movie log, 2 of n

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Bits and Pieces


It’s been five months since the first movie log. Looking back, I was convinced that I hadn’t watched as many movies as before. Life had been relentless; certainly there hadn’t been time to join the usual watch parties? And that, kids, is why you should always rely on data instead Read more…

A black fountain pen on a journal page

Collected quotes, 4 of n

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Bits and Pieces


He had so much to give—stories, reflection, engagement—that somehow none of us ever noticed just how much he was withholding. He could love everybody on the terms on which they needed to be loved, give everybody what they needed to receive; and so, in the end, none of us really Read more…

movie log, 1 of n

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Bits and Pieces


I’ve never been a “movie person.” Stories of all kinds compel me, but I’ve never had any particular interest in, nor attachment to, film. The most commitment I’ve consistently shown is shushing people for talking in a theatre, but that’s more about preserving the experience rather than any distinct reverence Read more…

Collected links, 1 of n

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Bits and Pieces


I’ve spent the past couple of weeks getting my heart torn apart (and stitched back together) by animated series. First, there was the seventh and final season of The Clone Wars, which steered the series to the pitch-perfect and devastating conclusion that fans had given up hoping for after six1Can Read more…

A black fountain pen on a journal page

Collected quotes, 1 of n

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Bits and Pieces


All these clocks, like the whole information industry today, run the risk of no longer communicating anything because they tell too much. But they also possess another characteristic of the information industry: they no longer speak of anything except themselves and their internal functioning. Eco, Umberto. “How Not to Know Read more…