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2020-08-09: Daily running route yard signage report for 09aug2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-08-09: My wife is reading Darwyn Cooke’s NEW FRONTIER for the first time. I’m envious: …

2020-08-09: Issue 0016 of MacroParentheticals is on its way to inboxes; the week is done / the week begins. Back …

2020-08-08: Main thing keeping me from using iA Writer as my main online writing tool: unlike Drafts, the sync …

2020-08-08: Marley approves.

2020-08-08: Backyard patio work continues.

2020-08-08: Daily running route yard signage report for 08aug2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-08-08: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Bricks and Hyperglycemic TimeTasks.

2020-08-07: Daily running route yard signage report for 07aug2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-08-07: A tow truck towing a school bus greeted me at the outset of the morning’s run. An ominous - …

2020-08-07: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Year 39, Attained.

2020-08-06: Evidence of Jorkie approval.

2020-08-06: Backyard patio work continues with couch placement (The Jorkie approves of her new guard/barking …

2020-08-06: EarBliss, 06aug2020: AND THEIR REFINEMENT OF THE DECLINE, by Stars of the Lid.

2020-08-06: Daily running route yard signage report for 06aug2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-08-06: 📚 Reading, 06aug2020.

2020-08-06: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Fortnightly Adventures in Cyborg Sleep Deprivation.

2020-08-05: Parking lot office day.

2020-08-05: Daily running route yard signage report for 05aug2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-08-05: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Systems Thought About So I Don’t Have to Have …

2020-08-04:

2020-08-04: Links, 04aug2020 How the Pandemic Defeated America, via The Atlantic. Wong Kar Wai Sets ‘Blossoms Shanghai’ As Debut …

2020-08-04: Daily running route yard signage report for 04aug2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-08-04: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Once More, with Feeling: I’LL BE GONE IN THE DARK.

2020-08-04: Quoted: Nick Cave, 04aug2020 “In my experience, lyrics are almost always seemingly just not coming. This is the tearful …

2020-08-03: EarBliss, 03aug2020: ENDESSIAH, by Treha Sektori.

2020-08-03: With the addition of cup-bearing Baby Yoda to my desk, any mental fuckeries can be defused with a …

2020-08-03: Daily running route yard signage report for 03aug2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-08-03: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Doomscroll / Buzzkill / Baby Yoda.

2020-08-02: Links, 02aug2020 Monk’s dream deferred: a record in limbo, via The Economist. Democrats demand answers from …

2020-08-02: Figured out a solution to the the aforementioned timesuck problem: installed Forest on the iPad and …

2020-08-02:

2020-08-02: Daily running route yard signage report for 02aug2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-08-02: Screen Time would be a lot more useful - I think, anyhow - if you could limit your number of app …

2020-08-02: A wordy - though update-laden - 15th dispatch of MacroParentheticals is on its way to inboxes; the …

2020-08-01: Saturday.

2020-08-01: Daily running route yard signage report for 01aug2020: 110 houses, 7* Tumor/Pestilence signs (-1), 0 …

2020-08-01: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…Of Blisses Followed and Corkboards Pinned and Etc Etc …

2020-08-01: Finally found more Chemex filters. Preparations complete for the next phase of the plague.

2020-07-31: Daily running route yard signage report for 31jul2020... 110 houses, 8* Tumor/Pestilence signs (+1), 0 Biden signs (+/-0); 94 days and 13 hours remain until …

2020-07-31: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… The Latest Necessity in Educator Back-to-School …

2020-07-31: A heartening morning on the podcast thinking front. I miss interviewing people, and seeing that a …

2020-07-30: Links, 30jul2020 At the heart of dismal U.S. coronavirus response, a fraught relationship with masks, via The …

2020-07-30: Mulchapalooza 2020 continues.

2020-07-30: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… When Eagles Attack / TO:KY:OO.

2020-07-29: Finally purchased Liam Wong’s sublime book of Tokyo night photography, TO:KY:OO, and am already in …

2020-07-29: Daily running route yard signage report for 29jul2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-29: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Horns Honking and Yard Signs Signing.

2020-07-29: It’s been a week since I’ve posted to the “big two” social network slot …

2020-07-28: Daily running route yard signage report for 28jul2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (-1), 0 …

2020-07-28:

2020-07-28: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Selfishly Considering I’LL BE GONE IN THE DARK.

2020-07-28: Two questions, Micro-verse: one, I’m looking for a good guide to starting a podcast; and two, …

2020-07-27: Finally finished Costa-Gavras’s Z: easily one of the best political thrillers I’ve seen …

2020-07-27: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Stable Permutations / MIDNIGHT’S CHILDREN.

2020-07-27: EarBliss, 27jul2020: ULTRAVIOLET, by Kelly Moran.

2020-07-26: Contemplation.

2020-07-26: Backyard, 26jul2020.

2020-07-26: Links, 26jul2020 Ohio’s businesses were all for mask mandates. Then politics got in the way, via The Washington Post. …

2020-07-26: Reading, 26jul2020…

2020-07-26: Daily running route yard signage report for 26july2020: 110 houses, 8 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-26: Issue 0014 of MacroParentheticals is on its way to subscribers. The week is done - and more …

2020-07-25: EarBliss, 25jul2020: PROPHECY, by Laurence Pike.

2020-07-25: Today’s yard work: the in-ground Morkie pool is complete - and enjoyed by both The Morkie and The …

2020-07-25: I’ve turned my wife into a James Ellroy fan. Plague or no, this summer can be considered a success.

2020-07-25: Made the switch to an annual subscription. Sorry, Micro-verse, but you’re stuck with me for at …

2020-07-25: Daily running route yard signage report for 25jul2020: 110 houses, 8 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-25: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Plans Crushed by Henry’s Whims.

2020-07-24: EarBliss, 24jul2020-2: THIS WHOLE EMPTINESS, by Ricardo Dias Gomes and Star Rover.

2020-07-24: Nearing an important milestone: we’ve scattered / moved / spread 19 cubic yards of mulch since …

2020-07-24: Daily running route yard signage report for 24jul2020: 110 houses, 8 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-24: EarBliss, 24jul2020: SONGS OF AN UNKNOWN TONGUE, by Zara McFarlane.

2020-07-24: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… SitRep, 24jul2020.

2020-07-24: Props to the fly that tried their best to make this morning’s work block a re-enactment of …

2020-07-23: Links, 23jul2020 Improved Insulin Patch Could Replace Pumps, CGMs, and MDI, via Insulin Nation. What Could Happen If …

2020-07-23: Today’s yard work: flower bed expansion, Jorkie assistance, and cool plants that my wife told me the …

2020-07-23: EarBliss, 23jul2020: HAND IN HAND, by Felicia Atkinson.

2020-07-23: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Disembodied Mask-Wearing Zoom Head, Continued.

2020-07-22: Links, 22jul2020 The hunt for the origins of SARS-CoV-2 will look beyond China, via The Economist. How to Understand …

2020-07-22:

2020-07-22: Daily running route yard signage report for 22jul2020: 110 houses, 8 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-22: Not sure if this is in the works - or if one of the third-party Micro-apps does it - but it’d …

2020-07-22: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Beware, for My Disembodied Head Returns to the …

2020-07-22: EarBliss, 22jul2020: THE GREAT LAKE SWALLOWS - EP, by Julia Kent and Jean D.L.

2020-07-21: Daily running route yard signage report for 21jul2020: 110 houses, 8 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-21: Go me.

2020-07-21: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Backyard Brain Phantoms.

2020-07-20: Backyard, 20jul2020.

2020-07-20: Watching, 20jul2020: Z, dir. Costa-Gavras (1969).

2020-07-20: Update the second: my emergency re-potting of a wayward succulent still yields life.

2020-07-20: Daily running route yard signage report for 20jul2020: 110 houses, 8 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-20: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Inchoate Prequel Notes, +15-21 Years.

2020-07-20:

2020-07-19: Reading, 19jul2020.

2020-07-19:

2020-07-19: Daily running route yard signage report for 19jul2020: 110 houses, 8 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-19: Issue 0013 of MacroParentheticals is on its way to subscribers; the week is done. Back to work.

2020-07-18: Update: my repotting adventure met with approval. I remain cautiously opti-pessimistic.

2020-07-18: Just re-potted my first succulent without my wife around. Found that it had broken free of the bonds …

2020-07-18: Daily running route yard signage report for 18jul2020: 110 houses, 8 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-18: I just don’t get how to function in a family. Write a book in five months on deadline, sure. …

2020-07-18: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Brief Saturday Notes / THE FIVE.

2020-07-17: Am dog.

2020-07-17:

2020-07-17: EarBliss, 17jul2020: TRANSIENTS, Vols 1 and 2, by Andrea Keller.

2020-07-17: Daily running route yard signage report for 17jul2020: 110 houses, 8 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-17: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Seeking That Third Project Still, Again….

2020-07-16: Pretty sure that I’ve spent more time downloading updates to THE MASTER CHIEF COLLECTION than …

2020-07-16: EarBliss, 16jul2020: FIVE° BELOW LIVE, by Andrea Keller.

2020-07-16:

2020-07-16: Sitting here, reading the news - a sudden moment of clarity: I don’t want to read all this news.

2020-07-16: Daily running route yard signage report for 16jul2020: 110 houses, 8 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-16: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…Rural Yard Signage, Wasted Gubernatorial Breath, and THE …

2020-07-15:

2020-07-15: Daily running route yard signage report for 15jul2020: 110 houses, 8 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-15: This morning, at Parenthetical Recluse… Rebalancing / Returning to the Trinity, Again.

