Monthly Archives: April 2013

False Speech

The problems of untruth and the spreading of it by so many people who should know better, keeps coming up in my mind.  Sometimes I feel like the Dutch boy who has to plug leaks in the dike with his … Continue reading

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Hair Premiers

I enjoyed my first copy of the original cast album of “Hair: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical” so much, that I completely wore out the record’s grooves. It was the only way I could enjoy the musical’s performance. I … Continue reading

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Happy Floralia

Let the games begin.  Today is the first day of Floralia in the ancient Roman tradition.  The circus games and racing of chariots were popular during the festival that honored the spring Goddess Floria.  There were two nationalized teams that … Continue reading

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Jimi Hendrix On Life

My friend Craig decided to have me help cull his music  the other day.  He’s getting tired of moving his record collection around so Craig is bringing most of his LPs to an auction house along with some other old … Continue reading

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Various Materials …Floral Friday

Vases have been constructed for thousands of years. They’ve been formed from various materials throughout history. Those two facts have interested me for years. The art of constructing vases is connected with our species’ primal love of flowers. Flowers and … Continue reading

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When You Feel Creative

I’m sure you’ve noticed that when you feel obligated to create some sort of artistic artifact that the result doesn’t come off quite as well as you wished? You possibly feel a bit inauthentic, too. Meanwhile, if you start on … Continue reading

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Cut Off?

Boom! A couple of weeks ago the powerful flash of lightning and instantaneous explosion of thunder blasted a tree next door to my little house.  I laughed at how startled I became.  I glanced at the clock. It read 3:19 … Continue reading

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