Monthly Archives: December 2008

Thawing Out My Mental Wings

I shall free my mind from the shackles of ice and snow and holidays and let it fly me into far flung fantastic visions. I am done with all the worry and oppression. Out among the stars that shine in … Continue reading

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Palomar and Another Snowy Bus Ride

Palomar I just finished Gilbert Hernandez “Palomar” a complete collection of his comic written and drawn in 80’s and 90’s. Wow! What a different universe he lives in. Most writer/artists who create serious comics seem to approach life from a … Continue reading

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Two Snow Day Bus Rides

12/16 Today I  trudged through the snow to the bus stop and ride to work rather than risk the steep hill in our only car. Ice still rules the world and will continue to do so for at least another … Continue reading

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The Word for World is Ice

Somewhere in the world the sun shines gently and warm breezes shift the edges of curtains through windows open to the morning. Somewhere the afternoon sun forces people into the shade and the air ripples over pavement like blurred glass. … Continue reading

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Let Sparks Fly

There is art in everything I do, some spark of spiritual creativity. This does not always blend well with “real” world activities. Documentation suffers, and I am often left saddened by the mundane way in which people approach life. Life … Continue reading

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Winter Thoughts Early

I My wife and I are trying to work out the logistics of having just one car. It wearies me to think of extra accommodations to do a job that already consumes more than its fair share of my life. … Continue reading

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How Do You Know You Are Who You Think You Are?

Are you still the same person you were yesterday or last week or just a subtle changeling? If you lose your reference points in life (relationships, job, home, routine, people who know you) are you still the same person? It … Continue reading

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