Wednesday, November 4, 2020

With over four years of listening to it, I couldn’t listen to Trump or talk of him today or of anyone playing that game. My mind and my ears craved this apparently. I’ve been listening to it again and again today:

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

I’ve told some people that I’m about to start reading James Joyce’s Ulysses, again. I told some that we who had all gone to Catholic schools and most to Catholic colleges had likely not been assigned it. Even though the American Church is an Irish Church. I said I read it in Cleveland out loud on my couch next to my dog five pages a day. And I read it again in New York. I have a life of reasons to read it again now. Here’s a 2-3 minutes thing from youtube that may make you want to read it, if you didn’t already:

Monday, November 2, 2020

One of the many things newspapers can do. A talk with Greta Thunberg in The New York Times today. Fascinating, her 17-year-old innocent directness:

Sunday, November 1, 2020