Articles, Reviews, Old Columns, Papers, other Stuff
I like everything. This results in being interested in almost everything. Serial interestedness has resulted in pages started, abandoned, and ocassionally revisited at blogspot, Google+, tumblr, Stumbleupon (that took awhile), Wordpress, Posterous, Pinterest, Twitter, Houzz. And yet, strangely, not every person who has my name is me. I am not on Facebook and I don't hang out on usenet. Neither is my cat.
The left brain me breaks software. It's a calling. I figure out what the software should do, all the ways it can break, write automation to break it, and then some knight arrives in shining armor to fix it.
The right brain me thinks this is important and will change the world. Actually, I think anything can change the world -- it's the intention that counts. The right brain me also thinks about stuff during those short snatches of time while software compiles and deploys, and while automation runs. Some of the things I have thought about appear below, in no particular order.
What matters: Love more than power, respect more than affection, forgiveness where it is wanted, and good will where it isn't. Speaking one's own truth where there are ears to hear it. Bearing silent witness where there is none. Not giving up on the people we love. Forgiving ourselves when others can't.
Articles on academia.edu
No pattern should be without some sort of meaning. ~William Morris
Current obsession: William Morris Tile, Morris & Co, and the beginnings of the Arts and Crafts Movement - More Morris articles here.
Solace Poetry is to serious poetry as pornography is to serious art. ~Daisy Fried
A couple poems
The Goddess of What I Wanted to Say
Fairy Tales are the Myths we Live By
Original Art Passions Fairy Tale site (links to prints, blogs)
Character forms a life regardless of how obscurely that life is lived and how light falls on it from the stars. ~James Hillman
Notes on some Hillman lectures I have attended
The Gestalt of Paranoia - A review of James Hillman's Eranos lecture, On Paranoia
Craft is what I do all day, art is what I have at the end of it. ~Harlan House
How to Make Ukrainian Easter Eggs
Functional Streaming Media for the Masses
Beyond Exorcism - New Approaches to Entity Handling - An alternative to traditional views on entities and multiple personality disorders
Memories, We Don't Need No Stinkin' Memories -
Book review of Ofshe and Watters Making Monsters
The Desperate Need for Beauty
Theologians Against Religion - Greg Singleton claims to have been teaching history since there wasn't any. I like this article so much I include it with my own.