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Archive | January, 2010

Mother Nature = HMFIC

January 10, 2010

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Snowstorms (ice storms, floods, lightning, volcanos etc.) are Nature’s way of reminding us she’s still the HMFIC.

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Through the night

January 9, 2010

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The next time I start feeling sorry for myself and how miserable my life feels at any given moment, I will recall Tony Judt’s predicament.

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Italy and a Song

January 9, 2010

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“I Won’t Be Famous” was written in a Rome apartment as my son and his cousin discovered the pleasures of Italy after hours.

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Bad Cat Confession

January 8, 2010

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At a meeting of Bad Cats Anonymous, earlier today: TABITHA: “Hi, my name is Tabitha. And I am a Bad Cat.” GROUP: “Hi, Tabitha.” TABITHA: “I hit rock bottom last night. See, I’m addicted to batting at Christmas tree ornaments. I can’t help it. I’m cooped up in the house now because of all that […]

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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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Still Life with Coffee

January 7, 2010

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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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Still Life with Votive Candles

January 7, 2010

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ALBERT’S SHOP Series: Still Life with Votive Candles | Sacred Ground | Mercer Street, Princeton, WVV

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The sun’s goin’ down . . .

January 7, 2010

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The sun drops down on Upshur County. Or maybe it’s Summers County, West Virginia. I was coming back from the mountaintop lair of a sculpture-making friend of mine a few years ago. | The sun was like a fried egg on the horizon. Had to consult with my camera. | A late afternoon rain painted […]

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