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“Sometimes, as I shuffle my paperwork . . .”

January 7, 2010

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“Sometimes, as I shuffle my paperwork, I wonder what it is all about. I asked my computer and all it said was ‘Beep.” ~ Joanne Marie Thesing Imbrogno (in a Feb. 22, 1987 letter from Cincinnati, Ohio to Issoire, France)

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Society, These Days

January 7, 2010

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+++ Society, These Days ‘Same as it ever was …” ~ David Byrne Society these days, is no more nor less bloody cruel than it ever was. This is either cause for concern or cause for hope. ~ The Cardinal of Crows (from “A Cardinal of Crows Reader,” a forthcoming title from The MultiVerse Press […]

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Let’s not confabulate

December 9, 2009

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I used the word ‘confabulation’ in a message to a friend this morning — incorrectly, it turns out.  I figured  I  should understand the word’s meaning and connotations better before bandying it about. So, looked  it up (or, to be precise, clicked it up). Finally! A useful word that explains the birthers, the Tea Partiers […]

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A Follow-Up Question!

December 5, 2009

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LET’S SEE Let’s see, have I got what I need? Sir, a follow-up question! Do I need what I’ve got? ~ from “WHAT I MEANT TO SAY WAS” from “A Cardinal of Crows Reader” (The Spartan Eaglesburg Press, 2010)

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Where the name comes from . . .

November 27, 2009

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If the animation doesn’t work in your browser, the quote is: ‘There may be more to learn from climbing the same mountain a hundred times, than by climbing a hundred different mountains.’ ~ Richard Nelson. (NOTE: You can get the animation to re-load by emptying your browser cache, as it is set to only do […]

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His name is the Cardinal of Crows

November 27, 2009

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Meet an acquaintance of mine. He’s a performer named the Cardinal of Crows. He’s not from around here. He was among a crowded stage of spoken word artistes at a thing at the 2009 Create West Virginia in downtown Huntington, W.Va.

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“The Buddhamas Carol or Ode to the Vipassana Yogi”

December 19, 2008

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NOTE ON LOADING TIMES: Try waiting a few seconds before starting the show, to give it a little time to load. With a fast connection (or mindful patience) you can watch the show full-screen by clicking on the ‘four-arrows’ icon at lower right of the viewing screen. VIEW FULL AUDIO SLIDESHOW …………………………… SO, BHANTE YOGAVACARA […]

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Poetry Page Herewith Commences

October 10, 2008

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Just now, created a new Poetry section to this site. It features homegrown and guest poems of the day. As well as Ovid. Well, actually, just a drawing of Ovid — just for good luck and because he and I are homeboys. Will be showcasing poetic resources in this neckbone of the world, including Vic […]

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