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The Magic of Muses

Several months ago I came across the greatest photo I have ever encountered; a simple black and white portrait of two older men, with nothing obviously extraordinary going on. 770 more words

Creative Writing

The cyborg on the page

In an excellent anthology of his short stories, the author Joe Haldeman describes an exercise that he used to give to his students at M.I.T., where he taught a course on science fiction for many years. 1,110 more words

Writing

"live a thousand summers"

Summer in the Air

Time is so strange and life is twice as strange
You’re only you, here, now — the present you
Some people turn sad awfully young… 109 more words

Writing

Words to remember 


The Wise Martian scene from The Martian Chronicles, 1980

Secret? There is no secret. Anyone with a heart can see the way to live. By watching life, observing nature, and cooperating with it. 87 more words

Philosophy

What I'm Reading Wednesday

Well, it is another rainy day here in Chicago, one of many this summer. There is also a slight chill in the air since it is so gloomy and autumn is right around the corner. 401 more words

Books

Cocktail Hour: The Pedestrian

In 1951 Ray Bradbury wrote one of his most famous short stories, The Pedestrian. It is a tale about a man named Leonard Mead… 237 more words

Cocktails & Recipes