A partial list of things that have been holding my attention. Inspired somewhat by Derek Sivers’Now page” movement, but much more so by William Schuth’s “recently” variation. After all, we can’t really step into the same stream even once.

Updated every few weeks. Sometimes. (2019-06-24)

Reading (a partial accounting)

  • Thoreau, Walden (millionth re-read)
  • Cortàzar, Hopscotch
  • Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow
  • Thomas, Religion and the Decline of Magic
  • Johnson, Anniversaries
  • (for the poetry I’ve been reading, see this)


  • Ms Fisher’s Modern Mysteries
  • The Newsroom
  • Bosch


  • Radiohead, MINIDISCS [HACKED]
  • Soweto Never Sleeps
  • Alpha & Omega, The Half That’s Never Been Told
  • Hitchcock, Robyn Hitchcock
  • Waits, Franks Wild Years
  • MPR classical and Jazz 88 in the car


  • Relearning the words to lots of old songs I wrote 25–30 years ago
  • Trying to finish reading two books of poetry each week
  • Reviewing Jung’s alchemical writings (and I promise I’ll start thinking out loud soon about the years I’ve spent reading them)