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Dixie's Uncle Paul & Aunt Sophia

Many folks from East Perry County remember Dixie Degenhardt cruising the roads of Altenburg in his pick-up truck.  Dixie lived to almost 100 years old and died a few years back.  638 more words

wittgenstein’s poker & patience (after sebald)

wittgenstein’s poker

a meeting of the moral sciences club in king’s college cambridge in 1946, where, allegedly, wittgenstein brandished a poker threateningly at karl popper: not much material for a book, you might think – but not so, dear reader, for in this meeting lie the two rival approaches to the primary question of 20th-century philosophy 622 more words


Textual pleasures

I am enjoying today’s “reading for pleasure” book, W. G. Sebald’s Austerlitz in this beautiful cafe with a cup of Earl Grey tea.

Small Point Café, Providence

Austerlitz: Proxy Psychoanalysis and the End(s) of Repression

William Lennon

“No one can explain exactly what happens within us when the doors behind which our childhood terrors lurk are flung open.”[1]

W.G. Sebald’s… 4,084 more words


Everything here is made from love and dedicated to memory

In 2013 a blog post appeared from two former students of the writer W.G. Sebald. They had returned to their notes and had gathered a list of remarks and tips from their teacher. 915 more words

Not Sport

A Fragment of San Francisco

Continuation of the tale of our recent trip to California  

We had four nights at a normal hotel near Union Square. It was a practical place to stay though I wouldn’t be able to remember anything from that hotel. 841 more words


A new person


  • More women in leadership, everywhere
  • Less time on Twitter for everyone
  • At least two clementines a day for the entire season
  • Moisturize your face…
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