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Archive | January, 2010

A Belfast Diary

January 31, 2010

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Photo by Douglas Imbrogno | 2000, Belfast, Northern Ireland | I’ve re-designed my Web site, re-posting past articles that may be of interest. This was written after a trip to a most interesting conference in 2000 in Northern Ireland, featuring the Dalai Lama and Father Lawrence Freeman of the World Community for Christian Meditation. Rirst […]

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That Wagoners Lad

January 30, 2010

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Here is my a cappella version of the old Celtic song “Wagoner’s Lad,” from a weekly jam session with The 1937 Flood.

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Some Coliseum Jazz

January 28, 2010

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An visit by day to the Roman Coliseum and by night to the nearby Villa Cellimontani for an evening of jazz within strolling distance of one of Rome’s greatest views.

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How do we speak poetry . . .

January 22, 2010

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“How do we speak poetry — which is metalanguage — in a culture in which the primary means of communication is visual . . .?” ~ Hilton Als in the article “Sideshow: Deconstructing ‘Romeo and Juliet’ (The New Yorker, Jan. 11, 2010)

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Wonderland For Rent

January 18, 2010

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Here’s a shortcut to Wonderland. I don’t know what the Landlord of Wonderland may be charging. | iPhone photo taken on Brawley Walkway in downtown Charleston, W.Va., Jan. 18, 2010. | Click bigger.

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A View From the Stage

January 16, 2010

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“I hunger for the light in my eyes that blinds me.” ~ Kayla Kathleen Ward while on the RiffRaff stage, rehearsing “Songs for a New World”, March 2009,  Princeton, W.Va. | Altered photo above by MoltoMediaWorks from December 2009 “Christmas with the RiffRaff” after-gathering | Click bigger.

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Can we just be coactive?

January 16, 2010

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GET ALONG (Synonyms for the word “cooperative” from thesaurus.com) Agreeing, coacting, coactive, coadjuvant, coefficient, collaborating, collaborative, collective, collegial, collusive, combined, combining, common, concerted, concurring, coordinated, hand in glove, harmonious. In league, interdependent, joining, participating, reciprocal, shared, symbiotic, synergetic, synergic, united, uniting. from “WHAT I MEANT WAS: A Cardinal of Crows Reader” (forthcoming from {The WestVirginiaVille […]

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A Red Shirt Moment

January 15, 2010

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Don’t you some days feel like you’re the guy in the red shirt picked for the landing party? Now, you can dress for it by joining the Red Shirt Society.

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Medieval Help Desk

January 11, 2010

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Help desk support back in the Middle Ages soon after books were introduced, taking over from scrolls. Too funny.

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Space Opera Podcast

January 10, 2010

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“Saint Stephen’s Dream | A Space Opera” still being cooked up. But here is the prologue podcast/story. Want to help in the telling?

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