2014 in review

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.

A Little Animata

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