Diary 6/23/22: "Kayfabe" again; dream email; inspirational quotes; Weltschmerz; happy pills; the end; suspicious charge; happy ending.
Diary 6/17 to 6/20/22: CodePink and critical media literacy; Noam Chomsky; who can you trust? Democracy Now; Walter Truett Anderson on Reality and postmodernism; bullet journal; junk TV.
Diary 6/3 to 6/5/22: Ninja Fit; gut and brain link; Truthout articles; Karl Popper; my lame fiction; more wasted food; Johnstone quote; Jesse Ventura; Poor Peoples Campaign; a dream; Aussie movie; pushy Pablo.
Diary 5/28 to 5/29/22: Poker win; Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations reviewed with quotes; bureaucratic nonsense; Anne Brontë; report on "the best way to address...tragedies"; "kayfabe"
Diary, 4/26 to 4/29/22: Rethinking Scott Ritter; server problem; dreams; Grace on YouTube; a popular blog post; sleep and melatonin; money; Doctor Faustus by Thomas Mann; boredom; a promise? Snap out of it!
Diary, 4/17 to 4/19/22: 800 books; censorship and isolation; depressing truth; the right targets; where is Orwell? befouled conscience and going vegan. The new fascism.
Diary, 3/31-4/2/22; down moods and how to recover; Greenwald and whistleblowers; book overload again; bleakspeak; what is sensible at the end of civilization?
Blog post stats; Taoist Sage quote from Smullyan; how I spend my days; naps versus sleep; "Taoistic" quatrain from the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám; sensible behavior now.
The world and money; from Sanditon to Jane Eyre; fecal transplants; blog views; three hours on the phone; War and Peace and Constance Garnett; dirty old men.
Writing when it flows, and when it doesn't; my way to happiness; pain perception; click bait; Nog and fiction; Pablo does it again; Chomsky on Ukraine.
Hailee Steinfeld and Linda Blair DVDs; the struggle with protein; peas and bean snacks; down days; Dinklage in Cyrano (preview); Highsmith again; Erica Ridley book and many other books; my fiction trivial; lots more, with emphasis on self-guidance.
Work cures depression; novel ideas and questions; W.W. Atkinson; reading Neuroscience; Patricia Highsmith's diaries; movie reviews incl. the best Jane Austen movie; looking at 2021; John Cleese; so much more!
Jerry Brown quote; neurotransmitters; The Philosophy Club novel; Hap the Crystalwright novel; many movies, some TV; versions of Jane Austen's Emma compared a bit.
Faulty memory, a toothache, work on Kick Me, a dream, Lin Yutang quotes, depression, Twitter, and twelve movies reviewed briefly; not much else.
Movie reviews, Durant book, Thriftbooks complaint, sudoku books, my new schedule, Twitter popularity, Anatol Lieven interview, novel plotting.
How books saved my writing soul; plus whining about WordPress; and Eve Arden, Camus's Stranger, In the Fade, so, lots of potatoes ending with a burst of excitement.
A dream; failure of creativity; my stupidity; Twitter squabble; pit of despair?; Blade movies; feeling drained and confused.
New commitment to writing; Walter Kaufmann; despair; disdain for E. M. Forster; Sideways, Augustine, and Scary Movie reviews; bored with Gestalt Therapy; self-mastery joke.
Solving my angst? Reconsidering The Lolita Curse; to drink or not to drink; silent ringer kerfuffle; Irish Reader; haiku posted; Twitter dialogues; news sources; etc.
Meaning of life; movie reviews: Union Pacific, Romeo & Juliet; dieting & sodium; is my writing important to me? Natalie Goldberg; a reader for Kick Me; buy a car or hire a detective? Twitter blowup; Hemlock Club mtg & a philosophical point: why is truth important? Russell quote; & more