🎵 Man, I forgot how much I love Stanley Turrentine’s playing…especially the Blue Note recordings with Blue Mitchell and Sugar (the first CTI album)…and anything else with Freddie Hubbard.
Politics do/don’t kill people in the same way guns do/don’t kill people. I’m neither celebrating nor saddened by Cain’s death. I am sad for others he likely infected, without consent, through his choice of selfishness and denial of science → fncll.org/go/cain-d…
Representative Dolt @RepLouieGohmert is operating on a whole different level of stupid:
“I can’t help but think that if I hadn’t been wearing a mask so much in the last 10 days or so, I really wonder if I would have gotten it.”
‘Tis the season for promotion of repetitive keynote presentations…so many words saying so little, built on the back of straw men — straw hobby horses, really — promoted by people who should know better (or are afraid to not be seen cheerleading).
💬 Aaron Davis notes, apropos of E. B. White’s The Essayist, that he:
Wonder[s] how the ‘blogger’ differs from this or are they the modern essayists?
I’ve long maintained that Montaigne and others were proto bloggers, and there is a group of offline essayists out there to match every form from macro to micro. That said, I’d say the mantle has been duplicated and shared rather than made an inheritance; the essay is a thriving concern offline!