Category Archives: Art

Don’t be a scroogy sultan


I don’t have a high opinion of religion in general. I see it mostly as a tool used by the “Elite” to control the masses and obfuscate true spirituality. It distracts with rote and ritual. It puts so many layers … Continue reading

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Oh for the Painted Ladies


There’s something special about San Francisco row houses, also known as “Painted Ladies.”  They’re colorful, artsy, full of intricate architectural frills, graceful, stately, cozy, elegant…. They’re vestiges of another time keeping up with the present just fine, thank you very much.  … Continue reading

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Holidays, flash mobs, and belief


1. I love Flash Mobs. Such sweet, joyful, surprises they bring unsuspecting passerby all over the place. Well, in the west at least. I wonder if they ever perform in the near east? 2. Sharia has so many laws against basic … Continue reading

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Afterlife Thoughts


Many religious people believe that God judges them in the afterlife and assigns them either Heaven or Hell for the rest of their eternity.  Many are of the opinion that it is not so correct action, but correct belief that gets … Continue reading

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The Snohomish Garden Show Tour


I was late putting this up.  I went to this with my mother and sister on July 27th or thereabouts and took lots of pictures and I’ve waited until now to bother showing them off.  Shocking, I know.  I took … Continue reading

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Life


Nebulous these seeds, We clutched them in our hands, Soft specks of down as much as pristine specks of life. Consciousness condensed into light, Then down to solid form, Like diamonds afloat in ethereal space. Time, the illusion, the matrix … Continue reading

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Soul Musings


1.  Sometimes in the night, when I lay there restless, awake, and thinking for a long time, unable to shut down the pesky muse (who bears a striking resemblance to Tinkerbell), Jeb will sense it no matter how quiet I am.  … Continue reading

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