2020-07-14: Will eventually return to full mental capacity here. Refueling, etc etc.

2020-07-14: Daily running route yard signage report for 14jul2020: 110 houses, 8 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+1), 0 …

2020-07-14: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Considering The Work, The Rush.

2020-07-13: EarBliss, 13jul2020: BOTH LINES WILL BE BLUE, by Carmen Villain.

2020-07-13: Reading, 13jul2020.

2020-07-13: Because the solution is always “more Baby Yoda. “

2020-07-13: Daily running route yard signage report for 13jul2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-13: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Fleeting Roadside Report, 13jul2020.

2020-07-12: Done.

2020-07-12: Daily running route yard signage report for 12jul2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-12: This week’s installment of MacroParentheticals, with special guest Elizabeth Joan Kelly - …

2020-07-11: Update: photographic evidence of the aforementioned potential wonder of the world, minus human …

2020-07-11: Daily running route yard signage report for 11jul2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-11:

2020-07-11: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Ephemeral Weekend Exorcisms of No Particular …

2020-07-11: EarBliss, 11jul2020: VISIONS/VOICES, by Felicia Atkinson.

2020-07-10: Daily running route yard signage report for 10jul2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-10: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…What I Type About When I Type About Running.

2020-07-09:

2020-07-09: EarBliss, 09jul2020: ISTAMPITE: MEDIEVAL PIECES FOR FIDDLE AND PERCUSSION, by Stevie Wishart and …

2020-07-09: Heard a tree fall in the woods on my run. Not sure if it was cut down or just fell on its own. …

2020-07-09: Daily running route yard signage report for 09jul2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-09: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Answers to FAQS I’ve Never Been Asked So I Guess …

2020-07-08:

2020-07-08: Daily running route yard signage report for 08jul2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-08: David Lynch is my favorite meteorologist.

2020-07-08: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Updated Notes on Connected Insecurity.

2020-07-07: EarBliss, 07jul2020: LEY LINES, by Emma-Jean Thackray.

2020-07-07: Meanwhile, in useful handcrafted road signage…

2020-07-07: Daily running route yard signage report for 07jul2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-07: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Follow-Ups and Summertime COVID Fun.

2020-07-06: EarBliss, 06jul2020-B: GREEN & GREY (Expanded), by Julia Kent.

2020-07-06:

2020-07-06: A selection of favorite films from my Blu-Ray gold mine / stash:

2020-07-06: While my scrawled and duly posted Post-It notes are easy to find, the actual Post-It pad is …

2020-07-06: No daily running route yard signage report for 06jul2020; will return tomorrow. 119 days and 13 …

2020-07-06: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Parking Garage Interregnum, 06jul2020

2020-07-06: EarBliss, 06jul2020 (sleep well, Il Maestro): C’ERA UNA VOLTA IL WEST Soundtrack, by Ennio …

2020-07-05: Daily running route yard signage report for 05jul2020: 110 houses, 7 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+1), 0 …

2020-07-05: Newsletter is out, the week is done. And, oh, such wonders await. Or something.

2020-07-05: Dog-children have been wrangled from their daily post-breakfast out-of-doors adventure and …

2020-07-05: Update: second half of DA 5 BLOODS exceeded my expectations. Favorite film of the year; Delroy Lindo …

2020-07-04: EarBliss, 04jul2020: UNVISITED TOMBS: MÖDRAR, by Kristine Barrett.

2020-07-04:

2020-07-04: Daily running route yard signage report for 04jul2020: 110 houses, 6 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-04: Halfway through Spike Lee’s DA 5 BLOODS and am confident that, if the second half is as great …

2020-07-04: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… From the Depths to the Shallows and Back Again, In …

2020-07-03: Backyard, 03jul2020.

2020-07-03: Witnessed a potential wonder of the world: an individual repairing his vehicle - one devoid of …

2020-07-03: Daily running route yard signage report for 03jul2020: 110 houses, 6 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-03: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Dispatches from Plaguetown, OH, 03jul2020.

2020-07-02: Another one of those days in a week or a month or a year of one of those days.

2020-07-02: Daily running route yard signage report for 02jul2020: 110 houses, 6 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0), …

2020-07-02: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… In Progress: MOBY DICK.

2020-07-01: Links, 01jul2020 ‘I pray it will finally be over’: Golden State Killer survivors hope guilty plea brings …

2020-07-01: EarBliss, 01jul2020: SKETCHES, by Library Tapes.

2020-07-01: Backyard pretty to balance yard signage report.

2020-07-01: Running route yard signage report for 01jul2020: 110 houses, 6 Tumor/Pestilence signs (+/-0 from …

2020-07-01: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Wrist-Cyborg Time Manipulation, Continued.

2020-06-30: Gill-babies.

2020-06-30: EarBliss, 30jun2020 (double bill edition): LUCE, by Julia Kent; GHOSTS VI: LOCUSTS, by Nine Inch …

2020-06-30: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Press Start / As We Were.

2020-06-29: Running route yard signage report for 29jun2020: 110 houses, 6 Tumor/Pestilence signs (-1 from last …

2020-06-29: EarBliss, 29jun2020: THINGS HAPPENED HERE, by Kansas Smitty’s.

2020-06-28:

2020-06-28: Issue 0010 of MacroParentheticals is written and sent; the week is done.

2020-06-28: Can someone point me to a way to set up Drafts action to send directly to iA Writer without having …

2020-06-27: Links, 27jun2020 Flu-COVID ‘Collision’ Expected This Fall, Health Experts Warn, via MedScape. I’ll …

2020-06-27: Backyard patio project, phase two: it has begun.

2020-06-27: Six years ago today…

2020-06-27: Efforts continue to make the Parenthetical Trinity more useful not only to me but to those who …

2020-06-26: EarBliss, 26jun2020: FREEDOM HIGHWAY, by Rhiannon Giddens.

2020-06-25:

2020-06-25: EarBliss, 25jun2020: RECORDINGS 1987-1991, VOL 1, by Valentina Goncharova.

2020-06-24:

2020-06-24: This week, at Parenthetical Recluse… On IRMA VEP.

2020-06-23:

2020-06-23: I really need a hobby.

2020-06-23: Reading, 23jun2020.

2020-06-23: EarBliss, 23jun2020: CANTUS, by Kuniko.

2020-06-22:

2020-06-22: Links, 22jun2020 In a Morning Raid, Russian Police Arrested Pussy Riot Member Peter Verzilov for His Alleged Role in …

2020-06-22: Decided to give a weekly posting schedule at Parenthetical Recluse another go. Time for something …

2020-06-21: Took almost three weeks before I had the chance to finish IRMA VEP, but it was well worth the wait. …

2020-06-21: That I am known as “Tylor” by the mechanics who repaired my brake line last week has been the source …

2020-06-21: Issue 0009 of the newsletter is in the wild. And so the morning goes. Back to work.

2020-06-20: Update to the update: he’s heading home. All clear.

2020-06-20:

2020-06-20: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Current Social Media Mental Space, Etc.

2020-06-19: The koi are pleased that their floral decor is in bloom.

2020-06-19: Mulching, the adventure continues.

2020-06-19: EarBliss, 19jun2020: ROUGH AND ROWDY WAYS, by Bob Dylan (it’s as good as the reviews and then …

2020-06-19: Update to the update: Dehydration but he’s doing fine; rest and fluids helping. All tests and …

2020-06-19: Update: hospital, though he’s doing ok.

2020-06-19: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…Of Crises Internal and Their Amelioration By Way of …

2020-06-18: Links, 18jun2020 Warner Bros, DC To Develop Original Podcasts With Spotify, via Deadline. Early Photographs of …

2020-06-18:

2020-06-18: Welcome back, Micro. I missed you this morning.

2020-06-18: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Unmoored / TWICE UPON A TIME.

2020-06-17: Back to work.

2020-06-17: Links, 17jun2020-B Topsychopor by Roland Topor, via feuilleton. North Korea blows up detente with the South, via The …

2020-06-17: Today’s afternoon garden work: we dug up the old stone pathway, mulched (so much mulch), and put the …

2020-06-17: Links, 17jun2020-A Former eBay executives charged with cyberstalking after allegedly sending bloody pig mask to …

2020-06-17: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… SitRep / Yard Signage Report, 17jun2020

2020-06-17: Efforts to shape my day into a useful balance of spinning plates and roles are bearing fruit. All …

2020-06-16: Groomed Morkie.

2020-06-16: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… THE GLASS HOTEL / Bullet Journal Update.

2020-06-15: Links, 15jun2020 A plan to turn the atmosphere into one enormous sensor, via The Economist. How America’s Hospitals …

2020-06-15: Routine: consider Twitter again - post to Twitter again - remember everyone you interacted with is …

2020-06-15: Reading, 15jun2020.

2020-06-15: Vacuuming day toy protection.

2020-06-15: First time using the index part of a bullet journal- my notebooks having metamorphosed into …

2020-06-15: Loved KNIVES OUT but THE BROTHERS BLOOM is still my favorite Rian Johnson film.

2020-06-15: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…Have I Accepted My Resignation or Resigned Myself to …

2020-06-14: The new notebook is bullet-journaled-up and ready to go tomorrow morning.

2020-06-14: Guard duty.

2020-06-14: The button is pressed: issue 0008 of MacroParentheticals has commenced its inbox-bound journey. The …

2020-06-13: Frisbee time.

