- Language as a communication barrier
- In praise of pointlessness - an eulogy?
- Seasoned dog
- Impractical pursuits and other questions
- When do you post and why?
- A directional post
- Can we please lose the adjectives?
- Today's theme is rabbit warrens
- Henin retires and gets the best compliment
- Generations, transitions, moving pictures
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Yearly Archives: 2011
икони на светци “Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.” – Kurt Vonnegut Today has driven home to me Kurt Vonnegut’s quote regarding maintenance. He is right. I’m guilty … Continue reading
(Review of Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.) When I first read Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s Memories of My Melancholy Whores (translated by Edith Grossman), a novella published in English in 2005, I did not like it. I’ve … Continue reading
Canada’s Jack Layton, leader of the New Democratic Party, passed away yesterday and there was a huge upswell of grief and commiseration expressed. In all the remembrances of the man and in all the accolades sent his way, it’s worth … Continue reading