Monthly Archives: May 2011

Apocalypse Beans

“One can’t believe impossible things.” “I daresay you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. “ … Continue reading

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The Italian Peasant Experiment

Once you grow up, you are expected only to make believe when you are cast in a play…and then you call it acting, and it is serious. I never quite stopped playing pretend games, however.  Probably my love for theatre … Continue reading

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Suspended in her jar

The sun is shining.  I am eating a mango.  Ideologies fade like miasma. I am firmly of the conviction that the pleasure of eating good food puts one in direct contact with the ineffable Good, which is too often mediated … Continue reading

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A bit of a rant.

I’m not sure what is more interesting, historical events or people’s reactions to them.  Since I am hopelessly addicted to observing human nature, I regularly subject myself to the teeth-grinding torment of reading the “comments” section on Yahoo News reports. … Continue reading

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