Saturday, July 4, 2020

summer 2020

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Spring Points” has 25 sections, some relatively long, many short, altogether about 30,000 words. It’s an ordered set of topics—a project within The Project—not a list of sundry interests.

June 20 | I’m creative exuberance, immersed in the “Point” project. It didn’t get finished as early as I anticipated because creative process is integral: I got to a confluence of themes (halfway through the project) that became a viscous highland—which is actually a joy: finding “too much” tangled brush to sort out on schedule.

Saturday, June 6, 2020

spring 2020

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being of the point in a life” may seem obliquely titled, but it’s apt for beginning a new project that will be an ordered set of prospective topics.

Friday, June 5, 2020

being of the point in a life

“What’s the point?” is at least implicit to any focused attention (though commonly explicit), yet also implicit to unfocused interest, like the intrinsic curiosity of children and older explorers: What’s implicitly “there” to be discovered? What’s interesting? What’s satisfying?

And “So, what?”: What’s important? What’s worthwhile?

Thursday, March 19, 2020

winter 2020

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Today among days, I find increasing media opinion that We are in a milestone of the century. Tom Friedman is an example.

Yet, I find far more opinion indicating that a new season is merely postponed.

In my opinion, fall of 2020, then 2021 are to be fabulous for Euro-American life—not to forget others’ suffering. My modest life is, as I said last year, “luxury compared to what most of humanity endures daily. But I do my best to be basically optimistic.”