Unexpected Intrusions of Beauty

"Unexpected intrusions of beauty. That is what life is." - Saul Bellow Artist Gustave Klimt

Life’s Ironies

Jesua was often mistaken for me  in the village, because she never grew breasts, and began to shave before I did. She died of consumption when she was twenty-two, a virgin to the end and secretly in love with a sanctimonious priest who, when he met her in the street, always said, "Hello Fermin, you're … Continue reading Life’s Ironies

Aldous Huxley on the abnormality of living without fuss in a society to which we ought not to be adjusted

The real hopeless victims of mental illness are to be found among those who appear to be most normal. “Many of them are normal because they are so well adjusted to our mode of existence, because their human voice has been silenced so early in their lives, that they do not even struggle or suffer … Continue reading Aldous Huxley on the abnormality of living without fuss in a society to which we ought not to be adjusted