Monday, February 20, 2017

paterson padgett

I meant to mention that a couple weekends ago
we saw Jim Jarmusch's latest film PATERSON.
Great movie from one of my favorite directors.

It got me thinking of Ron Padgett too
and I sought out his book TED.
This is a fantastic read.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

cloud flight

Just finished reading two books:
and NIGHT FLIGHT (1932)

Thursday, February 9, 2017

snow day

No school today because of the snow! (No work either!)
I made this rough looking yeti, but my son topped me
with this odd looking fellow (last photo).
I don't know how that proboscis stayed on, very

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

alice journey

Listening to an old favorite record
Alice Coltrane's "Journey In Satchidananda."

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Hosai Ozaki

At lunch I started reading Hosai Ozaki's
collection of Big Sky haiku. A friend of
Taneda Santoka, I love this inspired poetry.



Thomas Pynchon's "V" is a book
I've carried around since college
and finally started reading this week.
I recently finished writing a novel
and am in that weird limbo between
writing another one. Helps to read,
read, read and recharge with good words.