Getting Back in Touch

The pandemic reminds us that we remain firmly rooted in bodily existence with all dangers that this implies. —Slavoj Žižek, Pandemic 2: Chronicles of a Time Lost (p. 14). Touch is never so obvious as when confronted with its opposite—the untouchable. —Richard Kearney, Touch: Recovering Our Most Vital Sense (p. 133). It has been justContinue reading “Getting Back in Touch”

Opening Up Texas—Bad Idea Gov. Abbott, Very Bad Idea

I have been a resident of the state of Texas since June of 2004, approaching 17 years now. A job brought me here and while I had not seen Texas in my future before that time, I have come to enjoy and appreciate quite a bit about this state and the area in which IContinue reading “Opening Up Texas—Bad Idea Gov. Abbott, Very Bad Idea”