9:47 pm. Smoking a cig on a 15 min break. It's coldish, spring not yet settled in though the calendar says it's April 29. As I shiver I'm reminded of the parabol of the night watchman. When faced with the cold he was taught to imagine sitting by a warm fire. To visualize it, to [...]
So I write. Some times in notes. Sometimes here. But a great many remain in the unfinished, unpublishable category of things. Drafts. Digital vapour that so easily finds the delete key. But even then, it's not the whole truth. Truth is many remain in my mind. A script of the day. The running dialogue of [...]
I've allowed myself to become intimidated by the work of others. I don't measure up in comparison to the successful. Semi professional at best. No natural gift there like the greats. Just common. No portfolio. No prideful celebration of past works. Just something I did. I struggle to find anything I like. I return to [...]
I'm not really sure, but I made this at the factory.
7:37 a.m. Alarm sounds. The title of the alarm is "get shit done". I hit snooze once. Up just before second run. Washroom, make coffee, brush teeth. I’m sitting before my computer by 8:03. Now what. 8:12 a.m. Coffee machine beeps : time for first coffee and cigarette. I brew 10 cups of coffee each [...]
Things to say would go here. Ta da. A post.
This is my jive for today. https://youtu.be/RecY5iZn6B0
One, two, three, four, it goes to fifteen, or something more, silence, and then more.
https://youtu.be/8xCLyq_xbbo Recorded in 1972Lyrics & Music: R. Miller Old toy trains, little toy tracks Little toy drums coming from a sack Carried by a man dressed in white and red Little boy, don't you think it's time you were in bed? Close your eyes Listen to the skies All is calm, all is well Soon [...]
3 sides, 5 top, or so the hairdresser said when she readied the razor. I'm never really sure what I want done, so I just sort of let the stylists decide. Trust in their professionalism is my thinking, and what I describe to whatever random cutter I get when I walk-in. "Just do whatever you [...]