Monthly Archives: June 2009

How my day began…

Dunholm Subtle Panache (Punky) May 1996 – June 30, 2009

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Illiteracy in action

Conversation overheard on the train during today’s commute- Person#1 “We’re still in the same predicament.” Person#2 “What?” Person#1 “We’re still in the same predicament.” Person#2 “Speak English.” Person#1 “I AM speaking English.” Person#2 “Speak MY English.” Person#1 “We still have … Continue reading

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In other news…

In all the recent celebrity death notices, the one that caused me to pause for a moment was Sky Saxon (DOD 6/25) lead singer for The Seeds.

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On the train portion of yesterday’s commute home, I finished book #52 for the year; a collection of Margaret Atwood’s selected poems(1966-1974). Her poetry is layered and cryptic with recurring images and dark themes. Browsing thru the ongoing booksale at … Continue reading

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The St. Cleve Chronicle Update

Really don’t mind if you let the dogs out My words but a whisper – their barking a SHOUT I may make them heel but I can’t make them think Their bone’s in the gutter – their hair clogs the sink … Continue reading

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recent (and future) reads

William Saroyan/The Human Comedy, John Steinbeck/The Moon Is Down Eric Hoffer/The True Believer – Informative essay on how fanatics and mass movements function and why. Things haven’t changed since 1951 or have they? Norman Podhoretz/Making It – As a Southern … Continue reading

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recent music stuff

Co-worker recently ripped his entire CD collection and then brought it all in to share with anyone who was interested for the same purpose. Unable to resist I dove in and this is what I learned- Bob Marley & the … Continue reading

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