2020-06-13: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…Channels and Frequencies and a Note on a Passing

2020-06-12: Links, 12jun2020 Blue Note Classics To Be Updated On New Compilation, via The Quietus. A Year After It Was Stolen, …

2020-06-12: EarBliss, 12jun2020: ARROW, by Noveller.

2020-06-12: Saddened to read of Denny O’Neil’s passing: I grew up loving and inspired by his work - …

2020-06-12: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…Baby Yoda is Here and The Morkie is Unsettled.

2020-06-11:

2020-06-11: Briefly considered a return to Twitter but managed to talk myself down from that particular …

2020-06-11: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Storms Passing and Cannonball Splashes.

2020-06-10: Links, 10jun2020 Bassoonfluencers: The World of Instagram Practice Accounts, via The New Yorker. Why Romney Marched, …

2020-06-10: GPS.

2020-06-10: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Upon These States of Illegible (In)Flexibility.

2020-06-09: Reading, 09jun2020.

2020-06-09: EarBliss, 09jun2020: THE NATIONAL ROAD, by Field Works.

2020-06-09: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Bit of a Rush This Morning So Here’s a Dog Picture …

2020-06-08: The marriage between an expert gardener and a functional chef symbolized.

2020-06-08: Reading status: 37 - so far - this year

2020-06-08: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Sticker Aquariums and Deadline Grotesques.

2020-06-07: In the process of moving essential Micro and Twitter follows to Feedbin. My march towards online …

2020-06-07: Newsletter is written and sent; so ends the week. Project folder review and the day’s run …

2020-06-07: Earbliss, 07jun2020: MY FAVOURITE FADED FANTASY, by Damien Rice.

2020-06-06: Links, 06jun2020 I Cover Cops as an Investigative Reporter. Here Are Five Ways You Can Start Holding Your Department …

2020-06-06: My contribution to the garden: from wheelbarrow to clematis climbing wall. Note: while my wife is …

2020-06-06: EarBliss, 06jun2020: ETT, by Klara Lewis.

2020-06-06:

2020-06-06: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… SitRep, 06jun2020.

2020-06-05: My wife just bought me a Living Stone succulent. Judging by its care requirements, it‘s the perfect …

2020-06-05: Watching, 05jun2020: IRMA VEP, dir. Olivier Assayas (1996).

2020-06-05: I can always depend on the work of László Krasznahorkai to pull my brain out of its overused …

2020-06-05: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Drift Synthesis and Further Adventures in Useful Brain …

2020-06-04: Links, 04jun2020 VizPol takes a cue from bird-watching apps to help journalists identify unfamiliar political …

2020-06-04: Shelves.

2020-06-04: “But for those who see clearly that it is a circle and why it is a circle, there is no …

2020-06-04: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…Brain-Clearing Statement of Purpose Again, Maybe.

2020-06-03: EarBliss, 03jun2020: SILVER DOLLAR, by Threadbare.

2020-06-03: Links, 03jun2020 CIA veterans who monitored crackdowns abroad see troubling parallels in Trump’s handling of …

2020-06-03: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Notes from This Bastion of Days That Never Existed.

2020-06-03: Office / Sanctum (haphazard) design aesthetic: antique mall booth, a sense of potential discovery at …

2020-06-02: Links, 02jun2020 Autocrats Love Using the Bible as a Prop. Americans Shouldn’t, via Foreign Policy. Mexico’s …

2020-06-02: A small group of essential reads for transforming thought and expanding perspective. While …

2020-06-02: Brother and sister.

2020-06-02: A morning of outrunning the monster in my brain and its fondness for replaying the same destructive …

2020-06-02: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… 02jun2020.

2020-06-01: The smallest two of our dog-children (AKA The Rulers, AKA The Brain-Trust..AKA…), as …

2020-06-01: Twitter set to private and future use in limbo; daily blog moved to text-only; and this space and …

2020-06-01: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…That Wednesday Thing? Nevermind.

2020-05-31:

2020-05-31: The week’s newsletter is done; the day’s run awaits.

2020-05-31: EarBliss, 31may2020: ULTRASONIC, by Field Works, et. al.

2020-05-30: Links, 30may2020 Missing The Jackpot: William Gibson’s Slow-Cooked Apocalypse, via The Quietus. Don’t let …

2020-05-30: USB cable unearthed: ye olde Macbook Air can officially be my disconnected, long-form work machine. …

2020-05-30: EarBliss, 30may2020: TOO, by Klara Lewis.

2020-05-30: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… And So We Part – At Least Until Next Wednesday…. (Note: …

2020-05-29: Links, 29may2020 Martin Scorsese in lockdown: an auteur’s eye view of house arrest | Martin Scorsese, via The …

2020-05-29: It rained.

2020-05-29: Status, 29may2020.

2020-05-29: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… And So It Tweets…

2020-05-28: Links, 28may2020 Boston Marathon officially canceled for first time in event’s 124-year history, via The Washington …

2020-05-28: Needs a border, but my first project of the summer, my “I’m moderately successful at pretending that …

2020-05-28: Shuffling about subscriptions, news sources, etc: efforts to shake up my digital reading/mindcarb …

2020-05-28: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… HyperglycemicSunMax.

2020-05-27: First impressions of HBO Max: at least I can finally see the 10th and 11th series of DOCTOR WHO.

2020-05-27: EarBliss, 27may2020: FREE JAZZ, by François Tusques.

2020-05-27: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Drafts / Bullet Journal Experiment, Continued and Begun.

2020-05-26: Links, 26may2020 J.K. Rowling is releasing a new book chapter-by-chapter online for free, via a The Verge. As …

2020-05-26: Back and forth between the one-post look of my daily blog or the multiple-post look. I dig the FAR …

2020-05-26: Criterion Channel on XBox One, day five.

2020-05-26: Status, 26may2020.

2020-05-26: EarBliss, 26may2020: MURDER MOST FOUL, by Bob Dylan.

2020-05-26: Finally working on making Drafts my default online writing toolbox. Saving iA Writer for the deeper, …

2020-05-26:

2020-05-26: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… In-Lawn Allergen Cloud / Mower Blade Quiet.

2020-05-25: Links, 25may2020 The Beginner’s Guide to Bob Dylan’s Never Ending Tour, via Pitchfork. Death counts become the rhythm …

2020-05-25:

2020-05-25: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… I’ve Tried Again Later All Weekend, Criterion …

2020-05-24: A goal this and every morning - to be empty after the day’s work, to begin the process of re-filling …

2020-05-23: Guardian Jorkie.

2020-05-23: Unidentified neighbor cat lounging in the morning’s fog / 0500, give or take.

2020-05-23: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Mirror Shards and Popcorn.

2020-05-22: Links, 22may2020 Goodbye, Government. Hello, Mafia, via Foreign Policy. What Zack Snyder’s cut of Justice League is …

2020-05-22: Accepting the reign of my hosta overlords.

2020-05-22: My first afternoon of precious solitude in weeks and the Criterion Channel XBox app goes wonky. …

2020-05-22: Casting my book recommendation into Micro-verse with my reading list from the last seven years. Most …

2020-05-22: Status, 22may2020.

2020-05-22: EarBliss, 22may2020: GHOSTS V: TOGETHER / GHOSTS VI: LOCUSTS, by Nine Inch Nails.

2020-05-22: Parenthetical Update, 22may2020: Drafts for the Apple Watch is brilliant but I’ll have to …

2020-05-22: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Brain Defragmentation, In Progress / Wrist-Cyborg, V2.0.

2020-05-21: Current rotation, 21may2020.

2020-05-21: Groomed Jorkie / Groomed Morkie

2020-05-21: Trying out Drafts on Apple Watch: you may consider me a happy wrist-cyborg again.

2020-05-21: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… SitRep, 21may2020.

2020-05-20: Links, 20may2020 Now IDW Lets Go Of Employees, Permanently, via Bleeding Cool. A German Student Broke Into an …

2020-05-20: Also in kitchen musings: over the last several months, I’ve developed a craving for smoked paprika. …

2020-05-20: Some might call it a hammer wrapped in aluminum foil. I call it my essential meal prep device/meat …

2020-05-20: Status, 20may2020.

2020-05-20: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Bullet Journal Week / DEEP WORK / Wrist-Cyborg …

2020-05-19: Links, 19may2020 Explorers can take Titanic’s Marconi telegraph, cutting into wreck for first time, via The …

2020-05-19: Took about two months after “The Great Shattering,” but I’m missing my Apple Watch on a …

2020-05-19: A work in progress, but I finally added a Status page to Parenthetical Recluse.

2020-05-19: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…CONTROL, Continued.

2020-05-18: Links, 18may2020 She posed as a nurse during the 1918 flu pandemic and went on a crime spree, via The Washington …

2020-05-18: Latest additions to the to-read stockpile.

2020-05-18: The more I consider it, the wiser the retreat into the blog/Micro/newsletter feels. …

2020-05-18: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Retreating Into the Parenthetical Trinity Again, Maybe, …

2020-05-17: The jury.

2020-05-17: This week’s MacroParentheticals dispatch is in the ether: the week is done. And there was much …

2020-05-16:

2020-05-16: Important news: I have given the Dog-Children their own channel at MicroParentheticals. Carry on.

2020-05-16: EarBliss, 16may2020/two-fer edition: THE MOSAIC OF TRANSFORMATION, by Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith / and …

2020-05-16: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… CONTROL / An Informal Dispatch from the Heartlandic Fog.

