Don’t Believe All You Read In The Headlines

It is disturbing to watch the fabric of reality being torn in two. Each reality seems, in the eyes of its beholder, to be absolute and inviolable. To me, it seems obvious that we should take the advice of medical professionals to maintain social distancing and wear a face covering in public to contain theContinue reading “Don’t Believe All You Read In The Headlines”

Day 42

Day 42 – Total confirmed cases in US: 939,249 There is something ominous about monotony, like waiting for something new and different to come is mixed with fear that the new thing is going to be even worse than the old one. They say that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing overContinue reading “Day 42”

Day 20

Day 20 – Total confirmed cases in US: 278,458 It seems like a dream already: crowds of people barbequing at Orchard Beach or tossing Frisbees in Sheep’s Meadow. I miss the background rumble of human voices, gruff and sweet. I miss watching young people pushing the limits of their bodies with all the energy peculiarContinue reading “Day 20”

Pressure

There are three proven ways to relieve pressure: Sex Drugs Rock’n’Roll And when the other two go to shit you can always count on the savage-breast-soothing charms of music. I don’t have a lot of soft spots left but I’ve got one for The Kinks. This song, from their 1981 collection Low Budget, packs justContinue reading “Pressure”