Saturday, December 15, 2018
Filled with coffee from breakfast with a friend in from Cleveland. I just looked at the Times. I'm not a big weekend newspaper reader. News items aren't as immediate come Saturday. Weekdays I like better. There's a weekday pace even to newspapers that's better. I set the alarm for the same time every day hoping to keep a Monday-Friday tempo on weekends. It doesn't work though. People will wait in long lines for brunch to kill the time.
Friday, December 14, 2018
Thursday, December 13, 2018
It was cold today with the sign on Chambers Street. But the sky was wonderfully gray like a Thomas Hardy novel. Snow was coming. I listened to 'John Wesley Harding' when I got home. I had the album in college in 1968. I can see it sitting on the top of some kind of high table we had. It came out around Christmas. I played it a lot.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
'Health and literacy are deeply connected because a quality education is at the core of sustaining a healthy life,' said Linda C. Mayes, M.D., the Arnold Gesell Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology, and director of the Yale Child Study Center.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
'For kids who are exposed to books at home, the loss of a library is sad. But for kids who come from environments where people don't read, the loss of a library is a tragedy that might keep them from ever discovering the joys of reading-or from gathering the kind of information that will decide their lot in life.'
― Michael Moore
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Saturday, December 8, 2018
'It was the 31st of August in 1962 that eighteen of us traveled twenty-six miles to the county courthouse in Indianola to try to register to become first-class citizens. We was met in Indianola by policemen, Highway Patrolmen, and they only allowed two of us in to take the literacy test at the time.'