Showing posts with label philosophy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label philosophy. Show all posts

Thursday, September 30, 2010

THROUGH THE MIST

This is the view we woke to this morning. Predawn a low cloud of fog slowly skims the lake and drifts toward us. It dissipates by seven.


Do you remember the first hypothesis you were faced with in Philosophy 101? If a tree falls in the forest and you're not there to hear it, does it make a sound? I've been seeing this same view for over 18 years, but does that mean the view behind the fog is the same?


As the sun rises the view clears. I'm left with an overwhelming urge to turn my computer off and go outside. The garden needs winterizing. And like everyone else, there's never enough time to get everything ready. Especially since my writing also draws me. In the last week, I've felt a bound between myself and my protagonist RCMP Corporal Danny Killian.

 So, the question remains: Should I surrender to the urge to garden or the spell Danny has me under?

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The future of publishing:
http://www.pw.org/content/the_future_of_publishing