2020-05-15: Links, 15may2020 A new comic (and process sketches) by Nick Sousanis is always reason to celebrate: No Sides, via …

2020-05-15: I derive a ridiculous amount of comfort from David Lynch’s daily weather report.

2020-05-15:

2020-05-15: I always knew my wife was a remarkable teacher but little did I know that she was also a gifted …

2020-05-15: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…Daylight Encroaches / Neighborly Proximity / THE SEVENTH …

2020-05-15: ‘Morning.

2020-05-14: Links, 14may2020 Here comes the drop(kick): The sick beats in ‘Streets of Rage’, via The Washington Post. Electronic …

2020-05-14: EarBliss, 14may2020: LIVE IN WILLISAU, by James Brandon Lewis and Chad Taylor.

2020-05-14: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… The Handwritten InLawn and Other Experiments.

2020-05-13: Links, 13may2020 Arlington Cemetery’s 105-year-old time capsule is revealing lost treasures, via The Washington Post. …

2020-05-13:

2020-05-13: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Bullet Journal Experiment Begins / Lamy 2000 Love …

2020-05-12: Links, 12may2020 These Companies Got Millions in Tax Breaks to Bring Jobs to Youngstown. They Created Next to None, …

2020-05-12:

2020-05-12: Tinkering with a hybrid/bastardized (read: making this up as I go along, using general guidelines to …

2020-05-12:

2020-05-12: Now that the Criterion Channel has arrived on XBox, I need something else missing from my life to …

2020-05-12: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…Dispatches on (Another) Postprandial Void.

2020-05-11: Links, 11may2020 Glacial ice will likely hold records of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers say, via phys.org. What …

2020-05-11: Just played Castlevania IV for the first time in +/- 25 years and the muscle memory is still there. …

2020-05-11: EarBliss, 11may2020: IF YOU LISTEN CAREFULLY THE MUSIC IS YOURS, by Gard Nilssen’s Supersonic …

2020-05-11: 11 May and I’m still donning winter garb for the day’s run. That groundhog was full of shit.

2020-05-11: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… From Behind These Walls of Books and Sound.

2020-05-11: ‘Morning.

2020-05-10:

2020-05-10: EarBliss, 10may2020: LIVE AT ROADBURN 2018, by Zola Jesus.

2020-05-10: The newsletter is in the wild and the week is done. The day’s run awaits.

2020-05-10:

2020-05-09: EarBliss, 09may2020: OBJECTLESS, by Osamu Sato.

2020-05-09: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…Notes Upon a Chemex Weary / A PLAGUE TALE Concluded.

2020-05-09: Good morning. The house is currently doubling as Morkie-Jorkie roller derby rink.

2020-05-08:

2020-05-08: Links, 08may2020 A hacker is trying to break Ohio’s tool for reporting workers who quit during the pandemic, via The …

2020-05-08: Dog-children, currently.

2020-05-08: Welcome to my life, Lamy 2000… I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

2020-05-08: Weather report, 08may2020.

2020-05-08: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Words Forgotten / Public Service Announcement.

2020-05-07: Links, 07may2020 Coronavirus researcher killed in Pennsylvania murder-suicide, police say, via The Washington Post. …

2020-05-07: While I’m still and forever tinkering with forms and formats to best integrate my newsletter, …

2020-05-07: Reading, 07may2020.

2020-05-07: A hot water heater moved / flower boxes re-re-re-installed / a writing lesson taught: and so goes …

2020-05-07: EarBliss, 07may2020: CENIZAS, by Nicolas Jaar.

2020-05-07: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Here Among These Divergent Bildungsroman Timelines.

2020-05-06: Chatted with my best friend from music school for the first time in almost 15 years. Damn, I missed …

2020-05-06: Watching, 06may2020: SANSHIRO SUGATA, dir. Akira Kurosawa (1943).

2020-05-06: Jedi Jorkie.

2020-05-06: Finished Jhumpa Lahiri’s THE NAMESAKE: her place among my favorite authors remains a fortified …

2020-05-06:

2020-05-06: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Returning to the Broadcast Woodshed.

2020-05-05: After a few weeks, I’ve reached the “upgrade to annual subscription” stage of love with …

2020-05-05: Links, 05may2020 Ingenious: ‘The Blacklist’ Uses Graphic Novel-Style Animation To Finish Season 7 Finale Cut Short By …

2020-05-05:

2020-05-05: On the eventual project/experiential toiling docket: podcasting and microcasting. Produced one long …

2020-05-05: Oh, Lamy 2000, you will soon be mine.

2020-05-05: Tuesday.

2020-05-05: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…Of Mask-Outings and Babu Frik Midpoints.

2020-05-04:

2020-05-04: Reading, 04may2020.

2020-05-04: Day one of Ohio’s “Responsible Re-Start” and I’ve been hearing sirens all morning. Let the good …

2020-05-04: EarBliss, 04may2020: TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME, by Angelo Badalamenti.

2020-05-04: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Brief Notes on Finishing: Montaigne / WESTWORLD.

2020-05-04: Wrote a log line for the first time in more than a decade and it’s not awful. (Pats back, returns to …

2020-05-03: It’s taken three years and more than a few sticky tabs, but I’ve finished reading Montaigne’s …

2020-05-03: Links, 03may2020 Looters Are Taking Advantage of the Worldwide Lockdown to Rob Cultural Heritage Sites—and Selling …

2020-05-03: The newsletter is in the ether and the week is done. Back to work.

2020-05-03: Good morning.

2020-05-02:

2020-05-02:

2020-05-02: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… I Am My Own Worst Enemy (No Shit, Right?).

2020-05-02: Thinking that it’s time for one of my occasional purgings/refreshings of RSS feeds. Getting a little …

2020-05-01: EarBliss, 01may2020 (the ”title may be ill-timed to the current situation but whatever it’s …

2020-05-01: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… CHUNGKING EXPRESS, Revisited.

2020-04-30: Links, 30apr2020 ‘Hanna’ Teaser: Amazon Announces Release Date for Season 2, via IndieWire. Microsoft’s big Xbox Game …

2020-04-30:

2020-04-30: Status.

2020-04-30: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… SitRep, 30apr2020 / “Responsible Re-Start” …

2020-04-29: Links, 29apr2020 Under pressure to reopen this fall, school leaders plot unprecedented changes, via The Washington …

2020-04-29: Watching, 29apr2020: NIGHTFALL, dir. Jacques Tourneur (1956). (First Criterion Channel pick; could …

2020-04-29: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… I (Have, Can, and Will Let Myself) Watch Movies.

2020-04-28:

2020-04-28: Now that I have the Criterion Channel, the next step is letting myself take the time to sit down and …

2020-04-28: The Criterion Channel is available on XBox One - had to search for the app in the store, though. …

2020-04-28:

2020-04-28: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of These First Baby-Steps with Drafts.

2020-04-27: Links, 27apr2020 The Very Real Threat of Trump’s Deepfake, via The Atlantic. Five Things to Know If Kim Jong Un Dies, …

2020-04-27: Finally decided to give the Drafts app a try. Think I might already be sold on it. (Thanks, @kaa and …

2020-04-27: Patrol break.

2020-04-27: Just making my semi-regular statement of desire for The Criterion Channel to be available as an XBox …

2020-04-27: EarBliss, 27apr2020: MANHATTAN SPECIAL, by Onyx Collective.

2020-04-27: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Polarities and Process, Ad Infinitum.

2020-04-26: Links, 26apr2020 Bolshoi in the kitchen: Russian ballet is also working from home during lockdown, via The Washington …

2020-04-26: Update: I’m still married.

2020-04-26: Over the last decade, I’ve learned: gardening without killing plants; basic plumbing; pergola …

2020-04-26: Sunday, again.

2020-04-26: The first dispatch (99th in legacy numbering) of my relaunched newsletter, MacroParentheticals is in …

2020-04-25: It only took seven years, but I just now realized that the titles of my first two books start with …

2020-04-25: Status.

2020-04-25: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… my new interview series launches with existential dread …

2020-04-24:

2020-04-24: Mulch. So much mulch. So very, very much.

2020-04-24: Dog-child status update.

2020-04-24: EarBliss, 24apr2020: THE SPIRITUAL BONDING, by vidnaObmana.

2020-04-24: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Process Acceptance, (Re)Launchings, and Season …

2020-04-23: Links, 23apr2020 The Postal Service in the Days of the Virus, via Reading the Pictures. ‘Leverage’ Reboot Starring …

2020-04-23: Her majesty, and subjects.

2020-04-23: EarBliss, 23apr2020: SHAMAL WIND, by Chip Wickham.

2020-04-23: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of BloodSugar Concatenations and Fragmentations.

2020-04-22:

2020-04-22: EarBliss, 22apr2020: THE GIUSEPPE LOGAN QUARTET, by The Giuseppe Logan Quartet.

2020-04-22: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… I’d Like to Take My Back to THE REPAIR SHOP.

2020-04-21: Links, 21apr2020 The coronavirus is devastating a uniquely American art form, via The Washington Post. Henri de …

2020-04-21:

2020-04-21: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Breaking News / Breaking Back.

2020-04-20: Links,20apr2020 False Prophet, via The Atlantic. The Viral Coronavirus Protest Photo from Ohio, via Reading the …

2020-04-20: UltraKoi taking some sun.

2020-04-20: Dog-child status update.

