The Urban Sherpa - a blog by Christopher DeWan

(I'm not as thoughtful as I think I am...)

Read Work and Other Essays, a collection of nonfiction by Christopher DeWan.

Romantic Idealism, pt. 1 rating=3

Night-blooming Cereus, by Sally Mann (cropped)

Do I miss you, or just memories of you?

Philosophy teaches us that nothing is real: all sight and sound and smell and everything we experience is apprehended through the mind, and therefore, they are ideas. All our sensations must become ideas in order for us to feel them.

If that's the case, then what I miss right now is the idea of the sweet smell of your breath, and not the smell itself...

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