Sunday, January 16, 2011

Endings and Beginnings

Filed under: General — m759 @ 4:07 AM

"Not any or every death is an end, or birth a beginning."

J. M. Bernstein, The Philosophy of the Novel

Some related philosophy in  a novel —


IMAGE- 'The Borrowed Heart' in Prince Ombra

For some background, see "New School for Social Research" and "Orozco" in this journal.

See also the brief biography of Bernstein in a document about a meeting last month
in the Orozco Room at the New School.

Monday, August 30, 2010


Filed under: General — m759 @ 10:01 PM

A New York Times  story from the Feast of St. Augustine
("A version of this article appeared in print on August 28, 2010,
on page A17 of the New York edition.") —

22-Story Fall in Manhattan
Kills Daughter of U.S. Envoy


With summer winding down, Eric G. John, the United States ambassador to Thailand, made a trip familiar to many parents: he accompanied his 17-year-old daughter to New York as she got ready for her first year of college.

But his daughter, Nicole, barely experienced being a freshman at Parsons The New School For Design, near Union Square.

She died early Friday [August 27, 2010] after falling 22 floors from a high-rise apartment building in Herald Square after a night out that led her and friends to a party at the high-rise….

The Thailand and Design links above are the Times's.
The August 27 link is not.

Clicking on the Times's Design link leads to…


Re-Imagining Orozco

June 25 – September 12, 2010

Opening reception: June 24, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

This journal, June 24, 12:31 p.m.

… Todo lo sé por el lucero puro
que brilla en la diadema de la Muerte.

– Rubén Darío

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