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Monday, October 26, 2015

Outsourced, the Film

This amusing film does a good job of illustrating one case scenereo of what outsourcing can mean to a blue-collar worker. It is written and directed by George Wing is directed by John Jeffcoat, who collectively with co-producers Tom Gori and Dave Skinner get the point across that we Americans are... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The I Ching tells this story:

A fisherman can cast the line, but can only wait for the fish to bite. Your catch will come in its own time; you cannot make him or her come -- neither by working nor planning nor wishing. You may need to provide nourishment for others; but only through patience can you become the bridge between the... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

What is your favorite cracker?

Thinking about it I don't just have one! Some are exclusive to the country they are produced and occationally can be found import on the import shelf and then there are those scrumptious buttered snacks that only places like World Market carry them. The cheepest and best tasting so far have been... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Bon Ameci

I squeezed the swollen window open and leaned over the damp sill to see who had rang the buzzer. It was Babo stopping by to invite me for lunch with the family. With a dash I was down the narrow stairway, through the courtyard gate. I leaned on door, and pulled the latch up, opening the tall gate... Sign in to see full entry.

Sugarcane Sunrise

Balancing on uneven ground I took one last gaze at the lone star to the ever so slight glow began to appear beyond the mountains. Blinking my eyes, I realize I can see a man walking in the darkness. There's a machete in his hand and a turban on his head...I froze. Was I in danger, all... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Journies of Decision

Two short stories take the reader down similar journeys of decision and revelation which transcend time and era, remaining relevant in our present modern age. The point is we are all faced with the moral choice of doing what we know is right and it is up to each individual to deal with the... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Destination India?

Essay on India Yes, I know thatreally is almost an oximoran in many places in this country of now over abillion people. Percentage wise India has the most uneducated poor nationalswithin their motherland than anywhere else on earth. This does not include the additional millions of Indian... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Magic Dreams of the Aborigine

Without Origin? Yes, the word “Ab” + “original” means just that and, yes, it does ring true to the meaning of Australia's Indigenous Art because the core concept of Aboriginal time and space is future past present all in once cyclical and non-linear form of existence. Profound, but not easily... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Peruvian Art

The Fantastic Four Cultures of Ancient Peru What factors made Peruvian Pre-Columbian Art and Architecture varied between cultures? The coastal Moche, the highland group of Incas, the imperial Incas who were superb architects known best for crafting Machu Pichu high in the West Andes, the Wari known... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Visiting Southern California?

So are the ghosts.... The Queen Mary in Long Beach, California seems to have ghosts. I dont' kn ow that i'd call it haunted, because these entiites are not malicious. I have experience coming in contact with demonic spirits, but not on the Queen Mary. I didn't sence anything demonic going on. Which... Sign in to see full entry.

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