Pray for me, pray for my wife and children… …I am flying out of Oklahoma City on Delta flight #5101 at 12:35pm Central Standard Time, to arrive in Cincinnati at approximately 03:40pm. Following an hour layover, I will depart again on Delta flight #5050 at 04:35pm; to arrive in Baltimore at 06:07pm Eastern Standard Time. … Continue reading This One Goes Out To The One I Love
Bags packed and all is ready, as ready as it could be… A single carry-on bag of luggage containing enough clothing to last me a month (as long as I do laundry once a week) and all of the various sundry materials needful for this particular expedition: Bible, an elegantly bound copy of Moby Dick … Continue reading "…I shall say good night `til it be the morrow…"
“…I die content as I have lived: without significant enemy, without legitimate peer, and without true friend…” On this day was born Irish Composer and Pianist John Field, best known for being the first composer to write Nocturnes (impromptu compositions for piano of a single movement, that maintain a single mood throughout), the first of … Continue reading John Field (1782 – 1837)
Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the film is an adaptation of the Old English epic poem Beowulf and will be computer animated using motion capture techniques similar to Zemeckis`s The Polar Express. Starring Ray Winstone (as Beowulf), Anthony Hopkins (as King Hrothgar), Robin Wright Penn (as Queen Wealtheow), John Malkovich (as Unfearth), Crispin Glover (as Grendel) … Continue reading "Hwæt! We gardena in geardagum…"
A considerable amount of this day was spent in preparation for my imminent departure, which was slightly hampered by some few pressing needs of the immediate. The day began rather early and has only begun to wind down in the last couple of hours. Even at this late hour, after a long and cumbersome day, … Continue reading Little By Little, One Travels Far
“He is a god of lower case g. The unspoken premise… of worlds, lives, baby universes, philosophies on instrumental strings, everything. It all dances to his thought gyrations. And, like his Grecian ancestors, he Creates and Destroys by whim, by sigh; by purposeless breath of eyelash insignificance… Dancing carelessly on crimson-stained toes, he thinks he … Continue reading The Havoc He Wreaketh
Reservations are confirmed… I will be flying out of Oklahoma City on Saturday July 28th at Noon (Central time), arriving in Cincinnati by 03:40 (Eastern time) and departing again by 04:35pm, touching down in Baltimore by 06:07 in the early evening. From which my uncle will be picking me up at the airport and taking … Continue reading “…and I’m gonna be high as a kite by then…”