Killing time before L gets home and we head over to Roncesvalles for a much welcome springtime in January stroll. The UK has posted a severe threat of terrorist attack, their second highest warning, and from things I have been reading today I get the feeling it has to do with a plane hijacking from India. We shall see. The DOW plummeted 400 points in two days, most of the economic news is...
Taking Stock of the Here and Now
The image is of a tidal wave trying to be held back by a water hose. To recognize fully a time and place as being decadent, the kind of paradigm you only usually think of in hindsight, and it use to be home to you. The people were strange, you felt it as early as seventeen, eighteen, they say it is hormones, that is how they categorize you, but the ‘hormones’ never left. I wrote a...
A week back to work and I have been surprisingly serene, like the holidays never stopped and each day brings forth new fondness. In part I think this has to do with the pivot of my mindset ever since watching Collapse and then researching Peak Oil and the incommensurable failings of our present economic paradigm, passing from denial and depression to a kind of acceptance. I am okay now. I taste...
2010 (9,994 pt.2)
I have just spent two of the nicest weeks of my life chilling out at home with L. Usually we have obligations to see people, or are traveling, but this time, aside from a few people coming over to hang out, mostly it has been an insanely relaxing time, watching Freaks & Geeks, Lost, Gremlins, writing a bit, sleeping in, letting the days drag, letting the body sag, just becoming one with...