Category Archives: data stream one

the first phase of this blog, chronicling the time in rome.

homeward.

i have a confession to make. i voted for hillary clinton. and that may not be the confession that some of you think it is. though she may not have been the greatest of choices generally, i had my reasons for … Continue reading

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good days.

we have had both sets of parents, a sister, and now a whole big mess o’ friends come to visit us in the last year. all visits have been a bittersweet joy at the brief reunions and the all-to-soon partings. … Continue reading

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that’s how the story ends.

So I have been back in the States for close to two weeks now and things are as bizarre as ever. It rains a lot here in Bellingham. That’s what it does in the winter time. Not unlike in Rome. … Continue reading

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world without end.

and a car ride; and a short plane ride; and a nap in munich; and ten hours of waiting, reading, the minutes passing so slowly, the ladies nearby viewing continuously the progress of the flight, there always as i look … Continue reading

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peace.

a thousand words to say. their number grows with each hour. here is the final day. paul talks much when you get him going. here is a boy who has seen much that most one say no one should see … Continue reading

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equally skilled.

i stand over my suitcase, looking down at books, gifts, tightly rolled clothes. i try to save space where i can, and keep with em the knowledge that i can cram things together better than it would at first seem. … Continue reading

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redemption song.

you know that part in return of the jedi when princess leia and chewie get into jabba’s palace by pretending to be a bounty hunter and, well, chewie plays himself, but leia wears that helmet that makes her voice all … Continue reading

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