via The Scottish Play

via The Scottish Play “Let every man be master of his time/Till seven at night.” MacBeth in Shakespeare’s Scottish Play, 3.1.40-1 Check the fineprint… […] read more


Heraclitus Heraclitus of Ephesus – Stefano Bertuzzi From Heraclitus, Fragments Number 6 “The sun is new every day.” Number 12 “You cannot step twice into the same rivers ; for fresh waters are flowing in upon you.” Number 74 “It is the thunderbolt that steers the course of all things.” Fragments – Heraclitus, Brooks Haxton […] read more


Glyphs Pretty sure it was this week’s horoscopes that I finally completed the most recent round of signs, the symbols, the glyphs I use to mark each sign in the weekly horoscopes . Project began more than a year ago, and I’m finally at a point where it feels comfortable to me. My goal was […] read more

The Seventh Function of Language

The Seventh Function of Language The Seventh Function of Language – Laurent Binet & Sam Taylor Good press, and nice reviews are enticing. A word play in the opening sentences with an existential reference was fun, if acerbic? Prospero in Shakespeare’s The Tempest owes his power over the natural world to his books. In the […] read more

Vincit Qui Primum Gerit

Vincit Qui Primum Gerit Sunday! This Sunday in SA! See listing for details, and see the photo-blog for street cred. Sunday! Sunday in SA! for details Vincit Qui Primum Gerit Bexar County Line Two-Meat Tuesday Bexar County Line – Kramer Wetzel Bexar County Line San Pedro Creek San Pedro Creek – Kramer Wetzel San […] read more

From Marcus Aurelius

From Marcus Aurelius “16. Put an end once for all to this discussion of what a good man should be, and be one.” Excerpt From: Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius. “Meditations.” Book #10. Meditations: A New Translation (Modern Library) Marcus Aurelius (Loeb Classical Library) Delphi Complete Works of Marcus Aurelius – Marcus Aurelius Meditations – […] read more

Flaming Cheetos

Flaming Cheetos In passing, grocery store, other afternoon, I noticed a distinctive color of cheese snack, specifically, Flaming Hot Cheetos, in a small paper plate/scoop, with — what looked like — nacho cheese liberally ladled across the top. Same grocery store, we love the local chain HEB, same store, has “sushi” of sorts, and one […] read more

Analog Words

Analog Words The link-bait come-on was about ten literary blogs one should read. ”He words me, girls, he words me” Cleopatra in A&C, V.ii.192 I clicked through on three or four, realizing none of the proffered material was particularly cultured, having less than a few years each, and the design, it was all about selling […] read more

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