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Memories Of Past Travels (East Coast Speed Trip 2014/Part 3)

(4/19/18)

“New York gets god awful cold in the winter but there’s a feeling of wacky comradeship somewhere in the streets.” – Jack Kerouac

I had been to New York City on several occasions but this was the first time I ever drove into the city as opposed to flying in. 490 more words

There’s more where that came from

“Letting your mind play is the best way to solve problems.”—Bill Watterson

The perks of being a writer are many. One of my favorites is hearing from readers. 305 more words

What the holy bigwigs failed to mention: spirituality’s missing ingredient

“Everything is ecstasy, inside. We just don’t know it because of our thinking-minds. But in our true blissful essence everything is alright forever and forever and forever.”—Jack Kerouac… 322 more words

The Twitter accounts of great (albeit) dead authors

02 April 2018 | Kate Dwyer | The Paris Review

“On February 13, just after midnight, the Daily Kerouac Twitter account tweeted, “As I’m writing this, the radio says there’s a foot of snow falling on Long Island.” A Twitter user named Susan replied, “Turn off the radio, go outside and listen to the snow.” 1,466 more words

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Jack Kerouac — The Vale of Soul-Making

So therefore I dedicate myself to myself, to my art, my sleep, my dreams, my labors, my suffrances, my loneliness, my unique madness, my endless absorption and hunger—because I cannot dedicate myself to any fellow being. 9 more words

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Jack Kerouac

My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them. — Jack Kerouac

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Joyce Johnson says:

“Jack (Kerouac) loved
women not only
for their bodies

but for the stories
that came into being

as they interacted with him–
— they were part of his “road,” — 15 more words