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January 31, 2010

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A Belfast Diary

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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January 30, 2010

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That Wagoners Lad

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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January 28, 2010

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Some Coliseum Jazz

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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January 22, 2010

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How do we speak poetry . . .

“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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January 18, 2010

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Wonderland For Rent

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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January 16, 2010

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A View From the Stage

“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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January 16, 2010

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Can we just be coactive?

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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January 15, 2010

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A Red Shirt Moment

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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January 11, 2010

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Medieval Help Desk

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

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January 10, 2010

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Space Opera Podcast

“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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