Sun by Edvard Munch

The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer As a kid growing up in Connecticut summer began with Memorial Day while Labor Day was the unofficial end of summertime. When we worked at Quassy that was the “season”.…

Gutenberg Bible

Printing Changed the World

How Printing Changed the World My beginnings as a printer Printing has been a huge part of life since high school. All of my courses were advanced math and science and any Advanced Placement classes…

Catharsis in Wonderland

Catharsis & Anxiety

Catharsis “The process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions.” Catharsis is purification of the soul from the tragedy of hamartia (fancy Greek literary terms). For my own tragedy I am…

The Sirens of Titan

The Sirens of Titan By Kurt Vonnegut Jr [caption id="attachment_413" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Layers of Titan[/caption] Opening This is a post that I will be working on all week as I re-read one of Kurt Vonnegut’s…

Spiralling particles

Sunday, 28 May 2017

I have been composing this post since Friday intermittently (I have limited computer access on weekends and none on Holidays). There has been so many developments. Doctors, baseball games, academics, siblings, weather - all of…