Archive for September 2016

The washing never gets done

September 14th, 2016 Posted In: Art

The washing never gets done. The furnace never gets heated. Books never get read. Life is never completed. Life is like a ball which one must continually catch and hit so that it won’t fall. When the fence is repaired at one end, it collapses at the other. The roof leaks, the kitchen door won’t […]

Angst essen Seele auf
Fear eats the soul

Rainer Werner Fassbinder

The city gardeners of Berlin – dirt poor or dirt rich?

When I visit a city, old or new, I don’t spend so much time anymore on the museums or the cafés. Instead I head for the parks and the gardens and the lakes and the green spaces. Maybe it’s age. But I want to be outdoors and I want to see what’s growing. Access to […]

It is not your responsibility to finish the work, but you are not free to desist from it either

Pirkei Avot