Life in Transition
A blog about a person, and a culture, in flux. Diana Goetsch (formerly Douglas Goetsch) is a poet and freelance teacher of writing. Her latest book is Nameless Boy.
A forever thing
by Diana Goetsch | Wednesday, June 01, 2016
We teach by being ourselves
by Diana Goetsch | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Medical science needs to back off
by Diana Goetsch | Wednesday, May 18, 2016
You’re wearing that?
by Diana Goetsch | Wednesday, May 11, 2016
You look like a different person
by Diana Goetsch | Wednesday, May 04, 2016
I might be alive.
by Diana Goetsch | Wednesday, April 27, 2016
He had no idea how much danger he was in.
by Diana Goetsch | Wednesday, April 20, 2016
by Diana Goetsch | Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Our groundbreaking year suddenly doesn’t look so groundbreaking
by Diana Goetsch | Wednesday, April 06, 2016
A zombie narrative
by Diana Goetsch | Wednesday, March 30, 2016
THIS WEEK’S ARCHIVE PICK
by Isabelle Taft
Fifty years ago this week, when Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon, the moment represented years of work and technical accomplishment. But it also left NASA struggling with a daunting new challenge: figuring out what to do next. Over the years, it has answered this question in part by highlighting the dizzying array of inventions it has inspired—some 1,500 a year. “Besides rocket science itself, perhaps the biggest thing people fail to understand about the agency is how its work has reverberated throughout the world in ways we experience directly every day,” writes Isabelle Taft. “It’s a mark of the agency’s enduring influence that even if we never make it there, we’re already living in a society forged by outer space.”