JAMES M. EMMERLING
- June 24
- Mental Health Advocate/Dog Watcher
- '"And we are put on earth a little space,
That we may learn to bear the beams of love,''
""The force of mind is only as great as its expression; its depth only as deep as its power to expand and lose itself."
MY RECENT POSTS
- My Deeply 'Homo- Sapiental'
Attraction to a Dude Dogwalker
May 22, 2013 05:29PM
- Tales of the Dog Walker, Part
May 21, 2013 10:10AM
- MY SUBVERSIVE EXCURSION to the
May 18, 2013 12:12PM
- FOR DAD ON HIS (would have
been) 91ST BIRTHDAY
May 16, 2013 03:55PM
- WHY i hate the new yorker (but
not highbrow culture)
May 15, 2013 01:55PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “• CATCH 22 ,
indeed, that is my humble self
image of my
"the borderland of sleep",
- “Man you know how to work
people Jimmy. You're almost as
at it as Georgie.
- “TOM, SIR!
up an excellent point, one
perhaps with amazing
- “Uh ,
CHUCK, as a
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HOMO:A member of the genus Homo, which includes the extinct and extant species of humans.
SAPIENTIAL:showing, having, or providing wisdom
Today was my last day of taking care of Georgie Doggy. I was up at four a.m., him barking single ‘’woof&… Read full post »
Some of you read with me 40 years ago a portion of Aristotle's
Ethics, a selection of passages that describe his idea of
happiness. You may not remember too well…CHARLES VAN DOREN
I am currently taking care of my canine nephew, Georgie Doggy, perhaps the most spoiled dog on… Read full post »
I am rather pleased with myself, feeling as if I have made a fine subversive move on The Man this morning. You all know The Man: the authority that is keeping us down. Once easily defined; these days rather amorphous, ill-defined. This a.m. The Man was the motherfucker whoever… Read full post »
i'm a dweller on the threshold
and im waiting at the door
i dont wanna wait no more..
van morrison , dweller on the threshold.
Today would have been my father’s 91st birthday.
That is why I hate death today.
Most days I… Read full post »
there is something about time and space that is not real,
and something about us that is.
However man may have tumbled into this world of indefinite space,
he does not belong to it at all.
Real space for him is the eternal… Read full post »
Weather forecast for tonight: dark. GEORGE CARLIN.
It’s Mother’s Day across the land, and moms ---if they are genetically lucky---or are faking maternal affection well enough as ‘stepmoms’---are basking in the glow of their sons’ and daug… Read full post »
I have gone the “repost” route because I am utterly out of new things to say …no doubt because I am safely ensconced in a new apartment where things are the same as they gloriously once were: namely, I have nothing really to lose, yet...something, intangible...that prevents m/… Read full post »
Rena Oblong has been out of my life for five months now, ever since we disagreed about whether her brother ought to be euthanized.
Her “brother” is Rudolf the parrot, previously her Mom’s pet til Gladys Oblong went into the hospital for a hip rep… Read full post »
My mom Eleanor used to want me to become a doctor. I told her, “Mother, I am a meta physician, not a physician!”
“And that is what , pray tell?,”mom said.
“Meta, mom,” I improvised. I had a little Aristotle in… Read full post »
I have gotten to know my older sister quite well these past two weeks that I ‘ve lived with her and my canine nephew Georgie Doggy.
Waiting for my new apartment to be ready. Which it will be, Wednesday.
Some of the things I… Read full post »
She stands right beside me, she lights up my day
She's the one thing I found right in a world that's gone wrong
She's the words and the music to the world's finest song
Things seem… Read full post »
I’m ensconced with my sister L. and the redoubtably goofy Georgie Doggy at her suburban home.
Specifically, I am in her garage, surrounded by all my earthly possessions, sitting at my mother’s antique desk, writing on my laptop : what I shall be doing for the… Read full post »
I am safely ensconced with my pal Riz in his Section 8 apartment on the other side of town , while waiting for my new place to be ready. Should be ready by May 1 at the very latest.
I stayed with Riz a few years ago… Read full post »
Blood dryin’ in my yellow hair as I go from
shore to shore
I know what it is that has drawn me to your door
But whatever it could be, makes me think you’ve seen me before
I AM JESUS CHRIST, GODDAMMIT!...
...My father once said, in a… Read full post »
Ebert is dead.
That hit hard , like your favorite uncle passing away ,and you left with the shocking truth: you haven’t called him in ages, though you always exchanged Christmas cards certainly.
I haven’t been paying much attention to Ebert in the past 25 years or… Read full post »
i was born here & i'll die here
against my will
i know it looks like i'm movin
standing still. "
bob d, "not dark yet"
I want to be an easy offhand genius others come to, instead of me going to them, except for… Read full post »
For the BEGUILING Alysa Salzberg.. u know why I hope..miss you...
My mother once gave me candy on easter, and my daddy ate his ham like he never had ever eaten anything so good, in his life.
Dead to me, these people, cuz, well,
they are deceased.
Mom… Read full post »
Oh wont you stay
Stay a while with your own ones
Dont ever stray
Stray so far from your own ones
cause the world is so cold
Dont care nothing for your soul
That you share with your own ones
VAN MORRISON, ‘IRISH HEARTBEAT’
IN… Read full post »
Low cards are what I've got
But I'll play this hand whether I like it or not
I'm sworn to uphold the laws of God
You could put me out in front of a firing squad
I've been out and around with the rising men
Just like you my handsome friend
My head's so… Read full post »
I work as a volunteer at a so called “suicide hotline”.
Most of the people who call have no intention of killing themselves. They simply need to connect to another human being for awhile…to hear a voice connected to a mind that listens …a mind that for a… Read full post »
When Pope Francis came goddamn floating out at me after me and Riz had watched the smoke all day I admit made my heart skip a beat..
we'd been looking at hours of . Lack of smoke, that is. Then more smoke. The smoke was white… Read full post »
- Truth is handsomer than the affectation of love. Your goodness must have some edge to it, — else it is none. The doctrine of hatred must be preached as the counteraction of the doctrine of love when that pules and whines. .."N
- RALPH W. EMMERSON
I recently enjoined you to elect me your next Pope.
After several days of consideration of this major life-step, I decided I was indeed up to the task.
Here is why.
I may not make it to 95, I am tired.
- Martin Luther: “The Clergy is the greatest … Read full post »