• Martha commented on the post, mist 9 years, 3 months ago

    The mist hung over the mountaintop, making the peak invisible. I was climbing this morning to the top as part of my camping trip. I don’t normally like being outside, but this is fun, since I’m alone and enjoying the weather. I hope the mist clears up before I get to the top!

  • Martha commented on the post, under 9 years, 3 months ago

    Under the sea, under the counter, under the tree. All of these phrases define space in relationship to other things. You cannot be somewhere on you own — you only have meaning when you’re related to somewhere or someone else. Maybe that’s why we define ourselves by our social relationships.

  • Martha commented on the post, stood 9 years, 3 months ago

    I stood at the counter, crying. I couldn’t believe how much this affected me. Most onions weren’t too bad, but this one was filling my kitchen with fumes, and the tears were flowing. I needed to get the onion cut so that it would work in my recipe, but this was just ridiculous. I couldn’t […]

  • Martha commented on the post, seconds 9 years, 4 months ago

    Seconds had passed since he broke the news. I didn’t know what to say. He wanted to marry me? But I had such a lousy record of relationships. Who would want someone as broken as me? And what about my job? I’d have to move to be with him, and I didn’t know if I […]

  • Martha commented on the post, science 9 years, 6 months ago

    Science is what I studied. Not that i studied a science myself. Instead I studied the history of science, which made me feel somewhat superior to the scientistis and engineers who just studied their own discipline. I had the perspective to see the long-term changes in science and to understand the societal impact of their […]