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Okay, I know it's not much after so long an absence, but still, it's something.
Milton Park, Harare, Zimbabwe (a couple of weeks ago).
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Lisa and I spent the weekend in Lille.
We also saw a print of a Chagall painting without a goat (some mistake, surely).
January 07, 2013 | Permalink
That's right. Goat rodeo sessions. Got a problem with that? Well, if it's good enough for Yo Yo Ma and Edgar Meyer, it's good enough for me:
December 28, 2012 | Permalink
Every year, the Swedish town of Gävle builds the largest straw goat in the world, weighing 3.6 tonnes, then burns it down. Here it is:
Why do they do this? Here's the story.
The goat has it's own blog here.
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It's the time of
the season when
some do and some
wondering if perhaps
they've jumped the
enviously, repenting at
leisure their earlier
choice. In this
time of change
when spirits turn
there is no
meeting of the minds.
November 29, 2012 | Permalink
Jess Walter: The Financial Lives of the Poets
Duncan Clarke: Africa's Future: Darkness to Destiny: How the past is shaping Africa's economic evolution
A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of PoetryEnriched by the short intros to each poem, sometimes critical, provided by Milosz.
Isaac Deutscher: The Non-Jewish JewThis was a great help in kickstarting the escalator post and is worth reading even if you aren't interested in escalators.
Louis & Allen Ginsberg: Family Business: Selected Letters Between a Father and SonThis collection of letters illustrates superbly the tensions that inhere in two types of reconciliation: the parental desire to judge and protect; and the filial desire to plough one's own furrow while seeking parental approval for the results.
Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar PetersonLouis Armstrong: Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson
Various Artists: Till The Night is Gone: A Tribute to Doc Pomus
The Cool Crooners of Bulawayo: Blue Sky
The Best Of Bill Frisell - Volume 1: Folk SongsBill Frisell: The Best Of Bill Frisell - Volume 1: Folk Songs