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Miscellaneous Mental Musings of an Emerging Artist

Category Archives: Chicago

Weasel words.

“Once learned, such truths cannot be unlearned, they can only be stubbornly denied.”

July 24, 2020 · Leave a comment


“I am telling myself that this is the year I should quit and somehow another year goes by without me quitting.”

March 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Compare / contrast.

On persistent differences.

July 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

My regret and my rage.

“Intensity” versus “volatility.”

February 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Kafka Studies.

Further adventures in bureaucracy; children’s health insurance edition.

September 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Legal definition.

I hate Illinois Nazis.

August 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

So Much Keytar.

Youth in revolt.

August 3, 2017 · Leave a comment


One view of it.

July 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Reaction and overreaction.

A note on the current conflagration between Chicago’s theaters and one of its critics.

June 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Higher callings.

A man who helped bring us the sky; another man who rolls around in the mud.

April 3, 2017 · Leave a comment