It was late at night. Beautiful full moon. And I went in the water, and it was perfect. I had what, for me, was the perfect life moment. I sat there under the full moon, in the water, just feeling really good, the waves sort of washing over me, and I realized that’s what life is. There are these moments of beauty, like moons and oceans, and then there are moments of horror. And then it’s good again. And then it’s horrible and kicks you in the face. And then it’s good again. And then it’s horrible and a pigsty, because that’s what life is. But then for a moment it’s good. And for me that was enough.
Stories are powerful because they transport us into other people’s worlds but, in doing that, they change the way our brains work and potentially change our brain chemistry — and that’s what it means to be a social creature.
To my son’s generation, things are either awkward or they’re random.
Sounds Alive is thrilled to present an evening with the people behind the Peabody Award winning storytelling group, The Moth, in the magnificent surroundings of the Grand Lodge of Dublin’s Freemason Hall.
Ireland, we’re coming your way March 22nd.
I wanted the Partridge Family, and what was around me was the Addams Family.
Due to inclement weather, the Philadelphia StorySLAM for tonight has been rescheduled for tomorrow. All tickets will be honored. Stay safe, everyone!