AUSTERITY vs. FRUGALITY

One of the great debates in the FIRE community is this. At what point does one go from frugal to austere, and from austere to other more problematic contexts. . . Where do we draw the line?

On the verge . . .

 

Frugality

Nobody is going to discuss the virtues of frugality […]

DALÍ: LIQUID PAINTINGS

The persistence of memory

 

Salvador Dalí, father of surrealism uh!, understood that time is extremely difficult to measure. I am not talking about seconds, minutes, or months; I am talking about sensing the time, feeling the time.

Liquid clocks melting in “The Persistence of Memory” by Dalí.

Life goes by in an instant […]

BOOK: HEART OF DARKNESS (1899)

Deep into the beast . . .

 

How much literature can someone cover in a lifetime? How many books can be read in a month, in a year? Will it ever be enough time . . . probably not. I remember reading Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, and how it attracted me and […]

FILM: MUSTANG (2015)

No spoiler, I promise . . . it has nothing to do with the car

 

Film is central to my life, stories visually narrated and their aesthetics fill a void in me, a part of me would be less enlightened if you took movies away from me. I think some films go well […]