On 2006-02-23, Vincent wrote:
Ethan: A print book of some of your theory work would be a nice artifact. I bet it’d sell reasonably well, too; you have a gift for couching complex ideas in pleasant and clear prose.
Why the resistance?
You’ll have to imagine my pleasant, good-natured, non-sarcastic tone, as we’ve never met and you can’t naturally hear my voice in your head. Otherwise my reply will sound rude and snarky, which it isn’t.
Carrying this piano on your back up to the top of Poet’s Seat Tower would be awesome! I bet it would sound great up there, and it’d sure be an accomplishment you could be proud of. Why the resistance?
I contemplate the prospect and Lord, my shoulders fall and my back bends.