Category Archives: California

Irrigation Canal Codex by Luis Alberto Urrea

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
Y los muchachos cling to the cantina’s jukebox heart, sing: we never go nowhere we never see nothing but work: these fingers bleed every daylong day, aching from la joda of the harvest– y la…

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My Mind Will Never Grow Up Completely: Models and Maps that Move

I like to think that I have changed a lot over the many years of my life, but I am still fascinated by similar things. I have always liked complex models. When I lived in California and my children were … Continue reading

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Time Travel Interview Part II

In Which I answer the last 18 questions posed by Marcel Proust’s aunt to the 14 year-old Proust. I gotta say these are pretty tough questions for a 14 year-old. I know if my aunt asked me these questions when … Continue reading

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Pieces of Summer 2012: A Date Book Journal Experiment

Pieces of my date book journal experiment of last summer. June 2012 I have no idea how to write in this small space, but I am sure something will occur to me.   I talked with a man today about … Continue reading

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Century #24: Arrival

From the journal of Ryan Tucker River Bend Academy of Art 8/21/1982   I have arrived, and settled into my room, which is small just big enough for an old military style metal bunk with a thin mattress and a … Continue reading

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Century #22: Surflessness

From the Journal of Mylo Grove: July 19, 1998 My mom read the pages I wrote. She thought it was perfect. She said that even if she hadn’t known me and picked that up and read it, she would know … Continue reading

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Century #21: Mylo’s Island Life

From the journal of Mylo Grove July 18, 1998 My mom is a biologist. She studies how animals and plants next to the ocean and in the ocean interact with each other. That’s how we ended up living on Finley … Continue reading

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