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SUGAR WAFERS

Posted by Erik Frey Tue, 21 Dec 2004 04:55:00 GMT

i’m eating some vanilla sugar wafers, and they are hell of such as good, particularly from an architectural standpoint.

first off, they’re sold in large plastic-wrapped bricks, five wafers wide, two deep. the plastic wrapping unseals at either end, making it easy to pull out two at a time, and then eat each stick individually.

but eating a wafer stick whole is a crass and undignified act, as will soon be made evident. let us delve deeper into the structure of the vanilla wafer:

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CHARACTER

Posted by Erik Frey Mon, 22 Nov 2004 04:50:00 GMT

we replace our contexts with other contexts, sometimes more narrow and well-defined. sometimes more broad. with these upcoming changes in my life, it’s inevitable my context becomes more broad, and i’m just trying to figure out when, how, and why it might later become more narrow.

the only way to profoundly impact the world around you (unless you’re like, da vinci) is to become very narrow and precise in your world-view, and charge ahead in one thing. at least, that’s how it is in the sciences. and i feel a little ambivalent about that. the ambivalence was bound to happen, i’m sure.

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THE LAST TEMPTATION - II

Posted by Erik Frey Sun, 06 Jun 2004 04:01:00 GMT

i can only attribute so much of last week and this weekend to divine providence. and i can really only focus on certain parts. but that’s how memory works – looping over itself in the space behind your eyes, allowing light through sort of distorted, kaleidescopic, folding.

after san diego, i got an email from eric “dude, let’s go on a canoe trip!”. where? somewhere with water? ok! the next morning we had a canoe on the jeep and we were driving to taos.

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THE LAST TEMPTATION - I

Posted by Erik Frey Wed, 02 Jun 2004 04:02:00 GMT

i can only attribute so much of last week and this weekend to divine providence. the rest pours over – or maybe it just clumps and settles to the bottom, so i can process it on my own time. we’ll see.

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PRIMARY GENITALIA

Posted by Erik Frey Mon, 26 Apr 2004 04:02:00 GMT

to take advantage of one of the last free weekends i’m going to have for a while, eric and i carted our way out to the mountains. eric found an old map of the logging roads in the jemez wilderness, and noticed that one of them came within a quarter mile of the san antonio hot springs, which was especially nice because the main trail to the hot springs is closed for another month or so, till the last of the snow melts.

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EXPLAINING THE UNIVERSE

Posted by Erik Frey Wed, 14 Apr 2004 04:20:00 GMT

i had a very nice conversation tonight. this is going to sound very strange out of context, but it was a little lightbulb in my head. so here's to posterity:

i think many organized religions believe in something artificial, outside the universe (the supernatural), in order to explain it and describe it. their argument has two tiers, two contexts, the second being incomplete and inconsistent: Read More...

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THE BLACK CANYON

Posted by Erik Frey Tue, 23 Mar 2004 05:30:00 GMT

lots to think about. alternatively, lots to let sit at the bottom of the barrel, collecting sediment, clogging up the injectors.

taking i-40 across arizona was uneventful. i stood on a corner in winslow, arizona, and it really wasn’t such a fine sight to see.

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SENSATIONS

Posted by Erik Frey Mon, 23 Feb 2004 05:32:00 GMT

i’m sitting here, watching a bit of fine sediment fall to the bottom of my wine glass.

how do i resolve such simple, acute luxury with a weekend like this last one?

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DUMB, BROKEN HEARTS

Posted by Erik Frey Mon, 09 Feb 2004 05:54:00 GMT

one arches the back. one rolls his shoulders, cracks his knuckles. looks towards the ceiling, breathes in.

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TWO PART INVENTION

Posted by Erik Frey Sat, 07 Feb 2004 06:00:00 GMT

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