Portishead on the iPod, beloved is asleep in bed. It’s midnight. Where does the time go? What happens to all the days and years, when every minute is so eventful? What happened to yesterday’s wars, and how come the same one is happening now? Oh Israel, oh Palestine, you’ve been down this road before. How […]
It isn’t opportunistic to use this moment to talk about climate change. It is critical. Whether or not the storm that battered the East Coast of the US last night can be directly attributable to anthropogenic climate change is almost irrelevant.
?wmode=transparent” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen> Gorgeous. I hope you’ll enjoy this as much as I did.
Fall is a noun that balances the foreboding, warning metallic bite of winter with the seasonal promise of autumn and its grand projects, freshly minted lists of goals and projects, and its exquisite and fleeting beauty. This year it is also election season, alternately bleak and funny, crisp like a new white shirt worn with […]
North American culture is a study in contrasts, where modesty and restraint, good sense and earnest impulses coexist with coarse ambition, and money and celebrity worship. So what else is new? Breastfeeding moms on the cover of Time magazine, and bottom-feeding criminals circling around futures markets or tearing down the highway to hell. Live and […]
My email account disappeared the other day. Where did it go, I wondered dully, as the site informed me that I did not have access to all my emails, contacts, calendar and more. And why did I think this relationship, would last forever – this thing between me and a scrollable screen filled with thousands […]
Paris makes me happy in general. I love the Tuileries (who doesn’t), the creamy buildings with their mansard roofs, the perfect bread, the fashions, the wide, elegant boulevards, the history, and the Evian water ad that plays in a certain public washroom I may have visited recently. My heart soars as I enter the Marais […]
I have taken on a mission, and I intend to see it through to the end, with possible success stories or at least some kind of story to relate after. It is possible that my people view me as the leader of the expedition, but it is equally possible that they would scoff and say […]
Video of time lapse photography from international space station