2020-04-20: Relieved that my wife’s - a sixth grade teacher - extended spring break has been extended into an …

2020-04-20: EarBliss, 20apr2020: KNIVE, by Svarte Greiner.

2020-04-20: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Brain-Clearing/ThoughtBuffet 20apr2020.

2020-04-19: Sunday afternoon.

2020-04-19: Final Mailchimp newsletter is done and sent into the digital ether. Relaunching next week as …

2020-04-18: Status

2020-04-18: EarBliss, 18apr2020: CHICAGO UNDERGROUND QUARTET, by Chicago Underground Quartet.

2020-04-18: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… In Which We Pause Our Regular Broadcast for Static …

2020-04-17: Links, 17apr2020 Satellite images reveal scars etched into landscape from deadly tornado outbreak in South, via The …

2020-04-17: Dog-children status update.

2020-04-17: EarBliss, 17apr2020 (the “as if it could be anything else” edition): FETCH THE BOLT CUTTERS, by …

2020-04-17: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Re-Openings and Moth-Eaten Hats From Lives Past.

2020-04-16: It also helped that my wife reminded me that, even though I may work on my two other projects (other …

2020-04-16: It may have taken 10 years, but I might have learned my lesson and accepted that all creative work …

2020-04-16: Links, 16apr2020 Pandemic will delay blockbuster trial of ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, via Stat. Giovanni …

2020-04-16: Update: in true anti-climactic fashion, and with nary a profanity uttered - as in “holy shit, it’s …

2020-04-16: The day thus far: write, eat, write, run, eat, read. Next: fix vacuum cleaner.

2020-04-16: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…Of Cosmic Jokes in Black and White.

2020-04-15:

2020-04-15: Your daily dog-children status update for 15apr2020.

2020-04-15: EarBliss, 15apr2020: LIVE IN PARIS (1975), by Pharaoh Sanders.

2020-04-15: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… A Revisitation, In Progress: TORSO.

2020-04-14: Links, 14apr2020 Deepfakes 2.0: The New Era of “Truth Decay”, via Just Security. COVID-19 and Diabetes: Known …

2020-04-14: Status.

2020-04-14: 200 pages into Paul Auster’s 4321 and it’s already a contender for inclusion among my favorite …

2020-04-14: EarBliss, 14apr2020: COLT, by Hilary Woods.

2020-04-14: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Notes on Continued Efforts to Outwit the Piranhas.

2020-04-13: Links, 13apr2020 Mafia distributes food to Italy’s struggling residents, via The Guardian. Ancient texts …

2020-04-13: Monday.

2020-04-13: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… QUANTUM OF SOLACE / Newsletter Relaunch T-Minus 13 Days.

2020-04-12: Sunday afternoon.

2020-04-12: Considering moving my newsletter out of Mailchimp and to something a little simpler. Just don’t need …

2020-04-12:

2020-04-11: The moles were not practicing social distancing under my backyard.

2020-04-11: Progress: THE COMPLETE ESSAYS, by Michel de Montaigne.

2020-04-11: Never thought that my primary statements of life in the COVID-19 era would be a series of …

2020-04-11: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… SitRep, 11apr2020

2020-04-11: EarBliss, 11apr2020: FAÞIR, by Forndom.

2020-04-10: Links, 10apr2020 Did Ohio get it right? Early intervention, preparation for pandemic may pay off, via The Washington …

2020-04-10: EarBliss, 10apr2020-2: DARK MATTER, by Moses Boyd.

2020-04-10: Current rotation, 10apr2020.

2020-04-10:

2020-04-10: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… 10 Years On and Still Fighting I Think.

2020-04-10: EarBliss, 10apr2020: MONUMENTS, by North Atlantic Drift.

2020-04-10: Oh, look. Snow.

2020-04-09: Links, 09apr2020 The Statue of Liberty’s Most Iconic Feature Was Originally Supposed to Look Very Different, Newly …

2020-04-09:

2020-04-09: EarBliss, 09apr2020: FOR THIS FROM THAT WILL BE FILLED, by Clarice Jensen.

2020-04-09: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Schedule Permutations and Squirrel …

2020-04-08: Links, 08apr2020 Thou Shalt Practice Social Distancing, via Foreign Policy. Scoop: Staples refuses to pay landlords …

2020-04-08: No, autocorrect, I didn’t want to write “tofu king tired” but now that you went ahead and wrote it, …

2020-04-08:

2020-04-08: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Odyssey: Of Minotaurs Vanquished and Midnight Wakings.

2020-04-08: EarBliss, 08apr2020: DEPARTURES, Vols. 1 & 2, by North Atlantic Drift.

2020-04-07: Links 07apr2020 For the First Time in a Century, Conservators Took This Mummy Out of Her Coffin—and Found a Hidden …

2020-04-07:

2020-04-07: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… SitRep07apr2020.

2020-04-07: If you’re looking for something to read, I’ve been keeping a list of every book I’ve read for the …

2020-04-06: Current rotation, 06apr2020.

2020-04-06:

2020-04-06: Links, 06apr2020 Spies Are Fighting a Shadow War Against the Coronavirus, via Foreign Policy. Work from home, they …

2020-04-06: EarBliss, 06apr2020… ELEPHANT, by Loke Rahbek & Frederik Valentin.

2020-04-06: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Further Clarification of a Conversation, for Real This …

2020-04-05: Quoted: Jorge Luis Borges “I felt, on the last page, that my story was a symbol of the man I had been as I was writing it, …

2020-04-05:

2020-04-05: Personal path to effective writing days: write the first chunk by hand, save the typed version for …

2020-04-04:

2020-04-04: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… A Conversation/Chat, Clarified, Somewhat – for …

2020-04-03: Netflix is getting really pushy via email: FINISH THIS SHOW. YOU LIKE IT. (I’ll just continue to …

2020-04-03: From the writing sanctum walls:

2020-04-03: Dog-children + vanquished toy.

2020-04-03: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Control and the Polyrhythmic Manifestations of Its …

2020-04-02: Links, 02apr2020 Live-action Dr. Mario from a Japanese commercial for Dr. Mario World, via Supper Mario Broth. You …

2020-04-02:

2020-04-02: Lawnmowing season = podcast-listening season. Though I have quite a backlog, feel free to send me …

2020-04-02:

2020-04-02: EarBliss, 04apr2020… WE ARE SENT HERE BY HISTORY, by Shabaka and the Ancestors.

2020-04-02: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Emergent Reflections from a Cracked Funhouse Mirror

2020-04-01: Pillow fort.

2020-04-01: Current site thinking (just to get it out of my head): though I like the text-only iteration of …

2020-04-01: An effort to beat SUPER MARIO BROS. 1, 2, and 3 on the NES Classic: two or three decades later, the …

2020-04-01: EarBliss 01apr2020… INVISIBLE CITIES II, by Aidan Baker & Gareth Davis.

2020-04-01: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Recommended Light Quarantine Reading / Beware the Fools …

2020-03-31: Just another morning at Fort Puppers.

2020-03-31: A Blank Drawn / Months-Long Snow Day / Le Carré — Parenthetical Recluse.

2020-03-30: Family meal time.

2020-03-30: Current rotation, 30mar2020.

2020-03-30: LinkExhaust 30mar2020 For Over 30 Years Itsuo Kobayashi Has Been Keeping an Illustrated Food Diary, via Spoon & …

2020-03-30: Judging by the sights and sounds surrounding me in shelter-in-place heartlandia, I’m convinced that …

2020-03-30: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Negative Data and Embedded Bluetooth/Fingerprick …

2020-03-29: Frisbeeface.

2020-03-29:

2020-03-29: Newsletter 0095 is in the wild. The day awaits.

2020-03-28: LinkExhaust 28mar2020 London’s Dreadful Visitation: A Year of Weekly Death Statistics During the Great Plague …

2020-03-28: When the world goes mad, the only addition to a writing sanctum that makes sense is a NES/SNES Mini …

2020-03-28: Update: this iteration of the working schedule seems to, gasp, work. Having The Book as the last …

2020-03-28:

2020-03-28: EarBliss, 28mar2020… THREE, by The Necks. (The world may be falling apart but at least we …

2020-03-28: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Continued Efforts at Pre/Postprandial Workflow Symmetry …

2020-03-27:

2020-03-27: Quoted: David Bowie “I think it’s terribly dangerous for an artist to fulfill other people’s expectations. …

2020-03-27: This morning, at Parenthetical Recluse… SitRep27mar2020.

2020-03-27: Good morning.

2020-03-26: On the bright side of an otherwise abysmal writing day, I learned that the morning’s efforts at …

2020-03-26: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of Routine Maintenance in the Creative Wasteland

2020-03-25:

2020-03-25: Status.

2020-03-25: Quoted: Henry James, 1882 “If I can only concentrate myself: this is the great lesson of life. I have hours of …

2020-03-25: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… On RSS, Discipline, and 40+hrs of ASSASSIN’S …

2020-03-24: LinkExhaust, 24mar2020 The Haunting Dark Ambient of the Cryo Chamber Label Spans Galaxies, via Bandcamp. Richard Deakin’s …

2020-03-24: Finding that my path to a sanity is joined by first turning off news alerts. And reading George …

2020-03-24: EarBliss, 24mar2020: AFTER DARK, by Forest Management.

2020-03-24: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… UZUMAKI.

2020-03-23: EarBliss 23mar2020-2… MUSIC FOR DETUNED PIANOS, by Max de Wardener and Kit Downes.

2020-03-23: EarBliss, 23mar2020: ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST Soundtrack, by Ennio Morricone.

