Archive for June, 2005

More On Memory

Wednesday, June 29th, 2005

Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth but not its twin. –Barbara Kingsolver

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Homecoming

Wednesday, June 29th, 2005

I have returned to the blissfully cool yet crowded Silicon Valley. I had a wonderful, nourishing visit to Austin. I am buried under unopened mail, the gardens need weeding, and the larder is empty. It will be a few days yet ’til I get back into a rhythm of posting and reading blogs. As I […]

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Of Memory

Tuesday, June 28th, 2005

There seems something more speakingly incomprehensible in the powers, the failures, the inequalities of memory, than in any other of our intelligences. The memory is sometimes so retentive, so serviceable, so obedient; at others, so bewildered and so weak; and at others again, so tyrannic, so beyond control! –Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

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