With my propensity to chatter, it’s no surprise that I strike up conversations with anyone, including the cute 35ish lifeguard at the pool where I swim.
Thoughts | Ideas | Musings
The problem with hiding behind assumed names on the internet is that it can turn ordinary people into raging aggressors.
Instead of writing about the never ending war in the middle east I’m going to write about the never ending war on aging.
I will readily admit that I have a compulsive personality, but the time has come for me to admit I’m struggling with an addiction.
In every city in the world, night time is magical. Every thing glows… At night, I’m in my element; alert and ready to explore the creative realm.
I came to my office to write about our pending leniency with Iran when I saw the headline that a woman has been beheaded in Oklahoma!
We are part of a global family and when we honor the humanity in others, we do same in our selves…
We had been asked to draw a portrait which I had nearly finished. In fact I was feeling quite proud of that fledgling art.
On August 15th 1973 we acquired a bedroom suite. Today 41 years later we have said goodbye to it. There is a tenderness in the goodbye. The nail varnish remover stains (teenagers), the stickers that could never be removed, indeed all of family life for the last 40 years has been recorded on this furniture. […]
Devils with laser red eyes are of ascendance With a lack of over riding rational, humane, dare we say enlightened values, operating in the marrow and sinew of the world’s thinkers, strivers, killers, intimidaters …. in the world’s abundant slobs, scum and weasels …….. all and any arguments of rights and cause, heroes and gods, […]
A Silhouette can be described as an image of a person, animal, object or scene represented as a solid shape of black
Sainted Democracy …….. the “Lazy look good” End Games. Democracy without people who are interested in representative, proportional government with balancing of powers and respect and protection of minority positions… etc, etc …… with viable institutions and workable balances …etc, etc …. sainted democracy is just an easy name to call the “Lazy look good”. […]
The world is awash in fond little, scummy, feted little Capture the Flag little tin pots and vile scourge like little scavengers and killers who just live to play little zero sum games and just live for the mean little chase, the happy little maim, the break, the kill.
A mirror is handy to have in my studio because it allows me to see my work in reverse. I find this useful because after long concentration my eyes often go dead to what I’m painting and a mirror reveals the flaws. Yesterday while painting I reached for the small mirror on the taboret beside […]
I have calculated the necessary word count I need to write each day between now and then, so I’m not worried that it is an impossible task. In fact, I’m looking forward to the moment when I write the last word and can say, “First draft is done!”