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Civility

Thinking ’bout the South THE SEMIOTICS OF REGARD Today’s New York Times ran one of those borderline-quaint regional features about the decline of manners in the South (“A Last Bastion of Civility”). I suppose it’s not easy to find an … Continue reading

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Strange Doors, Moving Loops

Thinking about Writing THE THING-NESS OF THE BOOK “A book is a network.” Great phrase. Evocative. From new-publishing guru Todd Sattersten. I picked it up at a mind-widening webinar he hosted last week via O’Reilly TOC. (I highly recommend him and … Continue reading

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This One My Niece Made

Thinking about Writing (and Design) LOOKING AT, LOOKING FOR She sits right on my desk. Peering at me just this way, day after day. My niece. She’s concentrating really hard because she’s taking a picture of herself. Or trying to. … Continue reading

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Villains

Thinking about our Great Wide World WHEN TO FIGHT AND HOW He buried the lead. In last Sunday’s NY Times Opinion section, Drew Westen wrote an article called “What Happened to Obama?” (Maureen Dowd quoted it a few days later.) … Continue reading

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Postmodern

Thinking about Design A PICTURE OF A PICTURE OF A PICTURE When I say I live in a “postmodern” world (which I seldom do, but taking this snapshot made me think about it), what I mean is that I live … Continue reading

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