Kramer Wetzel

That Smell

That Smell Walk into a grocery store, first Smell? Nag Champa incense. Where am I? HEB, South Austin. Duh. They have it, like, on an end cap.

Virgo 2017

Virgo 2017 August 22, 2017 around 1635 hours. Virgo 2017 image Virgo 2017 Your mileage may vary. Eclipse notes.

From Marcus Aurelius

From Marcus Aurelius “Well-being is good luck, good character.” Book Seven, #17 Excerpt From: Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius. “Meditations.” “17. Well-being is a good Being, or a ruling Reason that is good. What then doest thou here, O Imagination? Avaunt, in God’s name, as thou earnest, for I desire thee not! But thou art [...]


Madman Red hair, and a formerly pale complexion, the quick glance, that first image. Angry, and a disquiet thought includes a joke about Red-Heads and emotions, but the seething diatribe makes it obvious this one step beyond normal. The manager at What–A–Burger is short, maybe, less than five feet tall, perhaps as wide, clearly Latin [...]


E-Readers Of the three parts, the only one I paid close attention to was the comment about i-Books. Hands down, the best software for reading. For me, this is, anymore, reading in bed or on the couch. Reclining, as it were. Kindle UI is clunky, to me. Awkward and ungainly — that’s me. I adore [...]

From Marcus Aurelius Book 8

From Marcus Aurelius Book 8 “27. Thou hast three relationships the first to the vessel thou art contained in; the second to the divine Cause wherefrom issue all things to all; and the third to those that dwell with thee.” Book VIII #27 When I looked up two alternate interpretations, they all seemed to so [...]

Revisiting: Tales of the City

Revisiting: Tales of the City Tales of the City – Armistead Maupin Passing through SFO, when I was 12 or 14 years old, I have one startling image of fog rolling over the coastline hills and that fog cascading down into the bay. But I never spent time there until much later. Clouds spilling over [...]

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