Monthly Archives: January 2009

A cascade of colliding ideas

Of late, I’ve been reading I am a Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter. I am really enjoying this book – it may end up on that short list of books that change the way I look at the world. (I’ll … Continue reading

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And then I sank into the swamp

On Saturday, with Julie ensconced in her studio all day, I decided to go for a walk in the woods at Mason Neck. This has recently become one of my favorite places to wander around – there’s a good view … Continue reading

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What I’m reading – the New Year’s edition

It’s been several months since I’ve last listed what I’m reading.  I’ve read many good pages in that time, though, so let’s catch up with a special year’s-end edition. – The Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. … Continue reading

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