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On Bullfighting

May 10, 2006   

There was a time in Spain when people compared the most skillful matadors to Velazquez and Goya, and perhaps they still do. It was that sense of artistry I hoped to find when I attended a bullfight last week. I am sad to say that what I saw on that blazing afternoon, that afternoon when the sunlight mixed with the dust of the plaza and gave one the impression of being submerged in a cloudy brown hell, was not something I will ever regard as art. 

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Consuelo

April 27, 2006   I spent one of the most wonderful nights of my life with a woman three times my age.  More ...

Spring Break & Tourism & God

April 19, 2006   I must confess to having compared my own journal entries to those of my fellow students.   More ...

My travels thus far...

April 10, 2006   I am having an incredible time!  More ...

"There will be time..."

March 30, 2006   “We’re looking at pictures from billions of years ago,” she said wistfully, with her head inclined towards the stars.  I remembered hearing the same thing from a mad-scientist-type physics professor in college, but those words didn’t carry the same importance then as they do now.  More ...