2020-03-23:

2020-03-23: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… ONCE UPON A TIME in Inspirational Refueling.

2020-03-22: Izzy’s good with the stay at home order.

2020-03-22: Newsletter 0094 is in the wild; the week is done. Here we go again.

2020-03-22: EarBliss, 22mar2020… SIRENS (deluxe), by Nicolas Jaar.

2020-03-22: Good morning.

2020-03-22: Collections of officially licensed Mario and Donkey Kong porcelain figures, via Supper Mario Broth.

2020-03-21:

2020-03-21: Update: Marley and Exercise Ball continue their begrudging detente.

2020-03-21: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…The Ballad of Quasi-Agoraphobic Thought Amelioration.

2020-03-20: COVID-19 Surveillance Must Not Be Used as an Excuse to Entrench Surveillance, via Just Security.

2020-03-20: COVID-19 Diabetes Supply Chain Updates, via Beyond Type 1.

2020-03-20: Sanity required that I shift back to Micro-exclusivity. I’m afraid you’re stuck with me.

2020-03-20: Mood.

2020-03-20: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… SitRep20Mar2020.

2020-03-19: EarBliss, 19mar2020… ON MY ONES—EP, by Alfa Mist.

2020-03-19:

2020-03-19: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Inchoate Patterns of Borderless Nebulae.

2020-03-19: Native American tribe takes trailblazing steps to fight Covid-19 outbreak, via The Guardian.

2020-03-18: Mood.

2020-03-18:

2020-03-18: Dead Sea Scroll fragments in The Museum of the Bible found to be fake, via Phys.Org.

2020-03-18: Groomed Dog-Children, though we had to coax them with carrots to get this shot.

2020-03-18: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… I Can’t Come Up With A Title for This One So This …

2020-03-17: Update: thanks to avoiding the governor’s briefing and its attendant anxiety surge I managed to get …

2020-03-17: Current rotation, 17mar2020…

2020-03-17: Plague Doctor Costumes, via The Public Domain Review.

2020-03-17: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… One Foot, Another. Repeat

2020-03-16: EarBliss, 16mar2020-2… LIVE IN HEALDSBURG, by Anat Cohen and Fred Hersch.

2020-03-16:

2020-03-16: The Coronavirus, Emergency Powers, and the Military: What You Need to Know, via Just Security.

2020-03-16: This morning, at Parenthetical Recluse… Lockdown and Other Buckeye CoronaThoughts

2020-03-16: EarBliss, 16mar2020… WILDLIFE, by Warmth.

2020-03-15: Hoping that the new indoor gill-babies (transplants from my wife’s corona-vacated classroom) don’t …

2020-03-15: Highlights of Expert Panel on COVID-19 from Harvard, MIT, Mass General, via Just Security.

2020-03-15: News alerts: off. News/comms check timeblocking: set. Sanity: thankful.

2020-03-15: Newsletter 0093 is in the wild. The week is done; the day’s run awaits.

2020-03-14: Today I learned that it’s not wise to do DIY auto body repair while wearing a smartwatch. The auto …

2020-03-14: On Digital Minimalism and Pandemics, via Cal Newport.

2020-03-14: Useful guides to navigate the current moment - and those yet to come.

2020-03-13: One of those days that reminds me that the creative process, no matter the medium, is like that …

2020-03-13: Reading, 13mar2020…

2020-03-13: Finished Shoshanna Zuboff’s THE AGE OF SURVEILLANCE CAPITALISM: will write more once I’ve processed …

2020-03-13: Original Super Mario Bros. illustrations found in a 1985 Famicom picture book from Japan, via Supper …

2020-03-12: A Glass Jug That Looks Like Running Water Designed by Jin Kuramoto, via Spoon & Tamago.

2020-03-12:

2020-03-12: A three-week+ spring break for my wife (and all of her colleagues and students). A relief. The …

2020-03-12: Retooling my work schedule / routine to focus solely on the things I want to accomplish. Though I …

2020-03-11: EarBliss, 11mar2020… THE WORD AS POWER, by Lustmord.

2020-03-10: The Disgruntled Morkie, post-impromptu sink bath; the allure of something to roll in in the backyard …

2020-03-10: Started the third season of CASTLEVANIA: so good to have it back. Great series.

2020-03-10: Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and Curiosities of Art (1853), via The …

2020-03-10: Any bit of promise is worth investigating. Fascinating read: Will ViaCyte’s Encaptra Cell Delivery …

2020-03-10: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Quieter Internet / Personal Digital Scarcity / …

2020-03-09: First afternoon working with my new TWSBI ECO fountain pen. I might already be in love.

2020-03-09: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… WearyBleary Ambient Monday ThoughtBuffet

2020-03-09: EarBliss, 09mar2020… ASTORIA, by The OO-Ray.

2020-03-08: Frisbee.

2020-03-08: Great profile of one of my favorite bands, Algiers, via The Washington Post.

2020-03-08: Newsletter 0092 is in the digital ether; the week is done, another begins. (Piss off, daylight …

2020-03-07: Wild and Mythical New Bricolage Paintings by Yusuke Asai, via Spoon & Tamago.

2020-03-07:

2020-03-07: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of These Nightstand Excursions into Kirby’s Fourth …

2020-03-07: Updated guide to my online existence.

2020-03-07: EarBliss, 07mar2020… WINTER DRONES, by An Imaginal Space.

2020-03-06:

2020-03-06: The ceramic art of Eduard Stellmacher, via { feuilleton }.

2020-03-06: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Shakyshake.

2020-03-06: EarBliss, 06mar2020… SESSION ONE — EP, by Ariana van Gelder and Arseni Troitski.

2020-03-05: Happy news for today: Amazon Set To Bring Back Cult Sketch Series ‘The Kids In The Hall’, via …

2020-03-05: RIP, my beloved Lamy Safari: you took one fall too many. Using Pentel Kerry 0.7mm mechanical pencil …

2020-03-04: Edouard Joseph d’Alton’s Illustrations of Animal Skeletons (1821–1838), via The Public Domain …

2020-03-04: Vacuuming day.

2020-03-04: EarBliss, 04mar2020… ANTHROPOCENE, by Dead Melodies and Zenjungle.

2020-03-04: This week, at Parenthetical Recluse: treasures (re)discovered and memories confirmed… Of …

2020-03-03: Reading, 03mar2020; my complete reading list - from the present back through 2013 - lives here. 📚

2020-03-03: New tiny 44 million year old bird fossil links Africa and Asia to Utah, via Phys.Org.

2020-03-02: Am dog.

2020-03-02: Political prognostication: “the race is reset” will be the dominant headline every 10-15 minutes …

2020-03-01: Sunday visit.

2020-03-01: Newsletter 0091 is in the wild; the next Parenthetical Recluse piece, on my first time reading …

2020-02-29: A successful excursion for this particular Dick Tracy fanatic.

2020-02-29: Trying out Feedbin: loving it so far - will most likely make the switch.

2020-02-29: ”When I got together 300 bucks – which took a while – I went to the bank and withdrew it all in …

2020-02-29: The Internet Archive’s VHS Vault will send you on a 90s nostalgia trip, via The Verge.

2020-02-28:

2020-02-28: Any recommendations for making RSS feeds from Instagram profiles?

2020-02-28: The (mainstream) social plug is pulled: Twitter and Instagram sabbaticals initiated, leaving only …

2020-02-28: EarBliss🎵, 28feb2020: COMPANION RISES, by Six Organs of Admittance.

2020-02-28: The poster art of Josef Vyletal, via {feuilleton}.

2020-02-27: Early.

2020-02-27: While Nir Eyal’s INDISTRACTIBLE has some useful information, the dust jacket is so distracting that …

2020-02-27: Cults and Conservatives Spread Coronavirus in South Korea, via Foreign Policy.

2020-02-27: EarBliss, 27feb2020: DUST, by Noisetheorem.

2020-02-26: Butler’s DAWN is one of my favorite books. Looking forward to this. Victoria Mahoney, Ava DuVernay …

2020-02-26: Kazuhisa Hashimoto, creator of the famous ‘Konami Code,’ has died, via The Washington Post.

2020-02-26: Very well, Micro.blog, you’ve won: cross-posting is off and I’m taking a sabbatical from my …

2020-02-26: EarBliss, 26feb2020 / WILD WILD EAST, by Sunny Jain.

2020-02-26: This week, at Parenthetical Recluse: on running, depression, and the onslaught of …

2020-02-25: My rough drafts are cesspools of ellipses.

2020-02-25: Reading, 25feb2020…

2020-02-25: In the midst of primary season, I find an antique ballot box with a pterodactyl bursting forth to be …

2020-02-25: EarBliss, 25feb2020-2 / AUX PIEDS DE LA NUIT, by Nyx Nótt.

2020-02-25: EarBliss, 25feb2020 / THE LOST VOICES OF HAGIA SOPHIA, by Cappella Romana and Alexander Lingas.

2020-02-24: Weekend antique mall find: RED BARRY, ACE DETECTIVE, a 1935 Big Little Book featuring a DICK TRACY …

2020-02-23: Bird patrol.

2020-02-23: Sunday afternoon.

2020-02-23: EarBliss, 23feb2020 / AGOST, by Edu Comelles.

2020-02-23: Newsletter 0090 is in the wild: the week is done.

2020-02-22: Saturday afternoon.

