Today is a splashing of melancholy for me as I half-heartedly celebrate 25 years residency in Europe. I vividly remember the adjustment and chaos of registering as an alien, just as my mother had done 41 years before on Ellis Island off of New York with that Statue of Liberty glowing down and saying, yes […]
Source: Susan Sontag is forever. Who on earth will remember Kakutani, but a few?
Originally posted on Gerald Thomas Blog:
The New York Times Literary critic is stepping down after 38 years. Wow. Great. There will be another one on Monday. Will she be remembered? I doubt it. But Susan Sontag will. For ever ! Gerald Thomas ?
Seclusion and Solitude working Hand in Hand in silent Chaos
…and suddenly, Sex·a·ge·nar·i·an, a Noun on approach and a Valentine’s Day mini-manifesto. The Chinese cycle of life and the year of the Monkey (yeah, go figure), 1956 and 2016. The Chinese believe that the only consequential birthdays are the first, the 10th, and yes, the…I can’t even count that far. I suppose that it is […]