Category Archives: childhood

More reflections on ‘Searching For Neverland’

i made the above video, documenting my initial feelings around the creation of this docu-drama based on teacher Michael’s life.  While my feelings have not changed (i still refuse to see it), after i made the video i began to … Continue reading

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michael, peace will come, no matter what: a reflection (no. 8)

“so goodbye, please don’t cry…” and cry is what i’ve been doing for the past few days.  i continue to think about all the people who brought joy to so many, and how their voices were silenced.  there’s so much … Continue reading

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michael, peace will come, no matter what: a reflection (no. 1)

i get it.  i finally get it.  i…  FINALLY.  GET.  IT. i’ve never even SEEN peter pan. but i get it. it began the day i met beth, and i mentioned my love and respect for you.  beth tried to … Continue reading

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michael, may you now be at peace: a reflection (no. 107)

okay… there are two different things going on.  i feel like the title of these blog entries just don’t make sense anymore, because as long as certain people close to you are still here on this earth you will never … Continue reading

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michael, may you now be at peace: a reflection (no. 106)

“Being able to say that one is a survivor is an accomplishment. For many, the power is in the name itself. And yet comes a time in the individuation process when the threat or trauma is significantly past. Then is … Continue reading

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michael, may you now be at peace: a reflection (no. 105)

i’m sure you know by now.  murray got sentenced to four years. i really don’t know what to say, that i haven’t already said. frankly, i’m tired of re-living 25 june 2009.  or i should say, i’m tired of people … Continue reading

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michael, may you now be at peace: a reflection (no. 103)

the other day, little abe (the one who gave me the framed poster of the ‘bad’ cover) asked me, with his wide eyes, if i knew you were dead.  how he asked me was between curiosity and assurance.  as he … Continue reading

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