Monday, August 27, 2007

through a glass darkly

I want to reach my hand into the dark and feel what reaches back.
-- Nicole Blackman

Sunday, August 26, 2007


...while walking along the towpath this morning:

"When my parents were dating, they used to come here, throw empty beer bottles into the river, and shoot them with a .22."

Ahhhh, romance!

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

today's weather

I am a silver cloud with a dark lining.

Sunday, August 12, 2007

a true moment of clarity

We are living in hell. We have two choices: we can become a part of the hell around us, or we can find those things around us that are not hell, and give them a form that will allow them to endure. -- Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

Thursday, August 09, 2007

quote of the day

Efficiency: the right amount of the right quality of energy, in the right place at the right time, doing what is right. -- Robert Fripp

Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Thursday, August 02, 2007

devilish defacing

I stumbled across this book over a decade ago while browsing through the Henry Miller collection at the Kent State library. In general, I'm against defacing public property, but this smart-ass ballpointed comment always made me snicker.