The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,200 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 37 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … More 2014 in review
What do I know but the roads— and going off and on— what do I know but strange lights on a horizon, new yellow and blue but always yellow and blue in dusk. Strange lights far away like everything I have ever loved.
high water up and the cats are out to watch plastic flowers wash down the hill, floating, bright, bobbing along ditches
Ah, in the days when everyone held hats firmly to their locks against ill winds and the depths of depravity could only be thought with the faintest of winces, like listening to a drunken aunt. Ah, then, then nostalgia swung bold and free, her hat held firmly to her locks like the hangman’s noose, like … More Nostalgia, Like Any Time
Augustine, estimable saint, said we, us, people are terra animata, “earth animated,” “earth moving around.” Yes. And for earth moving, there are rules. Stones, for example, can be a bad addition. Ice. Fire. Copper, iron, steel—all that much worse for terra animata. Chance or time; cudgels; wounds; broken bits; jagged edges, or, well, aging of … More A Little Animata