Maritza Ruiz-Kim

Artist, San Francisco Bay Area

How Do I Know What I Know?

I’m listening to RadioLab’s podcast called “Oliver Sacks: A Journey from Where to Where” and it has recordings of Oliver Sacks writing. That’s right, the act of him writing, where one can hear the scratchings and his thought processes as he puts the words down, as well the conversations and verbal musings as he writes down his words. It breathes even more life into his work, more than he already put there through the words themselves. We get to have a window into the workings of his mind. He died August 30, 2015.


Starting and Stopping

1. I’m listening to RadioLab’s podcast called “Oliver Sacks: A Journey from Where to Where” and it has recordings of Oliver Sacks’ writing. That’s right, the act of him writing, where one can hear the scratchings and his thought processes Read more…


Dead Dead Dead

My computer is Dead. I am at my mom’s house, using her laptop. Have to admit, I am reading more since i have no computer! Reading things like Billy Collin’s Sailing Alone Around the Room (I think that’s what it’s Read more…


A Tree Falls in the Middle of the Forest

I am going to try posting here again. Maybe someone somewhere will read it. Maybe old friends. Maybe they will comment. 🙂 Anyway, perhaps I’ll start writing here so I can have a record of the life I love to Read more…


Is this Boring Enough?

What’s the most boring this I could write about? Not writing, I guess, or not posting. No picture, even. Two days of mostly sitting around after contractions & pain on Tuesday afternoon. It’s Thursday night now. I’ll be free, back Read more…