Thursday, December 17, 2020

Searching for old friends

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Jackie Barceloux

Doug Shaw

Larry Parker

Dwight House and Village of Arts and Ideas people

Tom Alexander

Friday, December 11, 2020

Bruce Sterling’s 1999 novel, “Distraction”, reminds me of today

Written more than twenty years ago, this sci-if novel about politics in the near future is prescient. Oddly enough, it echoes with Trumpism and social media influence on politics. While I prefer Gibson’s novels, this one has unique resonance that made me finish it.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

30 minute video discussion of an Auden poem on suffering and the ordinary

 A discussion of Auden’s poem about suffering and the ordinariness surrounding it. The commentators/readers are superlative and bring forward what Auden was up to, pointing out things I easily missed.