JUNE 27, 2010 6:38PM

G-20 Meow Mixers


terror in the streets 

international fatcats 

meetings, in-action

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Some of my lady friends and I have been trending on thoughts about image, feminism, body-consciousness, scales, and fat.  Well, I say that fat is a feminist issue, whether you are a man or a woman.  Fat men are considered "womanish" due to their possible gynecomastia. FeminismRead full post »

JUNE 24, 2010 12:14PM

Quality of life issues....

logan 2010 father's day 

 such serious gaze

quality of life issues

maybe transformers 

JUNE 22, 2010 11:39AM

good beat, easy to dance to....


I know what I did 

I gnash my terrible teeth

grin my sobbing grin 



hold my nose, dive in 

write my miserable songs 

 and sing them with glee



the hook, you jump in

identify with monsters

easy dancing… Read full post »

JUNE 22, 2010 10:27AM

early morning gym rat

negative car gym 
five o'clock AM
thirty minutes til open
gym rat, night vision
JUNE 20, 2010 11:16AM

My Giant Green Heart



Green Priests and Reverend Earth Mothers, those hippie types that usually function in the world mainly to make me feel inferior, who smell kind of french*, and wear truly ugly shoes made of tires and bark...


That is how I used to see them, the Enlightened

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JUNE 18, 2010 10:38PM


 [Please play audio for full effect]

hiding in plain sight

this man has never seen this

but he understands 

JUNE 18, 2010 1:23AM


escher hand railing 
I run my hand down
gasp, pull back, hard, hesitate
then touch it again
JUNE 16, 2010 1:28PM

such trunks

an ancient dog's soul
I knew someone just like you
I cannot forget 
JUNE 15, 2010 6:14PM

The Boy Who Loved a Story




bird mountain *



logan **


when he was just two

he loved a book about love

copied from his heart


seeing another

becoming something greater

such pain, loss on loss


ego awakens

beauty in remembering

his muse, someone else


let it go, let… Read full post »

JUNE 14, 2010 9:46PM

Digesting Architecture IV

escher 4
abandoned flower
erect column of granite
hard, then soft, then hard
JUNE 12, 2010 7:24PM

Digesting Architecture III




escher 3



over arch angel 

winged in shadows, looming dark

I did not see you 








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JUNE 11, 2010 8:08PM

Digesting Architecture II

escher 2 
fine dining venue
not quite a summer palace
a cheese-steak, no rice
JUNE 11, 2010 1:51AM

Digesting Architecture

angles and arches
mind reels, tries to spot, spinning
cold marble calms flesh
JUNE 10, 2010 1:28PM

Finishing the haiga project...



(failure has no image)


my project derailed

two hundred sixty five down

back up to the plate



I only have about 100 to go.  I am ready and on it.  I have some banked, so look here tomorrow.  I have pictures and a fresh perspective.  The… Read full post »

What to call an individual that you tap regular but is over 30 and so is not really a boy or girl friend and yet is not a spouse?


I have it!


"Honored Companion"


non-gender specific

greater than friend

does… Read full post »

I have read all of his books.  I admire his writing and philosophy of food and culture.  I get him. 

But much like "Sugar tits" Braveheart, and Napalm cooch Mayer, I cannot love him unconditionally anymore.  

The processed food generation is not the product of second wave feminism… Read full post »

MAY 22, 2010 6:58PM

New word: unrockable

During a discussion with our Juli, I defined a new term:


unrockable,  adj, (un rok i bel)  adv. unrockably

1. wardrobe item that cannot be worn in a flattering manner  

2.  mode of entry into a room that is never cool

3.  a fashion statement that only… Read full post »

MAY 21, 2010 2:35AM

la troisième age

While I know and appreciate that it is perfect emotional separation from his mommy, a development that has to happen in healthy boys, when he says that his daddy is his best friend and that I am a friend too, it is a little sting that reminds me that when heRead full post »

MAY 18, 2010 12:25PM

let me re-introduce myself...

1.  What is your favorite word?


2.  What is your least favorite word?



3.  What turns you on?

Knowing I am safe.


4.  What turns you off?

anxiety, pre-occupation


5.  What sound or noise do you love?

the enjoyment sounds of my son when he

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I was thinking about this issue today because I have been thinking a lot about my mother.  I was born in 1967, meaning that abortion was illegal and her choice regarding my birth, her fifth pregnancy, was a non-option.  Going somewhere safe and having it was not affordable, going somewhere… Read full post »

MARCH 27, 2010 1:49AM

POTZ!: Best Bowl Ever Made

Today, I was drinking water from the second most beautiful thing I have ever made. 
a full bowl

It is a tea bowl form, with all the requisite parts from the Japanese pottery book;

Stephen Mills gave me one that is shaped exactly like… Read full post »
MARCH 13, 2010 1:59AM

Wandering Beijing

They tore down the hutong district in Beijing where I wandered freely and unbothered. I bought a beautiful painting there, possibly illegally, that I treasure.


Sometimes I walk through it in my mind and each time I pass one grey courtyard with a rather common door step, I rememberRead full post »

I have noticed in my absense that Salon is running a lot of the OS writing as part of the real content over at Salon.  I think that is awesome and a lot of the content here really deserves to be there.  Congratulations to all that have made that leap.

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FEBRUARY 24, 2010 7:13PM

Sexy young girls or the mother?


 A friend of mine's pubescent girlchild just went crazy, right on schedule.


Teen age girls are all horrible to their mothers, even more horrible than to their fathers.  It is a sexual competition thing.  And no, you are not actually competing for the same resources, but t… Read full post »