Category Archives: age

Contrary Old Nature Consuming Me

Salvete, quicumque legātis – The one thing we know the Universe likes is friction. Collisions, mutations, heat, stress, movement of life, consumption of life by life – it seems to me the broad essential link is movement and conflict, whether … Continue reading

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HOWARD AGAIN

Found an inexpensive copy of Conquering Sword of Conan – third book of the tales, as published by Ballantine/Del Rey. Took it up at bed last night, chose to re-read “Black Stranger”. I feel a little clunkiness in the writing, … Continue reading

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OUTBURST

I know, I know. I’m relatively feeble; I’m too sensitive, and not too sharp. AND – worst of all! – I’m spoiled; I’ve “had it too easy”. That is all I ever hear from Right-wingers, Left-wingers, hot-shots, malcontents, as well … Continue reading

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Old Age, Fatigue

Iis qui legant – Salvete.My theory is that when old age starts to shut us down, our simple, common human facets are worn away first, and what’s left of our selves clings to our obsessions and fetishes. Smiles fade, patience … Continue reading

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