Monthly Archives: May 2014

Received Ideas: Killing Peter Handke

On 22 May 2014 the London Review of Books published a diatribe against Peter Handke disguised as a review. I sent this letter to the Review in response, but they decided not to publish it. Because I think the answer … Continue reading

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Spring Wildflowers

flax and arrowleaf balsamroot

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Sava River

these photos are from last april when the sava was NOT flooding. and here’s a site with lots of photos from flooding in Bosnia over the last couple of days.  

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London Book Review Author: Absolutely Violent

In his putative review of Peter Handke’s Versuch ueber den Pilznarren (he never gets around to saying much about the book in question), Leland de la Durantaye quotes Jonathan Littell to the effect that if the poet Céline were alive he would try … Continue reading

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Waiting for Godot

An email from Zarko just reminded me of the sign left on a garden gate between Cologne and Bonn: BE RIGHT BACK! Godot

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Partial Mandiblectomy

With the left bottom jawbone lost to surgery, there’s no longer a canine tooth to corral Blue’s tongue. But he’s still a handsome fellow, don’t you think?

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Visitation by the HappyFace Virgin

The veterinarian shaved our cat Bella’s shoulder to check on a growth and the HappyFace (well, not broadly happyfaced) Virgin graced us with her presence. Please make appointments if you wish to see her, as we anticipate pilgrims from around … Continue reading

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Lichen Shadow Stone

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