The echo of a train horn harmonizes and whines a solitary cry of a shouted memory launched from a space that stands severed and silent sequestered segregated and sentenced by fate to be tame laid hollowed and lame trading refrains in a game faded by distance screaming through jaded existence and the chance passing in … Continue reading Echoes
https://youtu.be/l9hWLLLvTII Emma Watson speech to the United Nations on gender equality and human rights-chopped and sampled. Additional samples featuring Joss Stone, Lauryn Hill, and Erykah Badu. Original music and video by me.
https://youtu.be/2pILflHwlLI Wild Thing Christopher Walken reads Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. Chopped and sampled, then set to original music and video by me.
https://youtu.be/dNGt2Uheyms Remix of "Be Freer" with added samples from Sandra Bland's arrest video. Featuring samples from Emma Watson's UN speech, Joss Stone, Lauryn Hill, and Erykah Badu. Music and video by me.
Mt. Elden from Bear Paw April 2019
Tars and cars
San Francisco Peaks The Flagpole Francis Short Pond 5/1/19 Thorpe Park Ballfield
the hold on control is a roll left to ride in whispers and echoes in bounces and tides flooding the effort and drowning the mind like a fool on a slide to a cosmic divide grown men will cry and kids try to hide while pushed from the front and pulled from behind control the … Continue reading Control
An artist's completely unrealistic depiction of the family Warning: The opinion expressed in this post may be offensive to Christians who do not like to consider the roots of their religious tradition from a contemporary perspective. Is it ironic that the right wing Republicans use the word "Cuck" to insult liberals? Do you know about … Continue reading Wasn’t Joseph the original cuck?
saw soft summer storms simmer in the sky and cumulonimbus wisps in the distance whisper whimper and whine woke winded and wild eyed hot heavy and hopped high baked burned and blind sided dripped drowsy and dried pickled pulled and primed taught tight and tongue tied shielded shook and shy elevated and elated shelled shocked … Continue reading saw soft summer
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Sunset 4/20/19 Francis Short Pond Flagstaff, AZ
Sunset over Mars Hill, Observatory Mesa, Flagstaff AZ 4/22/19
the rainstorm performed its chants in sync with a warm dance paced and patient it played in brakes and waves with passion it peppered the pavement and pounded a sonic panoply of aches and pains slapping a syncopated symphony shaded with sympathy and suggestive shakes simmering salsa and sopping with a soul full of sobs … Continue reading The Rainstorm Performed
Two thieves display sloppy technique, but the right approach Grab a partnerGrab a snackPick a bike to stealHave a casual conversation with your partner while eating a snack near the bike that you want to steal. Casually move your conversation closer to the bike, until you are having your conversation with the bike between you.Continue … Continue reading How To Steal a Bike Midday Saturday At a Busy Intersection In A Major American Metropolitan City:
some souls sail solo some swim in silence some soar some sonic seas some seek sanctuary some sing and celebrate and some survivors sow seeds some seek sanity and some save scenes some suns set and some sons scream some sound sorry and some sound scary and some sound mean some are simply self centered … Continue reading Some Souls
A long shallow beach reflects the sky like a mirrorMarino Ballena, Uvita Costa Rica I worked my way down the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, looking for a nice beach town to spend a few weeks writing and learning to surf. Manuel Antonio National Park was gorgeous, but overrun with tourists. Jaco was just much … Continue reading Marino Ballena National Park Uvita, Costa Rica
Many drivers are excited about the elimination of all MVD regulations. Citing a lack of state funding, and a need for less government intrusion anyway, city officials made permanent the Drive at Your Own Risk or "DAYOR" program, after a horrific trial period marked by utter pandemonium. DAYOR will be the law of the land … Continue reading City Council Makes Trial “Drive At Your Own Risk” Program Permanent-Satire
AZ City Test program: Driving Laws downtown are optional! Day one of the new Drive At Your Own Risk (DAYOR) trial program implemented by city council this week. After years of unofficial anarchy, the city council has decided to officially announce that all traffic signage and expectations are optional. Conservative lawmaker Richard Bent explained the … Continue reading Driving Laws Repealed In Effort to Shrink Government-Satire
what they call freedom is a reflection of the deception consistently repeated, from inception to eventual disintegration or concurrent expiration with the liar whose main motivation is the propagation of an enhanced personal situation… The word or term is not god-given it is learned the rhetorical heartburn earned from the quick consumption of superficial intellectual … Continue reading The Tool Free Deception
4/4/15 It’s not your funds we’re after you greedy bastards you can keep that paper in the steeple rafters till the final hour to show to your masters how much your life was worth based on tangible outcomes with manipulable factors soliciting salvation simply selling what you earned using numbers on papers as indicators of … Continue reading Blank Check
The ubiquitous nature of privilege influences a person’s understanding of truth, equality, and fairness. Its insidious nature obscures those influences. It will not only influence personal truths, it will influence whether or not a person even believes in the reality of objective truth. One form of resistance against institutionalized bigotry is deconstructing and refocusing arguments. … Continue reading Privilege and Assumptions
Ewwwwwwww!!! I am going to work, and I am hungry. On my way, I stop and order a sandwich from a shop that I have only visited once before. I scroll through Facebook on my phone while I wait. The last time I was here, months ago, I got a sub and ordered no mayonaise. … Continue reading Same Same, But Different
Work smarter with shortcuts on the keyboard Computer work can be difficult and even painful for some older hands. Most mice are not ergonomic, and laptop mouse-pads can be frustrating. Add some arthritis to the mix, and completing work can hurt and irritate, at minimum. Keyboard shortcuts can help. In addition to improving workflow, keyboard … Continue reading 12 Practical Keyboard “Shortcuts” for Everyday Use
"Free Solo" documents Alex Honold's successful journey to rock climb El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, without ropes. Free soloing this megalith is a feat unimaginable to the even the most experienced elite climbers who help him to train and film the ascent. Tommy Caldwell, one of the most accomplished athletes in Yosemite's climbing history, … Continue reading 8 Classic Alex Honold Quotes From The Movie “Free Solo”
https://youtu.be/iAfCe0vItS0 Solo instrumental electric guitar loop improvisation with drum machine loop.
https://youtu.be/c_L1Jv_sQXg Solo acoustic instrumental guitar loop with drum machine loop. Street art from San Jose Costa Rica.
Wealthy and powerful people are threatened by programs focused on economic equality, which they consider immoral somehow. Some people argue against progressive social policies by imagining that the US is the ideal manifestation of pure capitalism. A land of unadulterated free-market economics. Below is a short list of socialist-inspired programs and ideals that form the … Continue reading Conservatives Exercise Their Right To Relentlessly Attack Socialism, Still Reap Benefits
https://youtu.be/3QivliBtpnY Note to self: watch this video when in need of a little inspiration. Turn up the volume! 6 Nuggets to remember from this video: Be real. You do you. Not everyone is a leader or a follower.Express joy kinesthetically. Physical reservations are the result of adult inhibitions.Sing a mantra of positive words. Thoughts can … Continue reading 6 Life Goals Displayed in This Video of a Girl Dancing to Old Church Choir