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2/03/13 / Dance

The doctor understood life from so many vistas that he could move easily over and under and around a given situation. Junior, however, had the gift and talent of narrow determination. Only the narrow could be truly brave. -Matthew Pearl’s The Dante Club, pg. 115

Rant no. 1

I guess I’m trying to find or define the essence of man – what remains that’s common to us all after the money and fame and fortune (or misfortune) are stripped away. What remains then, what thoughts, actions, and feelings? I want to know what remains after you take aware where one lives and what [...]

On keeping records

I have been wondering since an early age why so much time is spent on making and curating records (of pretty much everything you can think of, both public and private). But I’m learning through living that record-keeping is truly invaluable, because not only does it serve to remind you of facts and thoughts, it [...]

Greene on life

It is one of the strange discoveries a man can make that life, however you lead it, contains moments of exhileration; there are always comparisons which can be made with worse times: even in danger and misery the pendulum swings. -Graham Greene’s The Power and the Glory, pg. 59

Am I crazy?

Am I really crazy for not being crazy about MacBooks and Mac OS? Am I crazy for actually preferring Windows and Linux? I must be, there’s no other explanation… Man…it’s been a while. But that’s what happens when you get a job, you get immersed in your work (if you’re lucky enough to enjoy it) [...]

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