Remembering – Everything

Remembering

The obscurest epoch is today.
—Stevenson

Sep 122022
 

As you grow old, you forget, and as you forget, you have to stop lying, or at least cut way down.

Sep 092022
 

Rogues, dunces, and newspapermen have long been with us, but the rogues are no longer charming, the dunces no longer amiable, and the newspapermen no longer raffish.

Aug 262022
 

We so often demand that the dead meet the standards of the living, and so rarely that the living meet the standards of the dead.

Jun 152022
 

The psychologists tell us that what we possess we hold too dear — except our inherited civilization, which we are ever eager to part with on the cheap.