The Periodic Musings of Bellmaker Gordon R. Barnett
I have kept a journal for most of thirty years. There are then “those Letters”. Some would seek & wish for more, while others have shrunk from, my history of writing & widely sharing “daunting” letters.
For decades they were in a highly stylized & personal calligraphy written in India Ink with a technical pen, photocopied… for my archive & sometimes for sharing… it happens so automatically now, but at the time they were playing with the edges of privacy & proprietary. One day I would like to have a font mimicking that calligraphic style for my currently digitized writing… I intend to post open letters, some journal entries, & perhaps other writing to share on this page…
Some recent post excerpts:
We love escaping the overwrought holidays with their traditional obligations [usually involving some gleeful threat of snow…] Whenever we can free ourselves. Thank you, my Sweetman, for your irritating wisdom about planning! After our last trip four years ago, we … Continue reading →
One important part of this travel to SE Asia was to visit two ancient archaeologic temple sites near Jogjakarta,…on the island just west of Bali… we flew to Java on Christmas Day. Java is predominantly Muslim, while Bali is mix … Continue reading →
At last, after many hours from our early start with the long drive to the short flight, tour of the temple & a shopping excursion for batik shirts, we arrived at our hotel, where we were happily gifted our room … Continue reading →
ANTS ON A SLIGHT SLOPE… I had not gotten more than some vague notion that his program included an excursion to the “Vulcan” [the volcano, Merkaba by name] which involved another long drive through the snarling traffic of which I was … Continue reading →