Vincit Qui Primum Gerit

Sunday! This Sunday in SA! See listing for details, and see the photo-blog for street cred. Sunday! Sunday in SA! Looks like Austin, At the Rock Shop Again, at Nature’s Treasures, for a Tuesday. Often in Austin — Tuesday at Nature’s Treasures. 4103 North IH-35 Austin, Texas 78722 Store phone: 512-472-5015 11:00 AM - 6:00 […] read more

Road Music

Ray Wylie unspooling “Dallas After Midnight,” with miles and miles of highways. Dallas After Midnight - Ray Wylie Hubbard Years and years ago, a fishing buddy wrote about listening to a Hank 3 album while six hours of Texas back roads loomed on his horizon. The old route from Ft. Worth to Austin, and now, […] read more

Dream Sequence

“Sandy Springfield” came out of a dream sequence before the show. The first cursory search turned up a “Guiding Light” character, now no longer. Guiding Light Healing Arts Festival and Market, this coming weekend, San Antonio, TX. Interesting, this is deep roots, same exit as the bookstore, from the beginning of the double aughts. Been […] read more

Marcus Aurelius Book IV

“22. Not to be driven this way and that, but always to behave with justice and see things as they are.” Excerpt From: Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius. “Meditations.” Book #IV Alternative, archaic interpretation? “22. Be not whirled aside; but in every impulse fulfil the claims of justice, and in every impression safeguard certainty.” Marcus […] read more

Oh Baby Please

“Oh baby please don't kill me, you know I love you, I ran out of gas, I had a flat tire, I didn't have cab fare, my tux didn't come back from the cleaners, an old friend came in from out of town, there was an earthquake, a fire, a terrible flood — it wasn't […] read more

No Middle Name

No Middle Name - Lee Child Old girlfriend suggest the Jack Reacher novels. Patently commercial, with an eye for fiscal success, to me, the novels are like literary candy. Ripping good yarn, characters that me, as reader (consumer), engage with the proper amount of compassion and empathy. The hero is a strong anti-hero, and as […] read more

Too Long; Didn’t Read

From a variety of sources, all anecdotal and secondary in nature, the title is Too Long; Didn’t Read — and in itself, explains much. However, a secondary notation came about, as I was thinking, troubling at times, as another idea collided, “Why bother with Shakespeare?” Indeed, why bother with the purported works of a single […] read more

Summer Celebration

Summer Solstice, Midsummer’s Eve, and the start of Cancer, the sign of the Moon Child… Looks like the Sun enters the tropical zodiac sign of Cancer on June 20, 11:24 PM — local time for me […] read more

All New Testament

Not get all biblical, but.... “5:44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;” Matthew: “The King James Version of the Bible.” […] read more

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