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LIVE THE QUESTIONS NOW

I am a turn of century person – as was Rilke. Holding the questions and loving the questions. If you are faithful to questions, will they be faithful back. FItfully? Are we, as Rilke wrote, “Two solitudes that border and … Continue reading

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ethics and pixels

Transfiguration is what allows you to crawl out from under the chaos and fly above it. That’s how I can still do what I do and write the songs I sing and just keep on moving. — Bob Dylan [1] In a … Continue reading

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Celestial thinking

“Praised be the fathomless universe, for life and joy, and for objects and knowledge curious,” Walt Whitman wrote as he stood discomposed and delirious before a universe filled with “forms, qualities, lives, humanity, language, thoughts, the ones known, and the … Continue reading

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happy sl 15…small things worth smelling

“A smell can be overwhelmingly nostalgic because it triggers powerful images and emotions before we have time to edit them… When we give perfume to someone, we give them liquid memory. Kipling was right: “Smells are surer than sights and … Continue reading

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Long time no see….

Bremen Town Musicians at North Yes I know – I’m a slacker when it comes to keeping up on blogs.  I was going to say this one especially – but that isn’t true.  Since it’s coming up on a year … Continue reading

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Boots and Horses

She had horses who danced in their mothers’ arms. She had horses who thought they were the sun and their bodies shone and burned like stars. She had horses who waltzed nightly on the moon. She had horses who were … Continue reading

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Artifact SL-1210MK2 Version 0.35

I have been enjoying music in SL for over 10 years.  The people I’ve met and the music they’ve shared with me is overwhelming some days.  I’m eternally grateful for it.  Live music, club music – genres that vary….they are … Continue reading

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chairs

Even a chair can give, not always posture us tall, forgive us our trespasses,daily as they are and all, and hallowed……                William Stafford   AF Slipcover Chair (Tapestry)   I remember these chairs – Danish –  although I don’t remember … Continue reading

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David Bowie – Bring Me Music

Small things worth seeing and then seeing again. Watching Bowie’s last video Lazarus over and over again. One of my favorite writers, Rebecca Solnit, wrote the following in her book, Hope In The Dark:  “Virginia Woolf wrote in her journal, ‘The … Continue reading

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Winter Pop-Up Books

  frostwoods pop up book – m o c h i (amelie knelstrom) @ vespertine Finding well constructed pop-up books inworld is a real treat.  They are close to my heart – as I am a bookmaker and teach bookarts … Continue reading

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