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You tell me that silence
is nearer to peace than poems
but if for my gift
I brought you silence
(for I know silence)
you would say
This is not silence
this is another poem
and you would hand it back to me
- Leonard Cohen, âGiftâ from âThe Spice-Box of Earthâ
Places, books, movies, traveling, Chinese, cooking, eating
Music, Movies, and Books
We listen to a lot of Isobel Campbell/Mark Lanegan, 16 Horsepower, David Bazan, Nick Cave, Cat Power, Tiny Vipers, Lou Reed, Leonard Cohen, Neutral Milk Hotel, Bob Dylan, Magnetic Fields, Joanna Newsom, Dan Aeurbach, and delta blues these days |
We read Nabokov, Kafka, Deleuze, DFW, Updike, M. Taussig, Zizek, M. Ferris, George Saunders, and so on|
Recently we've been watching Wim Wenders! "The American Friend" is excellent. We watch the films of Eugene Greene, Werner Herzog, Woody Allen, Michael Heneke, David Lynch, The Coen Brothers, Q. Tarantino.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
We once stayed in a yurt in the Tian Shan next to a beautiful alpine lake tucked in between two 7500 meter mountains for a few days where we saw a Kirgiz girl use a homemade yak dung oven to make some really good bread. She did this while talking mysteriously on the inhale.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Belize, Cambodia, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, El Salvador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Romania, Switzerland, Thailand, United States, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Canada, China, Haiti, United States