The Wende Muesum in Los Angeles has book-lined halls. The books are written in a language I do not understand, using an alphabet I do not know.
Hiking is a great activity. The only equipment you need is shoes. Also, a network of geosynchronous satellites connected to a miniature portable computer that tells you where the heck you are.
Mourning is about adapting to new circumstances.
After my mother died, I learned a few things about mourning.
A wise woman once said, “Wisdom comes from pain. If you’re lucky, it’s someone else’s pain.”
Once upon a childhood, I sat in a living room and listened to a record. Decades later, I wanted to hear those mostly-forgotten sounds again. This is the story of my quest to find them. I remembered a heavily synthesized quality to the music. It made me think of science fiction. Part of the music […]
In the 1980’s, a friend of mine had a Macintosh. It was the first time I got to play with a list of fonts. The fonts were named after cities, like Athens, Chicago, and Toronto. As a kid, I knew some of the city names. However, at the time, Toronto was just a word I […]
Anything that burns was once alive.
The fruit of the karma tree can be startling.
A “donut tire” is the miniature spare wheel carried in many cars. It’s good enough to use in an emergency, but it looks funny and you would not want to use it for long.