March 27, 2014

Last night in a dream, I was being shown sheet music with a new symbol in the musical notation, crudely shown below-- it was supposed to echo the look of something lifting up from the measure/page, and represented a time of improvisation of indeterminate length...

http://kirk.is/features/retrospect.cgi?date=2014.03.31 - with my birthday looming I was looking ahead at what I had written on my birthday over the past years. Just realized how weird it is to say "I've been doing this blog thing since I was 26" -- I think that it's telling that that sounds longer than "for almost a decade and a half", but I'm not sure I understand why.
I mean, doesn't 'Fracking a supervolcano' already sound like the last thing a civilization ever did?