Pandemic Silhouette

The Journey of Mixed Emotions exists, its shadow, if viewed under the right light, from the side, under water, from above or below, becoming a shape, a silhouette where the edges are familiar, where blackness is grey or silver, often swirling with dreadful imaginings of the future and remembrance of the past. Children, young people,…

Aaron Swartz – An Internet Warrior

In the world of the Internet, it is not so strange that one link led to another. A friend told me about the Internet Archive today.  I was drawn into it and as usual clicked the About and Project links. As I delved further, I found myself hungry for more and impressed with the content.…

Mommified

I am being mommified. The dreaded thing that happens to most children is tightening its grip on me, like swaddling clothes, or whatever was used to wrap Egyptian mummies. Indeed, this is not the first time I noticed the edges of my mother creeping into my everyday habits, but now it is official. I wrapped…