Category Archives: conversations

Quiet Please! I Am Trying to Hear The Ghosts Behind The Scenery.

  I have always felt that there was a dialogue going on imperceptible to my inadequate senses like voices mumbling in another room, mumbling made up of light and waves and interruptions and strings of events, as if, with a … Continue reading

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Composing the Present: An Interview with John Cage

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
related interview with Cage http://pd.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/fa/2009/07/20090731_fa_02.mp3

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The Endless Curiosity of Oliver Sacks

Oliver Sacks was a completely unique and fascinating person on a passionate quest to understand the human experience in a scientific and empathetic way. One of my heroes, the world is a little less interesting without his continued explorations. Listening to … Continue reading

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February Dreams Part II

2/9/2014 Was it a deer or a horse? It did not matter; I had to cut it’s forelegs off just above the hooves with garden loppers. The large animal flopped to the ground and began writhing about with no hooves … Continue reading

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Dark Matter and Dinosaurs

I am fascinated by the way scientifically minded people approach the world as well as the things they discover and ponder. Krista Tippett asks some very insightful questions which produces a stimulating discussion about what goes on in Lisa Randall’s mind when … Continue reading

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Dreams of February 2014

Dream #1 Look at that parking job- I said pointing at an adjacent rooftop where a the back wheels of the tiny indigo car were on the wrong side of the parking barrier, a foot from a 40 foot drop down … Continue reading

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Vacation Alias

Vacation Alias The old man asked me for my name. For some reason I said, “Marshall.” “As in Marshall Dill Pickle?” he said, Producing a finger gun and The playful sound of shooting. I thought, I guess I will be … Continue reading

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