Saturday, October 24, 2020


I drew into a cohering whole—more gardening—creative themes and links to narratives online from the past year or so, but felt conflicted by my continuing addiction to the political season, as if a few days of respite from being a news junkie required a return to it all.

I don’t know what I’ll make of the next couple of weeks. Whatever. Freedom’s just another word for everything in play.

The homepage is updated.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

prospecting a humanistic conception
of political virtue

For an American politics of virtue” is a relatively large project which forms the conceptual basis for my ongoing project on deliberative democratic participation in America.

It’s another milestone in making an accessible sense of my entire Project.

Monday, September 28, 2020

a trace of spirited time

While gathering notes for the democracy project, something from five years ago turned up: a link to a long ago page—forgotten?—that now tropes what it’s about: The page, titleda trace of spirited time,” is itself a trace within years—so many, relative to how long I’ve been writing online, so many since I’ve been writing a life, as if living itself is a kind of storiation through sundry ventures.

Life. World. Recalling earlier written things in new posting is cheating my engagement in sharing new “stuff.” There’s so much already online: lots that’s not listed as the many hundreds of pages called “sundry gardening,” which is mere preface to a Project barely shared, yet growing for over two decades.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

“the soul of America”

This is part of a project on “democracy” in America.