Reading music: Please consider listening to John Cage’s “In a Landscape” as you enjoy this edition.
I, for one, intentionally avoid mirrors and unnecessary words but I catch myself, from time to time, falling casually into rhetoric and mimosas sound good on a hot day like today when I’d rather not mow the yard and sneeze all afternoon--wait, what(?)--I was avoiding mirrors and thinking and then the hot day, mimosas, rhetoric, mimetic patterns, the unconscious construction of sentences spoken with phrases like, “I for one,” which “I” already captures and now I’ve used all the unnecessary words too because of a lack of intentionality I wonder where do the days go?
- I’ve been writing poems again and pairing these with essays so juxtaposing two things that hopefully create a third in the imagination which is to say here’s a metaphorical experience for you. Poem: Superfluous Mimosas of the Future Past and An Essay Doing Nothing on How Poems Do Nothing.
- Mycoremediation! I was so excited to read how mushrooms are being used to restore environments devastated by recent fires in Northern California.
- Jimi Hendrix sings and plays finger-style blues on a 12-string acoustic guitar!
- Happiness and the Gorilla for anyone else out there looking for the balance.
- If you’re getting on a plane this summer, here’s how to travel according to flight attendants.
As you are.