Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 10,000 times in 2015. If it were a … Continue reading

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Roosevelts Quotes

/ Quotes / By Topic / First, Teddy Roosevelt Speak softly but carry a big stick. I’ve always heard that attributed to TR: till now: now I heard TR himself attribute it to an old West African proverb. To be … Continue reading

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Jam for the Def

/ Music … / This idea got still born, now a couple of days later, I have a way to revive it. I set off to discover who this Jay Z is that I’d heard about. I’ll explain more of … Continue reading

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New Page

/ Cosmology / Default Settings This morning my consciousness began to dawn mid-dream. I was dreaming that I was starting a “new page”. In my dream the basic defaults for NewPage were in place, I wasn’t arguing with them: the … Continue reading

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Garp! Gag!

/ Movies / Irving Genre, According to Garp I’ve tried to watch The World According to Garp for several days now, I’m going to finish the DVD today or give up and just mail the damn thing back. Meantime I’ve … Continue reading

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Rockland Catatonic

/ College / My freshman friend David Levy introduced me to all sorts of oddities. Maybe I should post a list of such. But first let me tell this one story: of going to a dance at Sarah Lawrence, riding … Continue reading

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Christian Complicity

/ History / Billy Graham’s Mob Action at Kent State I want to review some history, establish a few facts. I wish it were easy. (I wish it were possible.) We live in a culture no worse than many another, … Continue reading

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