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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Before I post this one, I'll add this note: Poor Woman asked a question about the origins of PoB in her comment over on Open Salon: "Still curious as to what got you going on such an extensive project, jmac. It's a fun read, but a curious one."

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The Seventy Third Scroll

I cannot begin to recall all of the details of my many years of service to King Solomon.  There were hundreds of betrothals and nuptials, not to mention the concubines.  Over his lifetime Solomon took the strategy of alliance through marriage to a level that/Read full post »

I was now the father of three

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The Sixty Second Scroll

Abiding to the ritual avelut ("mourning") of King David’s death, Solomon and his brothers received condolences for the week of shiva and attended no marriages nor partook of any festive meals during shloshim, the thirty days that followed.  King Solomon’s cou/Read full post »