children

A is for Parenting

Dedicated to my friend Masha, who is studying child development. A conversation with her about the importance of a child’s first few years pushed me to finally move this text from the bowels of my computer to cyberspace.   A… Read More ›

Sick

Revised September 2013 from Sequence 5 text, January 2004 [click for pdf]   Sick, I went with my son, then two years old, to the drugstore in the village where we had a weekend house. It so happened that this… Read More ›

Between walls and heads

FROM SEQUENCE 2013 May 2013 In The Genealogy of Morals (as translated by Francis Golffing), Nietzsche writes about how as a man divinely abstracted and self-absorbed into whose ears the bell has just drummed the twelve strokes of noon will… Read More ›

Of wonders still

FROM SEQUENCE 2013 January 2013 At the back of a restaurant a dozen mothers holding their infants to their chests. There is a slight sense of uncertainty, insecurity, such as one may see with first-time mothers. Am I holding my… Read More ›

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