The Wee Hours

If you could choose an hour of wakefulness out of the whole night, it would be this…You have found an intermediate space, where the business of life does not intrude; where the passing moment lingers, and becomes truly the present; a spot where Father Time, when he thinks nobody is watching him, sits down by…… Continue reading The Wee Hours

Quote about time

Read this today in my Lapham's Quarterly on Time and was spellbound.  There is something in writing, in poetry that touches upon life in a way I cannot put my finger on.  It is as though everyday life is an illusion, a dull reflection of a true and glorious reality.  When I read a passage… Continue reading Quote about time

A favorite passage from Lapham's Quarterly – The Sea

Woods Hole, MARachel CarsonReturns us to the Sea Passage: When they went ashore, the animals that took up a land life carried with them a part of the sea in their bodies, a heritage which they passed on to their children and which even today links each land animal with its origin in the ancient…… Continue reading A favorite passage from Lapham's Quarterly – The Sea

Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco:Amazon:Kindle Store The best book about San Francisco I’ve ever read. Highly Recommended for all you SF citizens. San Francisco is the most magical city I’ve ever lived in and this book makes that appreciation much, much deeper. Posted from WordPress for Android

Saigon Stories – Observations of the Week in Saigon

First, let me say that you must take the last entry about the French with a grain of salt. I like France and French people. Parisians still annoy me though. In fact, I’m reading a French book called “les États- Unis aujourd’hui; les maîtres du monde?” (The United States Today; The masters of the world?)…… Continue reading Saigon Stories – Observations of the Week in Saigon