Or What I Think About While Doing Burpees with Peter Murphy. You can read it at The Drunken Odyssey.
With my current job I travel more than I ever have. One way I stave off homesickness is by reading books my wife has given me (and rereading poems we’ve written for each other). The one I keep picking up for now is Letters to Véra, Vladimir Nabokov’s letters to […]
Twenty-First Century playtime: 5YO: I have to take care of this puppy because my mom got this puppy with her husband but then they broke up. They were married but they broke up and now I have this puppy because my mom’s on vacation and the puppy’s babysitter called in […]
Sometimes I can’t tellif she’s eating yogurt ortubes of clown makeup.
I wrote earlier about Sertorius and his white fawn. Another aspect of Plutarch’s Sertorius that I find striking is the introduction that has correspondences to both Jung’s synchronicity and Freud’s uncanny. With Jung’s notion we get meaningful coincidence and pattern detection which are here in Plutarch’s opening. With Freud’s uncanny, […]
I took John Coker’s intro to philosophy class my first semester of college and eventually took a class or directed study with him every semester for the next four years. I spent hours talking to him about music, literature, and philosophy. I still have books he gave me. I feel […]
Here’s the second in a series of collaborations with Florida-based composer/improviser Scott Bazar. I can’t recommend his audio/visual work enough. Here’s my post on our earlier collaboration. More on the way…(I have to finish a couple of videos first.)
ME: I always like our time cuddling and watching movies or whatever, but I also like seeing how much you all do your own things: playing and drawing, being imaginative. 5YO: We like playing. It’s our superpower. ________ The beginning of the school year has already brought with it some […]
My wife and I will get a rare date night soon thanks to Nana watching the kids. Our 5YO’s date-night suggestion: “You should go bowling. Then get sad that we’re not there and come back and get us and then we all can go bowling.” I think the “us” is […]