I’m not you, you’re a part of me

It’s been six months or so, since┬ámy mother died. I’ve thought about her every day. I’ve been thrown from the paroxysms of despair and an ever deepening sense of gratitude

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Chris Harvey Kayak Surfing Video tip tock at the dock

Chris Harvey Kayak Surfing This guy is poetry in motion. He is the current Santa Cruz Surf Kayak Festival Champion (editors note I originally typed World Surf Kayak Champion which

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Sculptures of Humans and Animals made from manual Typewriters

Artist Jeremy Mayer makes sculpture from Typewriters In the vein of the typewriter erotica, this artist has taken some of the manual typewriters hitting the scrap heap to make some

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WordPress Launched

WordPress Launched. Hopefully everything is working properly. Send me an email if anything looks out of whack. Unless of course you can’t post comments … I have a couple of

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10 year wedding anniversary

Ten years ago today, Laura and I were married. It was the warmest day on record for February in Michigan. I like to think the sun defeated winter for us,

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200th post

Well I am certainly not as prolific as Derrick, or Wenley, but I hope I make up for it with a quality of content. Or maybe its just in the

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Don’t give up!

A good friend of mine told me yesterday that after six months of being seizure free with epilepsy he had another seizure. Essentially revoking his license to drive, his freedom,

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Caesar: Life of a Colossus

Oddly enough the opening introduction of this massive volume on the seemingly inexhaustible topic of Gaius Julius Caesar was one of the best parts. This doesn’t detract from the excellent

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Captain Badass

Stanley Kubrick once said that the last uncharted territory of human nature was marriage. What makes one work for a lifetime? So often because of proximity, domesticity breeds contempt in

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You want music to save your life part two-Band of Horses Live Nov 10 2007

I was reading an interview on “Pitchfork”:http://pitchforkmedia.com (sorry Alex I can’t help myself, some folks read People Magazine, I read Pitchfork)- where in an interview with “PJ Harvey”:http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/feature/46455-interview-pj-harvey the interviewer

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