Category Archives: quotidiana
A video from number one son Nick, who got his drone pilot license earlier this year. Credit for his hand and eye coordination, and sense of picture composition, goes to his mom, not me.
Language is the most massive and inclusive art we know, a mountainous and anonymous work of unconscious generations. Edward Sapir,Language, 1921.
Recently listening to songs from the 1960s Borges-Piazzolla collaboration, especially the great ‘Jacinto Chiclana’. There is an amazing guitar version on Youtube played by Cesar Amaro; if you’ve never heard it sung, there is a lively version by Cuarteto Zupay … Continue reading
And a happy New Year!
Serious problems with my very old and partially scrungled ubuntu server finally forced me to upgrade both server and wordpress. So far so good; the new server is much more stable, and a couple of functions that were broken on … Continue reading
A 6.3 earthquake this afternoon. Supposedly only 5.0 in Puli, but one of the strongest and longest I’ve felt in a long time. Bookshelves down again, *&^%&!@$#!! This time both at home and in my office AGAIN, the second time … Continue reading
Have finally thrown up my hands and begun to prepare my home desktop computer for Windows 7, and like all donkeys I’m doing it because of the carrot and the stick. The stick is the fact that our school’s computers, … Continue reading