Category Archives: Century

It Is The Time of Monsters and We Keep Feeding the Monsters

“Perhaps the most succinct characterization of the epoch which began with the First World War is the well-known phrase attributed to Gramsci: “The old world is dying away, and the new world struggles to come forth: now is the time … 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 #23: Listening For Visions

From the Journal of Lita Hopkins 6/12/30 Mr. Papandreus, the shepherd, and his wife, Nika, live up the hill. I hear his pipes as he and his youngest son play and sing the sheep down to the pens in the … 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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Century #20: Closer to Home

From the journal of Lita Hopkins Corfu 6/7/30 Last night I lay awake listening to Charles’ wrestle his dream demons, but in calm moment soft notes of the shepherd’s pipes from up the hill blended with the rattling of olive … Continue reading

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Century #19: War’s Legacy

From the journal of Lita Hopkins Corfu 6/4/30 Charles has agreed to aid Professor Coyle with his book on early Christian monastic life and its lineage to the present. I am not sure if that is exactly it, but it … Continue reading

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