". I could never figure out what exactly this something was, but I did know it was inside me and I knew it meant I had a very important purpose. But at some point after endless abuses of "you are nothing", my spirit caved!Read More