On Worldviews, I: My Glass Jar

My Glass Jar

I find the key is to think of a day as units of time, each unit consisting of no more than thirty minutes. —Will Freeman, About a Boy In About a Boy, the main character, Will, measures his days in units. Taking a bath: 1 unit. Watching Countdown: 1 unit. Exercising (aka playing pool): 3 units. Having his hair carefully disheveled: 4 units. And so on. Similarly, I measure my life in parts. Or, more fittingly, moments. I compartmentalize. I sense and view in fragments. Not that I’m unable to step back and see an… Read More