In A French State of Mind
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In A French State of Mind

More than usual, France is on my mind. I haven’t commented on the news or social matters on this blog – I like to keep it light-hearted and inspirational. I don’t intend to start now with blending the news – which is almost always a big downer (to say the least), but I would first … Continue reading

Adventure in Normal Life / Journeys / Literature

bitten by the busy bug – “bisy backson”

To answer some of my faithful readers who have been wondering as to the whereabouts of BlueBoots, ’tis true, BlueBoots has been on a hiatus for a few months. (I can hardly call it a break.) But just as stealthily as I have been bitten by the busy bug (alias for Medical School) I’ve also … Continue reading

Journeys / Literature

Dibs: In Search of Self

“So much to say. And so much not to say! Some things are better left unsaid. But so many unsaid things can become a burden.” (Dibs’ Mother – page 79) “Perhaps there is more understanding and beauty in life when the glaring sunlight is softened by the patterns of shadows. Perhaps there is more depth … Continue reading


passage of time, on time

a mysterious and powerfully written passage in the 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner that I just finished reading. [from tinkers, a novel by Paul Harding, pp. 179-180] Choose any hour on the clock. It is possible, then, to conceive that the clock’s purpose is to return the hands back to that time, a time which, from … Continue reading