Category Archives: personal thoughts

Amoeba’s Lorica: Solitaire Confinement

Your Friendly Neighborhood Amoeba has spent some time lately (he’d, ah, rather not specify just how much time) trying his damnedest to lose. And no, he’s not on a diet. That kind of loss he gave up on, a powerful long time ago. Y’see, … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Zen and the Art of Golf Course Greens Mowing

…any book about class must take the form of explaining working-class life to middle-class people. – Lynsey Hanley, 2008; in her review of the book Deer Hunting With Jesus. It is five o’clock in the morning of a mid-July day … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Yom Kippur

May all the people of Israel be forgiven, including all the foreigners who live in their midst, for all the people are at fault. – The next-to-last text read during Kol Nidre, immediately before the start of Yom Kippur. Long, … Continue reading

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