Celebrate A Life Once Had

This post seems especially fitting considering the news I have just heard (which I will hopefully discuss soon, to a degree). Human beings look at death as a dreary occasion, one that has many downsides and no upsides. Yes, death is sad because it is just so final. Tons of memories abound from seemingly nowhere, […]

The Curiosity Of Death

“I have lived more of my life than is to come: That is an interesting place for an artist – more interesting than writing about your first girlfriend. It is kind of serious. . . In our sixties, how do we face this imponderable idea that we are not going to exist anymore? We make art. […]

Macbeth: The Agony Of Defeat

The Agony of Defeat Macbeth’s “way of life is fall’n into the sear, the yellow leaf / And that which should accompany old age / As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends / He must not look to have” (V. iii. 22-26).  The quotation means that Macbeth has lost all feeling and compassion as a […]

Quoted Quotables

“You’ve got to know your limitations. I don’t know what your limitations are. I found out what mine were when I was twelve. I found out that there weren’t too many limitations, if I did it my way.” — Johnny Cash “Some people are stuck with very hostile entities. Many people are stuck with life-denying, […]