Wednesday, August 06, 2008


Sometimes what you keep hoping is true, really is.

Jane E. Brody is our heroine.

Friday, August 01, 2008

Reading Lakatos and Plato's "Timeaus" in the Afternoon after Babysitting in the Morning

Insight may be nothing more than guessing --
modestly, courageously -- but still some
questions answer themselves as if divined.
For example,
"Why should we notice the little girl
whose budding humanity -- in full
bloom already -- makes it difficult
to put the cap back on the
juice and easy to love the
cosmos in its all-fangled beauty?"