J. E. Pacheco, Morirás lejos. On James Mill, progressive versus traditional education, and charter schools. The other Foucault — what led him to politics? Crackeros, novelists I should read. I want to read but first I need to calm down. I don’t feel calm in small towns. I’d also like to live somewhere with bookstores, … More Things to read
I sold my earrings at the gold store to buy a silver ring in the market. I swapped that for old ink and a black notebook. This was before I forgot my pages on the seat of a train that was supposed to take me home. Whenever I arrived in a city, it seemed my … More The idea of houses
It is important to read this. Axé.
I’ve stopped categorizing posts or posting enough, and it has to do with a family crisis. I’ve considered announcing a hiatus or even declaring an end to the blog! But I haven’t decided yet. If you’ve followed my posts on Facebook you’ll know about the crisis, and about how it is forcing me to cure … More Des idées, yeah
Create online access to Dad’s Medicare account. His Medicare account number is his Social Security number. Send Dad’s POA to Medicare. Print POA and send with letter to every one of his MDs. Introduce myself and say I would like information on his condition. We want to make sure he is getting everything taken care … More More things I have to do
I recycled my tattered copy of Atala but found in it these yellowed notes, that I will transcribe and decipher later. I see that I have always been interested in the same things. Atala: le récit. 1. LES CHASSEURS. Chactas and his father are allied with Spaniards against Muscogles (Indians). Chactas is a prisoner of … More Atala
I have to talk to a TIAA financial consultant and you can do it weekdays in the evening, and on Saturday. I changed back to the aggressive formula, after years (at their urging) on the “moderately aggressive” formula. I would have spent my entire life on the very aggressive formula if they had not always … More The future
I want to make this. And I need to buy farm eggs this weekend. Axé.
Here is more for my article on the language of neoliberalism: for sports teams, one no longer says fans but “fan base.” The marketing department has taken over, and the “fan base” isn’t the fans but the media- and marketing catchment area. Axé.