2020 books catch up part 2

It's happened again. I read a bunch of books and didn't write anything about them. So here we go! What have I been reading lately? Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo This was a short, intense read about a man returning to the town of his birth to find his father. Though also, it is way …

a scrap from 5-22-19

Here is something i wrote in a journal Sunlight heats, feeds, drys, kills, burns, melts, pushes with the tiniest thrust, like the breath of stars. Catch the sun in your hand and you've caught the world. All power comes from it, all being, all form and motion. Do or don't, the sun is there, will …

Read faster, write faster

I feel sometimes that Time is shrinking ahead of me. This year has gone by extremely quickly, due in part, I'm sure, to how similar all the days have been, indoors, living online and in my head. Given the number of books I'll never read, it's pretty likely that one of them would have been …

fog and smoke

There has been heavy fog the past few mornings here. I always liked fog, but now when I see it I worry the smoke from the wildfires has returned. I start to imagine the taste of burning in my mouth and an itch in my throat, even after looking at air quality and weather websites …

spiders

There are four (4) orb-weaver spiders in the tree outside my kitchen window. I watched them this morning. Two of them were repairing their webs, less than two feet from each other and completely unaware of their neighbors. I wonder if there will be enough insects in the area to feed all of them. I …