Daily Archives: October 12, 2010

Jack Kerouac: “I enter my page”

A great Jack Kerouac quote on the hollowness of pursuing fame: I can just see the shabby literary man carrying a “bulging briefcase” rushing from one campus to another, one lecture club to another, nodding confirmation with his hosts that … Continue reading

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A Gorgeous View of the Thames from the Tate Modern

An English professor colleague (and friend) sent me a gorgeous image that he took this afternoon from the Members’ Lounge of the Tate Modern. He’s teaching a semester in London:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               . The English professor’s name is Charles Hood and he … Continue reading

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