SEPTEMBER 14, 2010 9:37PM

Love Your Suit!


A friend and I were arguing about whether prostitution should be legal and whether it would help or hinder gender equality:  control over your body includes the right to sell it on one side and the objectification and endangerment of minors on the other.
 
It digressed into a discussion… Read full post »
SEPTEMBER 8, 2010 11:32AM

Fat Ethics: What shall we eat, then?

The Modern Question:  What should we dine on?  In three bite size pieces. 

 

Part I:  Dogs

 

 

It's still the potatoes that haunt my ethical thoughts, but lets begin with faster moving, more doe-eyed living things that some people still eat, dogs.

 

 

I haRead full post »

SEPTEMBER 7, 2010 7:17PM

Eating Animals: Part III, Plants


 
They would eat us if they could!  And some of them do, or would if they were big enough.  Molds and fungus eat our bodies once we slow down enough for them to get to us.   Morbid?  Exactly!
 
If you think that is gross, consider that everything
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SEPTEMBER 2, 2010 12:57PM

LiveBlogging Hurricane Earl-Day 2

 
 
from the beginning here, fresh updates at the end
typos are due to the nature of the beast, EARL
started yesterday, Wednesday evening
update 7 at 9 pm 
 
It's been five years since our last serious storm.  I live in the Graveyard of the Atlantic.  When
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SEPTEMBER 1, 2010 10:43PM

LiveBlogging Hurricane Earl


 
It's been five years since our last serious storm.  I live in the Graveyard of the Atlantic.  When you see North Carolina on that map with the spinning hurricane heading toward the little hook sticking out into the Atlantic?  That's where I live.
 
I have lived here 16… Read full post »
AUGUST 31, 2010 2:45PM

Am I an X-man?

 

Am I a potter, writer, artist, craftsman, or any other sort of hard to pin down "x"-man?

 

Making things is like looking into the abyss.  Making things, in turn, makes you. 

 

All artists go through this and the idea breaks into two camps.  You either own it, orRead full post »

AUGUST 23, 2010 7:06PM

Eating Animals: Part II, Pigs

 
 
Many land areas do not tend toward good grazing, the geography more disposed to chicken or hog farming than raising cattle.  Pork is the most common and beloved meat of China for historical, cultural, and geographic reasons, the same as in the American South.  I had some of thRead full post »
AUGUST 20, 2010 12:23PM

Eating Animals: Part I, Dogs

 
 
It's still the potatoes that haunt my ethical thoughts, but lets begin with faster moving, more doe-eyed living things that some people still eat, dogs.


I have to kill my dog.  I killed my most beloved dog.  I don't care as much about this dog.  It isn't… Read full post »
AUGUST 18, 2010 11:29PM

Gorge, Proselytize, Stalk

 

( Insert Your Image Here)

 

Go large or go home!

Gorge, Proselytize,  then Stalk

American Way 

 

 

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AUGUST 18, 2010 10:23AM

Clarity

 
 
 
I think I had a "Fuck it, then" breakthrough about three weeks ago.   There has been minor fallout in my personal life and minor social contacts.

But I am writing better and more honestly than I ever have before.  

I am going to just… Read full post »
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AUGUST 10, 2010 10:51PM

Whiteness and Witnesses


 
My mother's bad decisions in her subsequent life did not account for the beginning of her ruination.  We lived in the south, although she tried to leave once.  In a tiny southern town of about 400 people, a saw mill, a Purina factory, and a sewing factory, in
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Whether jazz listening, gourmet liberal or gospel listening, burger loving neo-con, it just comes down to a lexicon of activities designed to fill the gap and your yap.

Something to talk about, something to eat, some way to fill the day.

People get indoctrinated in many ways.  They usually

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julie hyblaean
 
 
 
 

solid horizons

rough-hewn cathedral ceilings

without clear cutting 

 
 
 
... 
 
 
 
AUGUST 8, 2010 7:43PM

Haiga for other people!

 

 Fun so far!  Let's go again!
 
I would like to write some haiga about other people's pictures.
If you are curious in what I see through your eyes, link to one of YOUR pictures and I will write a poem about it from my POV.
 
It needs toRead full post »
AUGUST 8, 2010 6:24PM

Haiga for other people: Julie Delio


 
 
 
 
julie delio 
 
 
 
 
 

hairy pickle parts

essential ingredients

for everything good 

 
 
 
AUGUST 8, 2010 6:14PM

Haiga for other people: Dianaani


 
 
 
 
dianaani 
 
 
 
 

soft petals trump barbs

bells ring wherever they please

nature's song to men

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
rob st amant
 
 
 
 

diffuse counters stark

a man caught in the middle

wearing funny hats 

 
 
 
AUGUST 8, 2010 5:54PM

Haiga for other people: Precopius


 
 
 
 
sands yucca
 
 
 
 
 

water, sand, and sky 

 

ocean view, but not sea oats 

 

either way, thirsty

 
 
 
 
AUGUST 8, 2010 4:05PM

Haiga for other people: Lori

 
 
 
 
 
lori leary
 
 
 
 

 timeless, cheeky friend

cheating the cam'ra...peeking!

the love of her life

 

 

 

 

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AUGUST 8, 2010 3:30PM

Call for Pictures

I would like to write some haiga about other people's pictures.

If you are curious in what I see through your eyes, link to one of YOUR pictures and I will write a poem about it from my POV.

 

It needs to be your photograph or image you created.

IRead full post »

AUGUST 8, 2010 10:19AM

Lyrics to Hallelujah

these are the lyrics as they are on Various Positions

Now I've heard there was a secret chord 
That David played, and it pleased the Lord 
But you don't really care for music, do you? 
It goes like this 
The fourth, the fifth 
The minor fall, the major lift 
The baffled king co
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AUGUST 8, 2010 9:22AM

Blue Haiga!

 
 
 
 
 
crows
   

deep dark blue berries

spent all their cash on color

no change left for scent 

 

 

 

 

...  Read full post »

AUGUST 6, 2010 8:43AM

Political Haiku: SCOTUS


 

3/9 's of one mind 

SCOTUS still out of balance

1/2, NOT 1/3 

 
Until it is even, the men who believe in equal representation will have to wait by the side lines.  
 
We have waited 300 years, so surely you can wait 15 or so.  Then… Read full post »
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AUGUST 4, 2010 3:39PM

Can potters make art from clay?

1:   The Hunt

1 egret profile

2:   New Moon

3 egret moon

3:  Freak

2 egret freak

 

 
A question arises among potters that always is divisive and can rend friendships.  Are we making craft or art?  What is the difference?  Are artists better than potters?  Are pot… Read full post »
AUGUST 4, 2010 11:44AM

Diabetes Data Collection Sheets


 
 
This is a diabetes data collection form and and explanation of the form.  You can right click and open in a standard jpg viewer to see details or print and use. 
 
 
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