Feb 3, 2008

Robbins was wrong (sorta kinda) by Dale

Reading page 33 of Still Life with Woodpecker today, the woodpecker grinned, unlike Jesus who wept. He's gotten to Hawaii without being caught (back in the good old pre-9/11 airport security days.) This page and the book in general talks of pending momentous happenings in the last quarter of the century. But much more momentous things have happened the first quarter of this century. Bad things like 9/11 and Bush's exploitation of the fear that evoked. And hopefully good in that a glass ceiling of the Presidency will be shattered either by a female or a black male this November. There might be hope for the republic after all.

I'm betting that Still Life would not have found a publisher during the Bush presidency. Stay controversial, Tom.

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