Clever Rhetoric

Clever Rhetoric Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar 3.2.42 Mark Anthony: Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears! I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them, The good is oft interred with their bones; So let it be with Caesar. The noble Brutus Hath told you Caesar was ambitious; […] read more

Amor Eterno

Amor Eterno Ever look at something and miss the image completely? The other morning at Mi Tierra, there it was, pinned to the low ceiling in the dining room, Fiesta Flags — always remind me of Tibetan Prayer Flags — with the words, Amor Eterno. Amor Eterno Right there, hanging from the ceiling, part of […] read more

Strange Music Starts

Strange Music Starts Original location? July 1, 1996, introductory quote, and not Shakespeare: “It has to be done right… and that’s when the strange music starts, when you stretch your luck so far that fear becomes exhilaration and vibrates along your arms.” Hunter S. Thompson in Hell’s Angels, a Strange and Terrible Saga. My hunt […] read more

From Marcus Aurelius

From Marcus Aurelius “15. Remember that everything is but what we think it. For obvious indeed is the saying fathered on Monimus the Cynic, obvious too the utility of what was said, if one accept the gist of it as far as it is true.” Excerpt From: Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius. “Meditations.” Book # […] read more


Stuffing One of the rock shops in Austin has a “Customer Survey” ongoing. Instituted in the last few months, each practitioner can be graded by the individual querent. Since we’re all “freelance,” per se, a customer satisfaction survey is usually accomplished via one’s wallet. Or purse, or, in some examples, a “murse.” Still, the idea […] read more

Gone Coastal

Gone Coastal Old link about gone coastal. And another ten years drifted by. See Fineprint for Details […] read more