Category Archives: paying attention

Capturing Light: Investigations of Color in Words, Music and Images #5:

June and Everything After More Than Enough BY MARGE PIERCY The first lily of June opens its red mouth.  All over the sand road where we walk  multiflora rose climbs trees cascading  white or pink blossoms, simple, intense  the scene drifting … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Thinking Our Way Forward

This is how one pictures the angel of history. His face is turned toward the past. Where we perceive a chain of events, he sees one single catastrophe which keeps piling wreckage upon wreckage and hurls it in front of … Continue reading

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Keep Only What You Need

from SYNTHETIC ZERØ

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Poems of April 2018 #2

Transfer He was misleading  The two women about his father’s ability to care for himself. He feared they would not take such a helpless man.   Dis-integration All this world wants of me is everything consumed, from beginning to end,  … Continue reading

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A Dust Devil on Mars and Other Weather Closer To Home.

27-May-2005 Spirit’s Wind-Driven Traveler on Mars (Spirit Sol 486) Movie clip: GIF (6 MB) | Quick Time (1.8 MB) A dust devil spins across the surface of Gusev Crater just before noon on Mars. NASA’s Spirit rover took the series of images … Continue reading

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Thinking Cattywampus

Here are some random slightly askew ideas to shift your point of view and maybe your approach to life. There are so many perspectives to consider if you just pay attention. “But what I really want is to have it … Continue reading

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Quotes from the Tao Te Ching #2

From: #67 Three Treasures: I have three treasures, I keep and treasure them. The first, mercy, the second, moderation,  the third, modesty. If you’re merciful you can be brave, If you’re moderate you can be generous, and if you don’t … Continue reading

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