Sunday, January 04, 2009


Thoughts for the day

I've been thinking about falling lately...

falling and walking...

what it means to fall, the different meanings of the word, the associations it has with control, lack of control, of being able to reverse your actions...

fall over
fall out
fall in love
fall from grace
fall asleep
fall apart

My interest in falling led me to track down a feldenkrais cd by Alan Questel specifically on the subject of falling. Listening to it this morning I was fascinated by this thought:

'Every time you take a step when you walk you prevent yourself from falling...' A Questel