If time is the dimension in accordance with which events drive each other successively from the scene, it is also that in accordance with which each one of them wins its unchallengeable place.
– M. Merleau-Ponty, Phenomenology of Perception
The Cogito (excerpt)
The necklace is a handmade remake of Julia’s original necklace and locket. Returning to the lab one day, I noticed it had fallen to the ground, scattered apart. The earrings are stand-ins; the original earrings exist but cannot be found.