Monthly Archives: February 2020

Trump’s Border Wall Disrupts Coronavirus Antidote

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My son Sam was in Costco this afternoon, fighting his way through crowds of people pushing huge carts loaded with bottled water and canned goods and whatever else they thought might carry them through the disaster the threatening Corona virus … Continue reading

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Peter Handke’s Shocking Sentence

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I would have bet heavily against finding the following in any work by Peter Handke: And on their license plates they all had the number of the Oise Departement, where I was headed. Which number? Look it up in the … Continue reading

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Clouds: Photos and 3:55 am Musings

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Pages from Alex Caldiero’s notebook, 3:55 am, February 20, 2020 And to accompany his floating thoughts, depictions of my own:  

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  The narrator of Handke’s novel The Fruit Thief is walking through the city when he encounters familiar cast-iron covers for cables and pipes. They are made by a company called NORINCO, whatever that means, he wonders, a company that seems to … Continue reading

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