2020-02-22: I never thought that my ideal workspace would include an inaccurate though nevertheless cool-looking …

2020-02-22: Started watching A MOST WANTED MAN last night: great film – and a reminder of how much I still miss …

2020-02-21: Additions to the to-read stack.

2020-02-21: Window screen, 0500.

2020-02-21: T1D + cold temperatures + CGM = a plate-spinning act while walking on shards of glass.

2020-02-20: Reading, 20feb2020…

2020-02-19:

2020-02-19: Had a “glad that I wrote this but I don’t want to do this every day” moment after finishing today’s …

2020-02-19: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… CRIME IN PROGRESS / A Roadmap to the Madness.

2020-02-19: Three officially licensed 1985 Super Mario Bros eraser sets from Japan, via Supper Mario Broth.

2020-02-18: EarBliss, 18feb2020 / RACHAEL & VILRAY, by Rachael and Vilray.

2020-02-18: An exhausted dog-child after his annual vet checkup; it only took five minutes to negotiate his exit …

2020-02-18: Japanese Firemen’s Coats (19th century), via The Public Domain Review.

2020-02-17: Finished the first volume of Matt Fraction and Elsa Charretier’s NOVEMBER last night: loved …

2020-02-17: The inordinate fear that I spelled the ANIMATION of my book’s title AMINATION across all social …

2020-02-16: Sunday visit.

2020-02-16: A glimpse of the Japanese Jazz Age, via Tokyo Fashion.

2020-02-15: Among the antique mall faces.

2020-02-15: Reading, 15feb2020.

2020-02-15: EarBliss, 15feb2020 / NEBULOUS SEQUENCES, by hakobune.

2020-02-14: Think I’m going to make a change to weekly public essay / private newsletter release schedule: …

2020-02-14: EarBliss, 14feb2020 / LOOM, by Katie Gately.

2020-02-14: More intrigued by NO TIME TO DIE than most of the recent Bond films; Billie Eilish’s theme song …

2020-02-13: Snow day.

2020-02-13: Meanwhile, in life as a hostage to insulin manufacturers news… “The boom times of insulin …

2020-02-13: Most important KaijuDesk feature: plenty of room for brain-trust sleeping quarters.

2020-02-12: Though iA Writer has been my go-to-workhorse for years (and likely will be for years to come), being …

2020-02-12:

2020-02-12: The day’s excitement: an effort to make my phone as boring as possible.

2020-02-12: EarBliss, 12feb2020 / SOLO, by Vijay Iyer.

2020-02-11: Memory cartridge shelf.

2020-02-11: Retooled my site a bit in the wake of my switch from daily to weekly posting: only the latest post …

2020-02-11: A fascinating look at how open-world sandboxes like GTAV have become canvases for art and for …

2020-02-11: As the forever campaign drags on, McKay Coppins’s latest in The Atlantic, “The Billion-Dollar …

2020-02-11: Current rotation, 11feb2020…

2020-02-11: ”My own works, far from smiling on me, irritate me every single time I go over them again.” — …

2020-02-11: The meeting, to order.

2020-02-10: Because when your new desk is too big to fit through your old office’s door and you build a new …

2020-02-10: EarBliss, 10feb2020-PM / SEPARATION SONGS, by Matt Sargent.

2020-02-10: ”The wisdom of the journeyman is to work one day at a time and he always said that any job even if …

2020-02-10: EarBliss, 10feb2020 / THE HUMAN HEART, by April Larson.

2020-02-09: Spent part of the afternoon visiting with Chloe, my 150-pound Newfy friend. The dog-children are not …

2020-02-09: Finished Murakami’s KILLING COMMENDATORE. First impression / one sentence review: it’s not as …

2020-02-09: EarBliss, 09feb2020 / YOU WANT IT DARKER, by Leonard Cohen… one of those mornings; Mr Cohen …

2020-02-09: Another newsletter released into the wild; the week is done.

2020-02-09: The week’s Informality: done. Next, the newsletter. Then: run in 6.5-mile circle… the day …

2020-02-09: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse: considering the intersection of speechwriting and my desire to …

2020-02-08: EarBliss, 08feb2020 / WE’RE NEW AGAIN: A REIMAGINING BY MAKAYA MCCRAVEN, by Gil Scott-Heron and …

2020-02-08: I miss PERSON OF INTEREST.

2020-02-07: Weather report, afternoon edition (with dog).

2020-02-07: Snow day.

2020-02-07: EarBliss, 07feb2020 / MASSIVE OSCILLATIONS — EP, by Wacław Zimpel: rhythmic drone jazz, The Necks …

2020-02-07: Weather report.

2020-02-06: Just watched Lynch’s WHAT DID JACK DO?: I have no idea what I saw, but I know that I saw it.

2020-02-06:

2020-02-06: EarBliss, 06feb2020 / MATANË MALIT, by Elina Duni Quartet - spent all morning listening to her work; …

2020-02-05: That feeling when you throw out the words and the patterns that don’t work and feel as though you …

2020-02-05: EarBliss, 05feb2020 / GHOSTEEN, by Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds.

2020-02-04: Groomed Morkie

2020-02-04: If this trend of remaking/remastering games past brings me a next-gen original DEUS EX, I’m all in.

2020-02-03: Reading, 03feb2020.

2020-02-03: Because I am devoted to giving you stirring content, an update: the extra-fine point fountain nib is …

2020-02-03: First frisbee game of 2020: ten years old and still his favorite thing in the world.

2020-02-03: EarBliss, 03feb2020 / DAYLIGHT GHOSTS, by Craig Taborn.

2020-02-03: Inordinately excited by the impending arrival of an extra fine-point fountain pen nib. May my …

2020-02-03: Good morning.

2020-02-02: Sunday visit.

2020-02-02: Sunday morning.

2020-02-02: And it has, thankfully, “achieved support.” Someone’s designed a nifty Untitled Goose Game …

2020-02-02: Both the week’s Informality and the week’s newsletter are in the wild; this was a good morning - a …

2020-02-02: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse: On form, Le Guin, Bowie, show trials, and THE FAR SIDE; the …

2020-02-02: EarBliss, 02feb2020 / UNPREDICTABLE SIGNS, by Kloob.

2020-02-01: ”… how incredibly much we learn between our birthday and last day — from where the horsies …

2020-02-01: EarBliss, 01feb2020 / GREEN AND GREY (EXPANDED), by Julia Kent.

2020-01-31: Making time to watch the unwatched and never-seen among my various/nefarious watchlists. First up: …

2020-01-31: EarBliss, 31jan2020 / THE FLOWER AND THE VESSEL, by Felicia Atkinson.

2020-01-31: First time using the Forest timer app for working and I haven’t killed a tree — yet. So far, my …

2020-01-30: Finally playing ASSASSIN’S CREED: ODYSSEY: entertaining mix of WITCHER 3 and TOMB RAIDER series. …

2020-01-30: Unearthed: the totality of 90s superhero comics storytelling in one cover.

2020-01-30: “When the soul is without a definite aim, she gets lost; for, as they say, if you are …

2020-01-30: EarBliss, 30jan2020 / YOU KNOW WHAT IT’S LIKE, by Carla dal Forno.

2020-01-30: Taking a wrist-cyborg sabbatical. Series 3 becoming too slow, refusing to update, and not making …

2020-01-29: Patrol.

2020-01-29: First morning in over a year where I worked only on what I wanted to work on and not what I felt I …

2020-01-29: EarBliss, 29jan2020 / 10 YEARS SOLO LIVE, by Brad Mehldau.

2020-01-28: EarBliss, 28jan2020-PM… THE SPACE BETWEEN US, by Ida Toninato and Jennifer Thiessen.

2020-01-28: Current rotation, 28jan2020…

2020-01-28:

2020-01-28: Sneezing in the middle of a supine twist is quite unpleasant.

2020-01-28: First morning without publishing a daily blog post / essay in almost a year: strange for now, but I …

2020-01-28: EarBliss, 28jan2020/A… MEGALITHEON, by Paleowolf. (The lapsed percussionist in me is …

2020-01-27: the onions, the onions, oh god the onions

2020-01-27:

2020-01-27: Ursula K. Le Guin’s NO TIME TO SPARE is a delight, a potent reminder of the gift of her words.

2020-01-27: This week, at Parenthetical Recluse… as one creative experiment ends, a new one begins: …

2020-01-27: EarBliss, 27jan2020/AM… ALLEGORICAL TRACES, PT.1, by Alio Die.

2020-01-26: Sunday visit.

2020-01-26: A solid list to facilitate T1D sanity, via Beyond Type One.

2020-01-26: Emily Dickinson and Jack Kirby are sharing my nightstand; what a conversation that would be.

2020-01-26: Newsletter 0086 is in the wild; and there was much rejoicing (RIP, Terry Jones).

2020-01-26: EarBliss, 26jan2020/AM… THE INVISIBLE LIGHT: ACOUSTIC SPACE, by T Bone Burnett, Jay …

2020-01-25: Saturday afternoon.

2020-01-25: Because every desk needs a gold-plated monk riding a chartreuse triceratops.

2020-01-25: Current (ohdeargod the world is a terrifying place but at least it’s a world where Jack Kirby made …

2020-01-25: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Primary Visions

2020-01-25: EarBliss, 25jan2020-AM… LIVING SPACE, by ELEH.

2020-01-24: Pretty sure that The Jorkie could pull off the Bosch-dog headpiece look.

2020-01-24: Finally finished season five of PEAKY BLINDERS. First impression: started strong but fizzled out. …

2020-01-24: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… On Adapting to Adaptations

2020-01-24: EarBliss, 24jan2020/AM… PATTERNS OF CONSCIOUSNESS, by Caterina Barbieri.

