Screaming Planet

Where old bloggers come to die.

Summertime

[flickr]photo:5954959569[/flickr] The summer is here to remind us, because we tend to forget. It is easy to forget in the winter, wrapped in layers upon layers of insulation, hibernating beneath the frozen cover of ice and frost, but in summer it is all around us, in the rub of sweaty flesh, the moist stench of […]

Still Not Quite

[flickr]photo:4831145124[/flickr] Surgery did throw me off rhythm for a while, but I can’t really blame the first-person encounter with stomach lacerations without anesthesia for the long silence. It has a lot more to do with the twin devils of work and procrastination, the main reasons why I’m not exercising regularly, eating healthy, completing that damn […]

Taking the Gentle Approach

[flickr]photo:4321788297[/flickr] One intriguing perspective shift I was reminded of yesterday was that everything is an event. This does not mean that my having coffee this morning amounts to high drama ranking up there with The Ring Cycle (pick one) worthy of a rapt audience following every minute detail thereof, as many twitterinos seem to believe. […]

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The Mutating City

I’m on to Them. Finally, after years in the dark, playing the frog-to-be-boiled to their slow squeeze, I’ve realized what is going on: we’re getting boxed in. They tell me that the situation has been like this, or even worse for quite a while now in places such as the US, where there are actual […]

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