The other night we baby-sat our 8 year old granddaughter while our daughter and her partner had a date. They told me in advance that they were going to a concert by "Witch Bottle", a band from Seattle and they didn’t know what the music would be like. The fear was that it would be loud and so they decided not to invite me. (Besides they needed a baby-sitter.)
Afterwards, my daughter said that I would have liked it. It was a genre known as neofolk.
A brief search on…Continue
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What? That I should take and type through Carl Sandburg's letter To Mrs. Jacob Buchbinder---
Aug. 23 
For the past week or so I've been collecting links to stories about the situation in Portland, Oregon with the idea of posting about how the grotesque hate crimes of a deranged maniac, whose name I will not mention resulted in the murders of Rick Best, 53, and 23-year-old Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche. Anna Herrington posted…Continue
It’s been a sort of miserable day. After an overcast morning the rain started about noon, and it is pouring now. L showed me a place where there is a water problem with water coming down the outside wall onto the screen porch. It is at a place where the gutter does a 90 degree bend and a roof valley empties. Ugh.
Added to that is the fact that the House voted today to pass the abomination that has been substituted for the AHA (Obamacare). No one doubts, except the “Freedom…Continue
You gotta move, says the song
Move where, says I
Move anywhere, says the song
But I'm tired, says I…Continue
Open Call from the King of the hill, top of the heap:
One Sunday morning, following the visiting speaker’s sermon that dealt in some way with the beautiful, the service leader asked members of the congregation to put forth the things they found beautiful. Finally, a retired professor of physics stood and asked whether anyone found mathematics beautiful. No one admitted to it.
As someone who finds beauty in a lot of different things - music, art, nature – I was made to ask myself whether I had ever found beauty in any mathematical…Continue
HRC won the popular vote by nearly 3 million and The Beast Who Shall not be Named calls for a major investigation of illegal aliens, dead folks and double registration voter fraud: ...plans 'major investigation into voter fraud' amid groundless claims…Continue
...three things to never discuss at Thanksgiving or any other holiday dinner.
Over the years here on Our Salon and back on Open Salon, I have been accused of being an anti-Semitic, pro-Israeli, unconscious racist, ignorant sexist, privileged old white dude by a variety of people. On occasion I've…Continue
Kennedy Assassination Revisited Part II
The disturbing fate of President of John F. Kennedy just prior to Thanks Giving Day in 1963 compels us to further re-examine what most would consider an unsatisfactory…Continue
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On a brilliant morning in the spring of 1977, I first saw the most beautiful woman who ever touched my life and arrived within one degree of separation of Leonard Cohen.Continue
I know it has been awhile since I've posted here. Been awhile since I logged in because Ive been happy in love and sober.
Yesterday, I became "on hold" which Trig told me means YOU FUCKED!! :(
So here I am, posting, about my small penis.
It really small!!!
But I can breathe through my ears!!!
What should I write?
Haven't felt like this since Pam passed away. POUT!!
Life sucks still but HI OUR SALON, I BACK!!!
All night sleep was a mystery I couldn't solve.
It came in sideways against the glass.
The steady pulse distracted me.
I let my thoughts wander.
The calm has returned.
I have just wrapped up an…Continue
I'm wondering what JME might say about Bob Dylan as a Nobel Laureate...
I'm still missing dear James.