I became insane with long intervals of horrible sanity.
Edgar Allen Poe

The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all.
- H. L. Mencken

Many people would sooner die than think; In fact, they do so
-Bertrand Russell

What I have been telling you, from alpha to omega, what is the one great thing the sigil taught me — that everything in life is miraculous. For the sigil taught me that it rests within the power of each of us to awaken at will from a dragging nightmare of life made up of unimportant tasks and tedious useless little habits, to see life as it really is, and to rejoice in its exquisite wonderfulness. If the sigil were proved to be the top of a tomato-can, it would not alter that big fact, nor my fixed faith. No Harrowby, the common names we call things by do not matter — except to show how very dull we are ...
-James Branch Cabell

August 04, 2014 - 6:40 p.m.

Cover Boy

I just got back from Falcon Ridge and I'm about to go out so I don't have time to write. But in a sense Richard wrote a guest entry for me. I'm the cover boy of Acoustic Live, Acoustic Live presents its nominee for The Undisputed All-Time Heavyweight Champion of Folk Music Support. He says much nicer things about me than I can write myself. He them better too. You can also find out what's music is going on in the area in the bible of the New York folk community. I might write later but probably will wait till tomorrow morning. Lots to talk about, a festival and my Max & Caila's wedding.





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