From my late teens until my early twenties, I was a druggie who was down and out. It started with good times and a big ego. It continued into uncertain feelings, impulsive actions. Anxiety. Depression. Later even psychosis and institutionalization. But now I’m back with the creativity and dancing through life sober. I wrote about […]
Like I mentioned in an earlier post, I’m reading an English translation of Confessions by Saint Augustine. It is a key work in Christian theology, and a blueprint for later autobiographies. It is the life story of a North African man, who is schooled, teaches rhetoric, and later converts to Christianity. I am only halfway, […]
I had an discussion today about the division in art between ‘high’ and ‘low’. These were some arguments.
Metawriting: writing about writing my book.
I am reading the Illiad. It’s a story about heroes. How do you become a hero in the twenty-first century?