Friday, March 29, 2013

The universe

is doing it.


Fresh Moods - One Two

("Love & Happiness")

After two weeks of reading

on an e-Ink-based device, I can say that I prefer it to a book, unless said book is bound in a way that all pages are flat when the book is open.

That typical page curve does weird things to my brain.

Now, if only I could get a 7 inch reader that's digital ink and just a hair more square...

Social Media Is Bullsh!t, Chapter 8... general.

(read it)

Fresh Moods: Fever

Makebelieve Madness

I just had a dream where I think I was reliving the glory of my alma mater playing my grad school in basketball....except I was playing FOR my alma mater....and it seemed we were playing on a much-upgraded version of the only place I played organized basketball: my junior high school gym.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Fila Brazilia - AZed (Coldcut touch-up)

A downtembient classic. One of my favorites, always eliciting the nodded head.



Saturday, March 23, 2013

Krishna, from chapter 12

"Who hateth nought Of all which lives, living himself benign, Compassionate, from arrogance exempt, Exempt from love of self, unchangeable By good or ill; patient, contented, firm In faith, mastering himself, true to his word, Seeking Me, heart and soul; vowed unto Me,— That man I love! Who troubleth not his kind, And is not troubled by them; clear of wrath, Living too high for gladness, grief, or fear, That man I love! Who, dwelling quiet-eyed,[FN#25] Stainless, serene, well-balanced, unperplexed, Working with Me, yet from all works detached, That man I love! Who, fixed in faith on Me, Dotes upon none, scorns none; rejoices not, And grieves not, letting good or evil hap Light when it will, and when it will depart, That man I love! Who, unto friend and foe Keeping an equal heart, with equal mind Bears shame and glory; with an equal peace Takes heat and cold, pleasure and pain; abides Quit of desires, hears praise or calumny In passionless restraint, unmoved by each; Linked by no ties to earth, steadfast in Me, That man I love! But most of all I love Those happy ones to whom 'tis life to live In single fervid faith and love unseeing, Drinking the blessed Amrit of my Being!:

{Anonymous (2011-03-24). The Song celestial; or, Bhagabad-gîtâ (from the Mahâbhârata) being a discourse between Arjuna, prince of India, and the Supreme Being under the form of Krishna (Kindle Locations 788-799).  . Kindle Edition}

(I currently have no idea what "FN#25" indicates. I always thought it was mis-or-uninterpretated code)

Theme Song

Dammit, Jim Henson.

Friday, March 22, 2013


While watching P & R on NF, I just realized that I had a dream last night that I was on a late run of the ferry and they used a fastboat instead of the real ferry.

Not the first dream I've had being on the ferry...

Once, I think I dreamed I rode on the extreme outside of a boat...also pretty sure I went into the water at least once.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Directing lesson #....

I would like to permanently and universally replace the idiom "we went another direction" with "we chose somebody else".

The truth may hurt now; un-truth may not hurt now.


One is medicine:

The other is poison.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Busy - Avogadro

I wish I had more than 30 seconds to offer you....




Sunday, March 17, 2013


Not to beat the dead, depressed horse, but I find myself rapt with embarassment in addition to the overall theme of disappointment apparent in the past several months (@least).

However, reading "The Negro" by W.E.B. DuBois on an E-Ink device has managed to divert my attention from general malaise in the immediate moment.

I may slowly be coming to the resolution that I am supposed to be teaching something somewhere.

This would be a realization had it not already been that more than a decade ago.

Perhaps this will be the solar cycle that I get over the common feeling that teaching is the result of failure.

Thinking about it now, there was a time when I would have been adamant to vehement against such a suggestion.

Oh, to be so prodigal...

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Jungle truth

Then something began to hurt inside him, as he had never been hurt in his life before, and he caught his breath.

"What is it? What is it?" he said. "I do not know what this is. Am I dying?"

"No, Little Brother. That is only tears such as men use. Let them fall."

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Currently debating

on whether to even bother trying to get some sleep before trying to make a 6:40a boat to get to LIC by 8a.

I really hope this bg "photo shoot" doesn't turn out to be an 8hr thing.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

From a rocking chair on a porch:

I know I am old now because I find un-childed newlywed couples and their small, sparse, urban homes cute.

Instead of annoying.

(I am aware of the slight formatting issue above. I'm sure it annoys me to no end. I am unsure when I'll care enough to fix it.)


This pic looks like it was taken 15-20 years into it's future.

I've had enough of the whining from upstairs

not merely because I've had my fill of the 40s construction with floors thin enough for me to be able to make out "Dod-dyyy!! Can I please....".

It is also because this is happening at 1:05am ON A SCHOOL NIGHT.


 edit: this likely came from downstairs

Monday, March 11, 2013


Revisiting the "Atlas" theme for a second...

(click for context)

So: "Place your pain here".

Got it? Good. Now -

I have a secret: I want to be a super hero.

That is my dream.

Not acting, or being famous, or opening a business.

Not pretend to be. Actually be.

And that's my problem. I don't operate much in the tangible.


It has just occurred to me that I have reached (and been for some time at) the point where I need a place to put mine...

Maybe muscle tone isn't the only thing you lose with age.

Friday, March 01, 2013

My general stance

on dumb-goofy characters is disdain, but I must admit an affinity for Erin.

That ##:!? Just said "I was reading the mattress tag and fell asleep."

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