“Sometimes it takes darkness and the sweet
confinement of your aloneness
anything or anyone
that does not bring you alive
is too small for you.”
David Whyte, “Sweet Darkness”
Twice this week I have been rendered alive and speechless by dear friends who also happen to be valued colleagues.
The first episode of speechlessness occurred when Amira de la Garza shared with me the progress she, Bob Krizek, and Nick Trujillo have made getting commitments from scholars for a festschrift based on/been influenced by my work. For those readers unfamiliar with the sometimes serious, sometimes comic academic genre know as a “festschrift,” click here. Details for the volume edited by Bob, Amira, & Nick: