At the Bookstore

At the Bookstore Recently, while wandering in and among the aisles of the last remaining big box bookstore, I happened across a section of “classics,” branded as such and published, looks like in-house, by the store’s parent. The layout of the books, trade paperback, suggested that the actual content, the text of the textbook, was […] read more

Door Into Summer

Door Into Summer Two copies of the classic, The Door Into Summer… Weird to find two copies of the text in my library, but there it is. One with heightened emotional content, and one with obvious historical value to me. Finally, there’s a third copy, nowhere to be found, that was spare I picked up […] read more

Role of Libraries

Role of Libraries So what is Role of Libraries in the digital age? I got lucky, growing up, there was one public library, I still recall the juvenile science fiction, a tiny corner, tucked away. Singular memory, floating free, the look of library-bound copies of books, the smell of a rose-oil librarian, and books. Dust. […] read more

St. Botolph

St. Botolph June 17 is St. Botolph’s Day. What’s that mean? St. Botolph St. Botolph (via wikipedia.org). Semi-official Catholic version. Thin pickings. Thin indeed. I was looking for the entry, I used to have an image of a St. Botoloph’s Church, think in London, but the image eludes my grasp, now. Best I got, thus […] read more

Tracking Your E-mail

Tracking Your E-mail Talking with an Aquarius client the other afternoon, I was listening to tales of how the client’s customer had opened and read an e-mail message three or four times, in the course of an afternoon. To me, this is is an invasion of privacy, and I have a very clear guideline for […] read more

Hurricane preparations

Hurricane preparations As suggested by the Texas Department of Public Safety. My own version, earlier. Current version? Looks much the same. Boxes with books, candles, canned food, bottled water. Heavy weather, not long ago, made me remember. What would I grab, if I was forced to evacuate? Drop a tablet (iPad) into a canvas shoulder […] read more

Saturn in Scorpio Redo

Saturn in Scorpio Redo It’s the redo, the echo, the end of the world, according to some, and I refuse to be a naysayer like that. As an adjunct to my HOROSCOPES, or an addenum to the weekly video, the breakdown is like this, just as Mercury is no longer retrograde, just as the new […] read more

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