Might As Well Engage with Life Today, Baby

"Which floor?"  The weatherworn man asks, leaning over his metal walker. "Nineteen."  I reply, as though we hadn't had this exchange a hundred times.  He punches nineteen for me then eighteen for him. "How was your day?" "Showed a 10-year-old how I use software so he can make improvements.  Then I picked up a ghost."  I hold up the plastic Halloween-themed …

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Make It Last, Make It Last All Night

The boy with the Southern accent Listening to his heart Without a shadow of a doubt Waiting is the hardest part An American girl A face in the crowd Learning to fly Dragging her heart around Take it easy, baby Make it last Make it last all night Make it last all night Running down …

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So, I need to be a different person?

"Wow, why am I tired?  Maybe I need more vitamin C." "Maybe you need more sleep."  My friend suggests. Hmmm. "I don't think that's it." "You're a high energy unit." "I've never been called that before." Sounds...mechanical. "You're fully engaged.  You do everything with so much energy.  Yet, your energy is finite at any given time." …

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