Monthly Archives: June 2024

Dreams Of Buster Keaton – June 23, 2024

5:15 am June 23 Awake After a dream of Buster Keaton As Venus de Milo In my bed I look out the window At the June sky Cloudy With patches of blue Forecast of thunderstorms I don’t want my feet to touch the floor I don’t want to be awake I Listen The ringing in […]

The Outrage of Christ

< THE LAST TEMPTATION OF CHRIST by Nikos Kazantzakis was a revelation for a young Catholic boy living on the South Shore of Boston in 1967. I found the book in our town library next to his successful novel ZORBA THE GREEK. The blurb on the dust cover shockingly declared that Kazantzakis had written this […]

Rolling Stones – Barcelona – June, 13 1990, music

June 13 1990 Fresh off a Bangkok-Paris flight of my cicumnavigation of the world, I was staying down in Perpignan. My friends Sara Silver and Olivier Brial had scored tickets to the Stones Urban Jungle show in Barcelona’s Olympic Stadium through her work connection at Sony. We were three, but had twenty tix in total. […]

Summer Times Blues

Today was the official summer solstice for the northern hemisphere. The day lasted almost sixteen hours in New York and the sun never set in Murmansk, Russia. I woke well before the dawn and went to sleep far past sunset, as the Earth polar cap tipped toward the nearest star 93 million miles away from […]

The Longest Day Of The Year – Stonehenge – 2014

37,000 people gathered at Stonehenge to celebrate the dawn of the longest day of the year. Police arrested a number of people for reefer, which the BBC referred to as ‘drugs’. I stood on my roof at dusk. Naked to the sun. No one else joined me, which is a good thing. Getting arrested for […]