Vanitas & Memento Mori

by Scott Cimarusti on April 28, 2010, no comments

After watching the movie Memento recently, I learned that it is based on the short story “Memento Mori“ by Jonathan Nolan–the brother of Christopher Nolan, the film’s director.  Not knowing what the term Memento mori meant, I looked it up on Wikipedia, and I learned the Latin phrase is translated to mean, “Remember you must die”, and refers […]


by Scott Cimarusti on April 21, 2010, no comments

I’ve written about my mother’s death in other posts, and it seems to be emerging as a regular topic for me.  It’s been almost four months now since she passed away, and I still find myself in a state of disbelief that she’s really gone.  Which makes me wonder if the death of a loved one–especially […]

Blogging from My Phone

by Scott Cimarusti on April 6, 2010, no comments

Back in January, my wife relented and agreed that I should get a Droid Eris smartphone as a combination late Christmas/birthday/graduation present. And it took me until tonight to download the WordPress app–so this is my first official post from my phone. Typing on the little screen is not as cumbersome as I thought, and […]

Memories of My Mother 2

by Scott Cimarusti on April 1, 2010, no comments

In a previous post, I began chronicling memories of my mother as part of coping with her passing back in December.  So far, I haven’t been as diligent about this as I had originally intended, but as it’s been said, “The road to Hell is paved with good intentions”. Anyway…  Here is part 2–finally… I […]