Monthly Archives: February 2018

This Is Water

“This Is Water” is pure Zoom-Out. It is the title given to a commencement speech (and later a derived written publication) given by David Foster Wallace at Kenyon College on May 21, 2005. Wallace was described as the most influential American author of his generation. His works included the classic Infinite Jest.  This is also the only…

Art as Zoom-Out

Maria Popova (Brain Pickings) on art as Zoom-Out: “[Art] unsettles us awake, disrupts our deadening routines, enlarges our reservoir of hope by enlarging our perspective, our grasp of truth, our capacity for beauty.” Source  


Sandsend Oceans new beat oceans past. Across the seas of moments lost. Walk with me in the here and now. Discover the golden life in the cold rock. Cliffs above us at once may fall. The ground beneath our feet. Will beat a hasty retreat. But this day will last forever. Lovers transcend the sands…