The Wheel

Barry Dredze
3 min readJan 14, 2023
Illustration by Albrecht Durer, for Ship of Fools by Sebastian Brant (1494)

It is Friday the Thirteenth in January of 2023, and we are in that holiday hangover time of year. That weird uncertain place between the Solstice and another new moon, trying to get our shit together for another spin on the Wheel of the Year.

There are, and always will be, remarkably fewer familiar faces to look forward to seeing. Friendships, relations and collaborations irreparably shattered and leaving mostly memories and, hopefully, some…

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Barry Dredze

Just another mortal, tweaking my cognitive map on the fly.