I continue to read H.G. Wells, and now am reading “The Food of the Gods”. At first you think this is just another science fiction story of man messing with the natural order and things go terribly wrong. But it … Continue reading
Way before there was OMG, there was CDB by William Steig in 1968. Steig created Shrek among other children’s books. William Steig wrote a book and illustrated it in 1968 with only letters for words… check out some of his … Continue reading
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Farmer Gray/Al Falfa – with music, no vocals, by Paul Terry and Terrytoons. I kindly refer you to: Cartoonscrapbook which has a great short listing of these early silent cartoons (with music though) that resurfaced in the 1950s … Continue reading
From Matadornetwork.com Interesting concepts to wrap your mind around… 1. Toska Russian – Vladmir Nabokov describes it best: “No single word in English renders all the shades of toska. At its deepest and most painful, it is a sensation of … Continue reading
See below for a sample from Chapter 6 on Patience from: The Way of the Bodhisattva Translated from the Tibetan by the Padmakara Translation Group, Shambhala, Boston and London, 2006 Note, titles of each verse selection are mine, not the … Continue reading
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Snow Bunting Horned Lark © Dwanyejava © Gerrit Vyn I have been a casual, situational birder since grammar school, meaning, if I see a bird in my travels, I try to identify it. This was … Continue reading
KIBBLE IN THE CAT BOWL Kibble in the Cat bowl, Cat rounds the corner for a meal Then back to his perch To watch finches peck At safflower seed Sifted into the feeder After a breakfast of oatmeal And shower … Continue reading