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Stating the obvious May 19, 2004

Posted by BiB in Uncategorized.

This is hardly the most original of thoughts, but isn’t there something AWFULLY vain about doing this, about writing one’s thoughts on-line? Why not just keep a diary nicely? Or, when one keeps a diary, is one secretly hoping that it too will be read? Whatever the reasons, then, I must be writing this for the sake of being heard, for the sake of a reaction, for the sake, simply, of writing. And why the hell not? “The great thing to be recorded is the state of your own mind,” wrote a certain Dr. Johnson. So forgive the vanity, and the empty words, and the mumbling thoughts. But this is apices gratia apicum…



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