Monthly Archives: July 2010

Trying to impress the dog

Jelly Roll Morton and His Red Chili Peppers, “Ponchatrain Blues Fox Trot,” 1930.

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More Saramago

Some time ago I had occasion to celebrate Jose Saramago’s novel, The Cave. I just came across an interesting interview with Saramago, where I learned he wrote a novel entitled The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis. Reis is … Continue reading

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When spring returns

When spring returns Perhaps I will no longer be in the world. Today I wish I could think of Spring as a person So that I could imagine her crying for me When she sees that she’s lost her only … Continue reading

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Remembering is forgetting

“When we study, discuss, analyze a reality, we analyze it as it appears in our mind, in our memory. We know reality only in the past tense. We do not know it as it is in the present, in the … Continue reading

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How time could be an illusion

So suppose you stumble across a packet of four index cards. They read as follows: #1: “At E there is evidence of M, L, F, and D” #2: “At M there is evidence of D and F” #3: “At G … Continue reading

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