Monthly Archives: April 2018

More News and Notes

I’ve been getting unsolicited e-mails from the Kimble Group (external link). I know nothing about them. But they are sending me the most relevant job postings of any service that I have experienced. And I am not paying for their … Continue reading

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Some Quotes from Krishnamurti

J. Krishnamurti was an Brahimin Indian born in 1895 and groomed by the Theosophical society to be a world-wide spiritual leader. In 1929 he disavowed the promotion of the society and disbanded his followers. He told them that enlightenment could … Continue reading

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More on Ranier Maria Rilke

“God is man’s greatest idea.” Camille Paglia Rilke is a favorite poet of mine and I’ve quoted Poems From The Book of Hours before (internal link). His mysterious writing lends itself to many interpretations, however, a chief translator of his, Babette Deutsch, … Continue reading

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The Cult of The Machine at the De Young In San Francisco

I’ve always been fascinated with photographs of factories and infrastructure. I remember vividly a photography magazine my Dad had, containing incredibly sharp images of a German refinery, all gleaming chrome plated tanks and steel ladders and overhead metal ductwork. On … Continue reading

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An Expanding Balloon

Have you ever attempted an article so complex that it demands a timeline or a character map? Right now I am working with an editor to come up with an angle on a story about an inland lake. What do … Continue reading

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Communicating Poorly With Approval

“My opposition to interviews lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language.” James Thurber Arguing for substance and … Continue reading

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