goodbye to all that.

I’m currently reading Joan Didion’s Slouching Towards Bethlehem. “I went to San Francisco because I had not been able to work in some months, had been paralyzed by the conviction that writing was an irrelevant act, that the world as I had understood it no longer existed. If I was to work again at all,…

anaïs nin – introduction.

I first read the diaries of Anaïs Nin at a young age; not inappropriately young, but at a definite, easily pinpointed and impressionable time in my life. I was maybe twenty or twenty-one, in a serious relationship (in fact, my very first relationship). I was writing a lot, trying to walk an artist’s path. This is…