fulfilled you are when youre not? Are you living a lie?
Workaholics are a perfect example of this kind of denial. A high-pressure schedule cant possibly
work long term for anyone, but most workaholics will defend it with comments such as Im
making great m
BORIS ELTZ WAS
going to tell me the story of Special Train 105, and I wanted
to hear it, but first I asked him,
Whove you got on at the moment? Remind me.
Uh, that cook in Bunatown and that barmaid in Katowitz. And Im hoping to
get somewhere with Alisz Se
* * *
THE same way acoustical engineers speak of background noise
biologists talk about background extinction. In ordinary timestimes here
understood to mean whole geologic epochsextinction takes place only
very rarely, more rarely even than speciation, a
every time. He knew he wasnt alone in feeling this, this gratitude: when they visited Cambridge, he and Harold would
play tennis every day, and he knew without them ever discussing it how grateful they had both become for their own bodies,
how much the ac
to you, he remembers Ana saying. Youll have to, if you ever want to be close to anyone. He wishes, as he often does,
that he had let her talk to him, that he had let her teach him how to do it. His silence had begun as something protective, but
over the y
that stops he jumps into, and before Regan has a chance to say anything he tells the driver hes
got two fifties in his pocket, and to take them wherever the lady wants to goand step on it.
HELLS KITCHEN10:27 P.M.
THE WEST SIDE ANGELS dont need the shadow
Attachment DisorderMarkedly disturbed and developmentally inappropriate social relatedness in
most contexts, scenes, and happenings. Beginning before age five and continuing into adulthood as
evidenced by either 1. and/or 2.:
1. persistent failure to init
Hank, lets go to the river, she said.
Didnt think we werent, did y ou? Henry was smiling at her. He never knew why , but
Jean Louise was most like her old self when she went to Finchs Landing: she seemed to
breathe something out of the airYoure a Jeky ll-
Hollowness: that I understand. Im starting to believe that there isnt anything you can do to fix it. Thats what Ive
taken from the therapy sessions: the holes in your life are permanent. You have to grow around them, like tree roots
around concrete; you m
name and more frequent, as people tried to figure out if she was really in attendance, and then, later
when they decided she must have already come and goneyou could hear it again, in mournful echo,
Aimee, Aimee, Aimee . . . I even heard my sister ask my
Mr. Gardener did not write again till he had received an answer from Colonel
Forester; and then he had nothing of a pleasant nature to send. It was not known
that Wick ham had a single relation with whom he kept up any connection, and it
was certain that
do a little good. Still, we are infinitely disgusting, and also infinitely
Nearly all our work is done among the dead, with the heavy scissors, the
pliers and mallets, the buckets of petrol refuse, the ladles, the grinders.
Yet we also move among the