Monthly Archives: June 2012

No such thing as an original sin

The other week, a friend was helping us take down our storm windows, and my job was to hold the bottom of the ladder and keep it stable.  He commented that they also serve who only stand and wait; this … Continue reading

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I’m not here right now

Back in the bad old days when deconstruction was cool, it was a commonplace that writing came before speech.  This is of course wrong in terms both of ontogeny and of phylogeny: language existed for tens of thousands of years … Continue reading

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