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TagsA Death in The Family At Swim Two Birds Barthes BASS Black Swan Green Blindness BLOGGING Borges Calvino Clockwork Orange Confrontation Consolation of Philosophy Cormac McCarthy DeLillo EDUCATION Faulkner Flatland Geronimo Sandoval Glimmer Train Henderson The Rain King if on a winter's night a traveler Ishiguro Jamestown Kundera Life of Pi LITERATURE Margaret Atwood Marquez Master and Margarita Munro Murakami Peter Taylor Plato Ploughshares POETRY provinces of night REALITY St. Augustine Steinbeck Suttree The Unbearable Lightness of Being Tropic of Cancer Updike William Gay WRITING
"I will breakfast from the cupboard where uneaten dreams are kept"
"I foresee the successful future of a very mediocre society."
Tag Archives: REALITY
Tonight I shall go out and howl into the blackness of the last of the year. I will summon up outrage and hatred, intolerance and annoyance, all that may threaten the peace of a new year. I shall get it … Continue reading
For a man is a moment like rain on a mid-summer day a white blinding Nor’easter the paintbrush of autumn and burst buds of the spring lilac tree Or a man is a moment like the flash of volcano washing … Continue reading
Sadly, I will no longer be supporting any local school fund-raising functions as my property tax dollars are allocated at 75% to education. Redistribution of wealth would dictate that I should instead donate to “Welfare and Assistance” which is allotted … Continue reading
We really need to get God back in our lives. Society’s getting tired of shouldering all the blame.
Garner is charged with assault, assault to a victim over 60 years old, two counts of credit card theft and larceny. (WFSB.com) Every one of us has a cause that’s more important to us than another, a soft spot … Continue reading
Well yes, I guess the last full novel I read was “The Namesake” back in April 2011. And yes, shortly thereafter I started Murakami’s Hard-Boiled Wonderland and The End of The World but in truth, I’d only made it 200 … Continue reading
Let’s say I agree that the money and wealth at the top 1 or 2% needs to be equally redistributed to the remainder of the populace. No matter if that money was ill-gotten or earned by hard work. Sounds good … Continue reading
I often post the same thing on twitter and Facebook and did so with this: Ever wonder what life would be like if it were the men’s movement of the sixties instead of the women’s? If men decided that the … Continue reading
Thought I’d outgrown naivete. Thought wisdom and patience had been acquired. Didn’t believe I could still be surprised. While attempting to convert from COBRA coverage to an individual health insurance policy, I called to get a quote. $6000 a month, … Continue reading
Okay, so the new official garbage can was delivered within an hour of the pickup of the old by our regular drivers for twenty years (Hi guys!). Here it is: It’s the Big Green Monster in the middle. On the … Continue reading
I was going to tweet this, or put a brief comment on Facebook, since I use those for my random thoughts, but somehow I know that I’ll just invite argument when all I want to do is, well, lay down … Continue reading
I’ve done this before with tuna cans and probably the coffee–did you know that once upon a time they put a full pound of coffee in that same size container that now holds anyplace from 11.5 to 13 ounces?–but here’s … Continue reading