Abuse Cage

J Cage – tapa shared CC by maulurizen I was sent this fantastic video by my friend and TRU co-conspirator Irwin: It took me a while to place the voice, but of course it’s John Cage. I’m reminded of a day more than a decade ago, when I was working as a “course development researcher” […]

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As spring increasingly asserts its will in a back-and-forth battle with winter, the temperature swings are creating wild effects here at Paul Lake. A couple weeks back, a long stretch of very warm temperatures had melted an inch of water on top of the lake’s ice sheet. A quick plunge in temperatures, unusual in that […]

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Everything Counts

OK, that last post is a little heavy, with a weekend impending I feel the need to toss in some gratuitous levity and wonder. This has so many irresistible elements: groovy sounds, low-and-high-tech Rube Goldbergian cleverness, Latino cool, insanely cute kids. It’s also the first time I can recall liking the sounds of a recorder! […]

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I go there

Catching up on my RSS feeds, I enjoyed reading this post by Darren Barefoot about the “restricted cat” (or cougar), an oddly innocuous and kid-sweet warning about impending adult-only content: Watching that cute pre-picture cat reminded me of when we lived in Hermosillo, Mexico in the late 90’s. We went to a lot of movies […]

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