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MEET THE NEW BOSS

TODAY’S MONKEY NUMBER: 6,850 They call them “Police States.” No, they’re not places free from crime. They’re places where the crime is that no one is free. Freedom does not exist. There are no choices. Instead of true government, Police … Continue reading

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KEITH RICHARDS IS STILL A FRIEND OF MINE

In the movies they call the photo above a “teaser.” Apt name here too.  The setting of the poem, “Keith Richards Is Still A Friend of Mine,” partly quoted above, is inside a ’56 Chevy within sight of the pinnacles, … Continue reading

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MONKEY NUMBERS

I have just discovered “Monkey Numbers.” I already knew about “Monkey Points.” Eddie Murphy gets credit for coming up with that term. Monkey Points refers to what the Hollywood movie industry calls the “net profits” on a film. Producers will … Continue reading

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EENIE MEME MINEY MOE

The Super Bowl is over. Next season for the NFL is still iffy. I am going to stay away from the bargaining BS. I was a union member for many years. I spent my time at negotiating tables. All nighters … Continue reading

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CONEY ISLAND NIGHTS

The quote in the above photo is from Wallace Stevens, a major American poet of the just departed century. Stevens was an executive for an insurance company and by many accounts kind of a prick. Certainly not the loft-lurking beret-clad … Continue reading

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ATHENS TO FRESNO

ATHENS TO FRESNO  (Note: No, I didn’t screw up.  I purposely tucked some pics of Greece into this. Not because I don’t like Fresno – I love the city! But I don’t have any pics of my old habitat, sadly. … Continue reading

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ATHENS

Reality is not what it is. It consists of the many realities which it can be made into. Wallace Stevens  This story and some of its reality starts in Athens. First time I saw Athens was 1980, and what a … Continue reading

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Welcome

Let me introduce the women bannered across the top of this. That photo was taken in Athens, Greece, in 2006. Let me get more specific: June 12, 2006, at 10:43 pm, info courtesy of the tiny Nikon point and shoot … Continue reading

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