Monthly Archives: May 2010

unfinished temples

“Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired and discouraged men who kept on working.” (Anon.) Chapter 5 deals with “unfinished temples.” I managed to quite righteously screw up the last two lines and you can … Continue reading

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dead deer

So…a friend swooped in and pick me up last night to go scrape a dead deer off the highway. Unfortunately, someone else already got there first so we had to make due with the backup art trophy – large pieces … Continue reading

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winner

FOR THERON OF AKRAGAS, WINNER IN THE CHARIOT-RACE. (by Pindar) * * * * * Theron’s ancestors the Emmenidai migrated from Rhodes to Sicily and first colonized Gela and then Akragas (the Latin Agrigentum and Italian Girgenti). His chariot won … Continue reading

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Pindar

No chapter today, or maybe I will record and post it later. I am in a pokey mood. I am attempting to propagate my rose. I read all of the instructions online about how to do it and then promptly … Continue reading

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200

No…this isn’t a reference to a low budget version of “300” in which everyone has a slight pot belly and and wears speedos. But it is from a running conversation of the past few days about the nature of historical … Continue reading

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between grave and bloom (rewrite)

I am slowly working my way through editing my poetry manuscript. Some of these poems I have not seen in a year or two, some are more recent. But it is an interesting thing to go back and go through. … Continue reading

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bloom

it’s funny how things turn and change. Since I have been specializing for so may years living in small spaces with minimal things I have always kept the number of books I had to a minimum. Just about twelve, some … Continue reading

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getting out of the fire

People always say that you can’t turn back time or, “you made your bed now you have to lie in it” and up until these past few days I would have agreed with them. I would have gone on and … Continue reading

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when it counts

so….I have been reading all this stuff and things are brewing and changing around in my head, plus I have been having some stellar conversations in the comments on different sites (but been lazy with the little flowering so I … Continue reading

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opera

I had more people upset with me yesterday that I dared to post a criticism of their time spent on Farmville then reactions to other far more critical and revealing posts I have done. That, in and of itself, speaks … Continue reading

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