On feeling the forever empty.

There is a moment in Louis CK's conversation with Conan, in which he says: Life is tremendously sad, just by being in it... sadness is poetic, and you're lucky to live sad moments. I thought of that as I listened to this beautiful piece from Radiolab, some final reflections from…

This is it.

"Everything's going to be OK. What do you mean 'going to be'?  This is it. This is as good as it gets...  This might be the best moment of your life. How much better do you want it? Not much. So.. enjoy it. Thanks for the tip." This bit of…

Wahine

April 10th The 40th anniversary of the most well known maritime disaster in New Zealand history. I watched a documentary on this last night. It was difficult to imagine the day, knowing that it took place literally 500m from my classroom. Difficult because there is only a small amount of…