2020-01-23: (The) Morkie v. paper towel roll.

2020-01-23: I’ve been far too socialized this week. Reversion to feral form likely.

2020-01-23: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Notes on Bedtime Screen-Reading AKA Dispatches from the …

2020-01-23: EarBliss, 23jan2020/AM… BRAHMS: STRING QUARTETS AND PIANO QUINTET, by Emerson String Quartet …

2020-01-23: Finished Atwood’s THE TESTAMENTS last night: in spite of a somewhat rushed ending, I think it’s her …

2020-01-22: EarBliss, 22jan2020/PM… SEX, by The Necks.

2020-01-22: Sanctum guardians.

2020-01-22: An invaluable lesson, re-learned: it’s the not the pretzels that go in the refrigerator but the …

2020-01-22: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Positively an Ode to My Jackass Immune System

2020-01-22: EarBliss, 22jan2020/AM… PHILIP GLASS: MISHIMA, by Maki Namekawa.

2020-01-21: EarBliss, 21jan2020/PM… LOOK UP SHARP, by Carla dal Forno.

2020-01-21:

2020-01-21: Whenever I consider taking the daily pieces weekly and/or the weekly newsletter monthly, I …

2020-01-21: Current temperature.

2020-01-21: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… The Things I Keep on My Wrist, Currently

2020-01-21: EarBliss, 21jan2020/AM… WE GATHERED AT WAKEROBIN HOLLOW~CHAPTER 01 - EP, by Mending. (The …

2020-01-21: Good morning.

2020-01-20:

2020-01-20: EarBliss, 20jan2020/PM… FAREWELL, DOOMED PLANET!, by Elizabeth Joan Kelly.

2020-01-20: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… ThoughtBuffet, 20jan2020

2020-01-20: EarBliss, 20jan2020/AM.. ON TIME OUT OF TIME, by William Basinski.

2020-01-20: It’s cold enough that the dog-children emerged from their blanket forts on the couch only when they …

2020-01-19: Sunday visit / faux cat selfie

2020-01-19: Current rotation, 19jan2020…

2020-01-19: Newsletter 0085 is in the wild. The week is done.

2020-01-19: They’re certain that their mother just woke up.

2020-01-19: EarBliss, 19jan2020/AM… THE WHITE HORSE OF THE SUN, by David Terry and Eye Spirit.

2020-01-19: Typing = excavation / writing by hand = taking a brush to what was found.

2020-01-18: In brightest day, in blackest night…

2020-01-18: On to GEARS OF WAR 2: finally played the first one a few months back to see what I was missing. I’ve …

2020-01-18: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Into these refuges of time and sanity

2020-01-18: EarBliss, 18jan20/AM… SATIE: SOCRATE, by Barbara Hannigan and Reinbert de Leeuw.

2020-01-17: (This week, man, this week.)

2020-01-17: EarBliss, 17jan20/PM… THERE IS NO YEAR, the latest album from one of my favorite bands, …

2020-01-17: ”Challenging music, by its very nature, alienates some fans whilst inspiring others, but without …

2020-01-17: EarBliss, 17jan2020/AM… CONTINUUM, by Nik Bärstch’s Mobile.

2020-01-17: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Anniversaries / THE WITCHER / Fresh ink

2020-01-17: Fresh ink / Because when it came time to finish my Shadow/fountain pen/Bride of Frankenstein lab …

2020-01-16: Fresh ink and sleeve completion awaits.

2020-01-16: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Towards a quieter personal internet, again

2020-01-16: EarBliss, 16jan2020/AM… TEMPORAL, by Julia Kent.

2020-01-15: Retrieved a cache of toys from under the couch and the dog-children are ecstatic. Dog-dad powers, …

2020-01-15: EarBliss, 15jan2020/PM… IV, by Innercity Ensemble.

2020-01-15: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of order and chaos

2020-01-15: EarBliss, 15jan2020/AM: TRILOGIE DE LA MORT, by Eliane Radigue.

2020-01-14: EarBliss, 14jan2020/PM: COLOUR, by Anat Fort Trio.

2020-01-14: Brain trust.

2020-01-14: The house mouse continues its winning streak in our battle of wills. The war rages on.

2020-01-14: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Hypo/hyper BBC Dracula etc etc

2020-01-14: EarBliss, 14jan2020: ECSTATIC COMPUTATION, by Caterina Barbieri.

2020-01-13: To the victor…

2020-01-13: EarBliss, 13jan2020/PM… JOURNEY IN SATCHIDANANDA, by Alice Coltrane; BADGE ÉPOQUE ENSEMBLE, …

2020-01-13: Current rotation, 13jan2020.

2020-01-13: EarBliss, 13jan2020/AM… SAMAN, by Hildur Guðnadóttir; ALL MY PEOPLE, by Maria Somerville; …

2020-01-13: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… On JOKER

2020-01-13: Because the secret to my (occasional) online sanity bears repeating: The Far Side.

2020-01-12: Sunday visit.

2020-01-12: Newsletter 0084 is in the wild; the week is done.

2020-01-12: EarBliss, 12jan2020/AM… CODEX, by Atrium Carcieri; JOKER: ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK, …

2020-01-12: Good morning.

2020-01-11: Dog, among pineapple.

2020-01-11: All I really want is the Criterion Channel to come to XBox so I can pay money to get annoyed about …

2020-01-11: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Escaping the escape room of future’s tradition

2020-01-11: EarBliss, 11jan2020/AM… SATIE: THE EARLY PIANO WORKS, by Reinbert de Leeuw.

2020-01-10: Only been here a short time, but this space is already becoming an essential part of my day and my …

2020-01-10: EarBliss, 10jan2020/PM: KOMACHI, by Meitei; CLIODYNAMICS-EP, by Astrid Sonne; HIGH LINE, by SUSS.

2020-01-10: Hatching my election year online sanity-survival plan which, so far, involves fleeing the mainstream …

2020-01-10: The corner, claimed.

2020-01-10: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Of rain and a practice resumed

2020-01-10: EarBliss 10jan2020/AM: THE GROUND OUR SKY, by Saariselka; AZATHOTH, a dark ambient collaboration …

2020-01-09: Yin/Yang/Kinda

2020-01-09: That moment when you start to open a container of bacon bits but recall that you perhaps, maybe, …

2020-01-09: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Towards a saner personal internet, maybe

2020-01-09: EarBliss, 09jan2020/AM: AN ARK FOR THE LISTENER, by Philip Jeck; BECOME DESERT, by John Luther …

2020-01-08: Feeling the Force, approximately.

2020-01-08: EarBliss, 08jan2020/PM: ATLANTIS NATH, by Terry Riley.

2020-01-08:

2020-01-08: Current rotation, 08jan2020.

2020-01-08: EarBliss, 08jan2020/AM: UPROOTED, by Michel Banabila; PROMITAT ETERNO, by Bastarda.

2020-01-08: Morning sanity fix: saving The Far Side RSS feed for last.

2020-01-08: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… I read the news (with breakfast, again), oh boy

2020-01-07: EarBliss, 07jan2020/PM: THE UNDIVIDED FIVE, by A Winged Victory for the Sullen; BLOOM, by Areni …

2020-01-07: Assembled.

2020-01-07: Highlight of the week so far: making really tasty cauliflower chowder.

2020-01-07: EarBliss, 07jan2020/AM: BLACK CORNER DEN, by Atrium Carcieri and Cities Last Broadcast; EPISTASIS …

2020-01-07: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Returning: rhythm of the day, slowly

2020-01-07: As I attempt to outwit this mouse, an acceptance that I am in danger of becoming Bill Murray in …

2020-01-06:

2020-01-06: Brief intro time... … and a chance to experiment with longer posts here. Hi, I’m Tyler. Over the last 15+ …

2020-01-06: Despondent Morkie

2020-01-06: ”I have to write, but in such a way as to vouch for nothing; I shall always be seeking, mostly …

2020-01-06: Meanwhile, in Informalities… Beware the Five Beeps…

2020-01-05: Sunday visit.

2020-01-05: And it appears that I’ve got the custom domain thing working… maybe. If so, nifty.

2020-01-05: Newsletter 0083 is in the wild. And there was much rejoicing.

2020-01-05: Starting the process of using a custom domain here, I think. Or screwing it all up. One or the …

2020-01-04: Saturday afternoon.

2020-01-04: Bags one through seven.

2020-01-04: Little dog, big chair.

2020-01-04: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Revisitation: BLADE RUNNER

2020-01-04: As it’s enough to deal with T1D on a daily basis, I may start handing out this article instead of …

2020-01-03: Blu bargain bin bounty / I also win the day in alliteration:

2020-01-03: Not the best timing, App Store push notification.

2020-01-03: (And I finally got the posting right on that last one. Apologies for the repeats.)

2020-01-03: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse…ThoughtBuffet 03jan2020

2020-01-02:

2020-01-02: To-read stack at the start of 2020; might be gone by the turn of the next decade. The game is afoot.

2020-01-02: Hitchcock sequel in heartlandia this morning.

2020-01-02: It is mine / AKA my mother-in-law is awesome.

2020-01-02: Meanwhile, at Parenthetical Recluse… Notes on Stoic Green Lantern Hostage Negotiation / …

2020-01-01: Obligatory opening dog picture.

2020-01-01: New year, new approach. Fourth time’s the charm.