407. We Spend Our Lives

Continuing the echoes …                                                                                                   

‘We spend our lives, all of us, waiting for the great day, the great battle, or the deed of power. But that external consummation is not given to many: nor is it necessary. So long as our being is tensed, directed with passion, towards that which is the spirit of all things, then that spirit will emerge from our own hidden, nameless effort.

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406. Echoes Week

Okay, so I have a couple of hours while Char and Jay is away and my mind feels bombed, but I have to write something – I’m already a week behind on posts. (This is written on January 20.)

The Blog is not supposed to be a chore, but being on de facto paternity leave hasn’t as noted in previous posts given me more net time to blog or be creative, because those activities were usually hours and minutes I cannibalized from the chunks of time I could out of the apartment to work on my webdesign business.… Read more

404. Capitalism and the Arts and Priorities

These days I am mostly at home helping Char take care of Jay as per our new agreement, and which is a good thing since her hand has taken a turn for the worse.

It has been period for a period, while I have helped and she has been getting treatments, and I thought we could at least keep status quo as we have been trying to do since all of this started in September. … Read more