Archive for August, 2006

Someone Please Turn Off The Internet

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

I go through phases of information gluttony and fasting, and these are usually mirrored by phases of creative inactivity and output. In other words, when I’m on the computer too much, creative expression by other means comes to a dead stop. I’ve been working so many hours. The few I have free I use on […]

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Loneliness That Strong

Monday, August 28th, 2006

At times I was so lonely I was amazed I didn’t just expire right there on the spot, as if loneliness that strong were a divine thunderbolt that could strike me down at any moment, whether I was in bed, at a crowded dinner table, or at an empty roadside stop. –Lucy Grealy, Autobiography of […]

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Weekend Update

Monday, August 28th, 2006

On Saturday I led a team of 18 people in the establishment of a 7,000-book elementary school library. The library had been closed for over a year for lack of a librarian (funding cuts). The books had been boxed up and stored. The SF Connect project goal was to unpack those boxes, along with scores […]

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