The Democrats Need A Brock Purdy; The Republican Party Needs A Normal Party

  “To sleep; perchance to dream: ay there’s the rub: for in that sleep of death what dreams may...

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.

- William Blake

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Our Mind Worm Problem

Our Mind Worm Problem

  The Sick RoseBY William Blake O Rose thou art sick. The invisible worm, That flies in the night In the howling storm:  Has found out thy bed Of crimson joy: And his dark secret love Does thy life destroy. Social media, artificial intelligence and virtual reality are...

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The Frolic Cafe – an update

The Frolic Cafe – an update

  Think in the Morning is working on a new book - The Frolic Cafe. We started this project some time ago but abandoned the idea for lack of time. We are now well into the writing/editing phase. Below are several collages you may recognize. These were the featured art...

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The Politics of Passion

The Politics of Passion

 Reason is, and ought only to be, the slave of the passions and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them   David HumeThe best lack all conviction, while the worst   Are full of passionate intensity   William Butler Yeats Looking forward,...

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A Personal AI answers the Proust Questionnaire

A Personal AI answers the Proust Questionnaire

 The Proust Questionnaire has its origins in a parlor game popularized (though not devised) by Marcel Proust, the French essayist and novelist, who believed that, in answering these questions, an individual reveals his or her true nature. In this age of Artificial...

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AI Mania

AI Mania

It’s just a computer.To paraphrase Richard Quest:Just a computer? It all begins with a humble computer. Whether writing your first program or running big programs for those at the top, making their mark, closing deals around the clock. Every computer has power and...

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The Case For Brainstorming

The Case For Brainstorming

 "I just want to say, you know, can we all get along? Can we get along? Can we stop making it horrible for the older people and the kids?”                                Rodney King, 1992  I first met Hanley Norins in 1977 when I was rebuilding the Sea Gull Restaurant...

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New Paul McHugh Book Event

New Paul McHugh Book Event

  Think in the Morning friend and author Paul McHugh is coming to Mendocino's Gallery Bookshop. I hope to see you there next week to listen to Paul read from his new book."Author Paul Mchugh, a Mendocino alumnus, shall join an Authors Showcase at The Gallery Bookshop...

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Short Fiction – The Great Divide

Short Fiction – The Great Divide

  Let there be a little country without many people. Let them have tools that do the work of ten or a hundred, and never use them. Let them be mindful of death and disinclined to long journeys. They’d have ships and carriages, but no place to go. They’d have armor and...

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Blog Post Index

Blog Post Index

[Click on BLUE links to access any blog from the list]Napkin Art Gallery LINKBlog Posts in Alphabetical Order 4 Reviews For Behind The Locked Door86’dA Bit of An ItchA Dog in the FightA Doodle A DayA Few Comments About the Old Sea Gull Cellar BarA Few Things I Learned...

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Short Fiction – My Cocaine Daze

Short Fiction – My Cocaine Daze

  The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.  Proverbs 30:1  There have been a lot of ravens hanging around here. More than usual. If I was superstitious, I’d be...

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Short Fiction – Fletcher

Short Fiction – Fletcher

  My dad liked to drive his tan Chevy truck on short trips away from the hotel where he lived. He owned a hotel in the magic mountains. That’s what we called the Sierras. He lived in the hotel after he divorced my mom. In the magic mountains there were bears and...

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