Old Man from the Mountain

wandering around the labyrinth and bumping into the walls


West Covina, California,
July 25
former hermit from the mountains of Southern California and Marin County exurbs, now resident in West Covina SoCal. Ex: ditch digger / deck hand / carpenter / actor / artist, graphic designer & sign painter/ waiter/ bartender / restaurant manager / drug dealer / federal fugitive / assembly line worker / technical illustrator-writer / industrial, manufacturing, quality assurance engineer, manager / semi-retired consultant / playwright, producer, director / novelist wannabe and general dilettante staring dementia in the face and hoping they find the silver bullet before my brain rots.

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Menorah from the Arch of Titus

Constructed in c. 82 AD by the Roman Emperor Domitian shortly after the death of his older brother Titus to commemorate Titus' victories, including the Siege of Jerusalem in 70 AD, the arch features the great golden Chanukkiyah (Menorah) one of the many treasures/… Read full post »

This made me laugh out loud:




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DECEMBER 6, 2014 8:46PM

Live Aboard!!

NOVEMBER 25, 2014 2:46PM

Moving, Roommates, Life in General


I'm moving... again!  Arrrgghhh!  The housemate and I have reached a mutual parting of the ways and now I'm searching for a new place to live.  No drama other than the search and logistics and I have another opportunity to pare down my stuff, which is a good… Read full post »

Since my brain has been unable to even begin to function properly and my heart has no desire to express itself with the written word,  I'll try to help out PDub and whoever else has had problems embedding video here on Open Salon:

Step 1: Find your video on Youtube -… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 2, 2014 11:21PM

Brave Soul...

Acouple of days ago, Rosigami posted an open call for submissions to The First Ever Worldwide OS Collaborative Doodle Project!

I responded with this comment, "R&R I'll do what I can and post a jpg. ;-)", and being a man of my word I doodled this JMac mutant LobsterRead full post »

OCTOBER 16, 2014 9:16PM

8. Orgone in extremis

OCTOBER 14, 2014 1:14PM

6. Out of Sequence...

OCTOBER 7, 2014 7:53PM


What with Ebola and ISIS, it's good to know that Congress has their priorities straight:… Read full post »

OCTOBER 3, 2014 6:33PM

Surprise, Surprise, Surprise!

This is the comment that JME left on my post:

Humming Birds and 5 Things I Think I May Have Learned in the Past 30 Days  http://open.salon.com/blog/jmac1949/2014/10/01/5_things_i_think_i_may_have_learned_in_the_past_30_days

"Seems I have captured another fanboy for Mr. Blake, and a most unusuaRead full post »


Kit'd posted an Open Call and this is my belated response.  It has been exactly thirty days since I last posted an excerpt from People of the Book - The Discovery and this was a more or less deliberate procrastination on/… Read full post »