Monthly Archives: March 2017


In more than five-and-a-half years of weekly written thought, it has seldom reflected strictly selfish personal concerns outside of a larger context. And this week I believe I will build to a larger context before I am through, but I … Continue reading

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The Colour of Happiness

In her Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter, Simone de Beauvoir remembers from her childhood “the luminous sparkle of candied fruits, the cloudy lustre of jellies, the kaleidoscopic inflorescence of acidulated fruit-drops—green, red, orange, violet—I coveted the colours themselves as much … Continue reading

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Happiness, nonetheless…

I considered first doing some research, which may have made for more enlightened thought, but decided instead to jump right in and muddle my way through. This week I am working to unravel us, them, mine, and yours. I will … Continue reading

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This week I read the short story “Liking What You See: A Documentary”—(written by Ted Chiang in his collection “Stories of Your Life and Others”). The narrative revolves around a technology that blocks the neural pathways dedicated to evaluating the … Continue reading

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