I am taking another look at Kevin Kelly’s execrable book, What Technology Wants (2010), for reasons I don’t quite understand. But I’ll come back to that later. The title I thought was quite brilliant. It alone caught my eye from all those other sad books gathering dust on the marked down table in the wonderful… Continue reading What Technology Wants
But believe in something, as I’ve often told my philosophically pandering neighbor, Max. I tell him, any fool can flounder around – throw up his hands and profess that ‘god is too big and too mysterious’ for any of us to understand. And so it takes a truly remarkable and relentless man to grapple with… Continue reading Believe In What You Want
I just started rereading Shantaram, Gregory David Robert’s most wonderfully written saga combining some bold Indian adventure with a softer India love back story. I am enjoying it so much more than I remember from my first reading. Interestingly enough, I so rightly recognize the reason why the story is so much better this time… Continue reading Shantaram
Another day, another beautiful view.
I had to write this down, least this simple wonderful meal be forgotten. I had a few things leftover from yesterday and the day before. A couple assorted pieces of steamed vegetables: a small onion, some chili, a bit of eggplant, a partial carrot and a single potato. How to combine and reheat them briefly… Continue reading Leftovers for Lunch
I was just now coming down the stairs from the rooftop and I caught myself thinking about the weather sadly in an almost indulgent, whinging sort of way. I am dressed in a pair of boxer shorts (no more) and I am anticipating the weather outdoors and its effect on the temperature indoors. My awareness… Continue reading Paradise
Lots of drama from this huge thunderhead as it swept northwestward across the valley into town blacking out the mountains behind it. The clouds here are often so close to the land that sometimes like this afternoon you can watch them while they move and see as they reach down and touch the earth.