Do We Live In An Artificial World

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]I’m not a Christian at least in any formal way...

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

- William Blake

Do We Live In An Artificial World

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and information]I’m not a Christian at least in any formal way but I do read the Bible. In this I agree with Christopher Hitchens (RIP)."A culture that does not possess this common store of image and allegory will be a perilously thin...

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Short Fiction – Desipio: Last Part

 This is the End of a two part story.  For the first part go HERE Desipio continued ..“Have you seen how he throws the salt over his shoulder after he spills it?” asks Rosa.Carmelita continues looking at the garden while she answers.“He goes back to that garden over...

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Short Fiction – Desipio: First Part

 “Desipio, get out of the garden.  Don’t pee on the flowers.”Desipio looks down in a forlorn stare.  His unkempt but abundant hair stands up like whipped and caramelized egg whites.  He has the urge to pee but he can’t and the pain is excruciating when he...

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Blog Post Index

[Click on BLUE links to access the blog post from the list] Think in the Morning now has over 300 posts.  Given that we started in March of 2016, this amounts to nearly 2 posts per week.  It’s getting a little unwieldy.  We think many of our old posts are worth...

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Alien

[Click on BLUE links for sources and information] Long, long ago there were people who listened to radio shows.  This was before television created the way for cellphones and when the earth was still inhabitable.  Even before this time, before the radio was in...

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Poem By Think in the Morning: Micpapalotl

In remembrance of Francisco Toledo [REVISED] Micpapalotl (The Black Witch Moth) In Oaxaca the rains end lateIn the Fall and thoughts turnTo life and death and fateAnd to what we might learn About death from the deadWhen they come to visitAs it is often saidThey do. ...

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The Lowly Frog

[Click on BLUE links for sources and information]   For a long time the frogs went on talking, “It’s eerie here! It’s eerie here!” and the bullfrog, after a meditative silence, “I know! I know!” Then the nervous frog again, “It’s eerie here—it’s eerie.” The...

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Oaxacan Wood Carvings: Folk Art or Fine Art?

[Click on BLUE links for sources and information] If you've read our past blogs you may be aware that Think in the Morning has long been fascinated by Oaxacan Wood Carvings also known  as Alebrijes (although this name originated with the papier-mâché animals created...

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Name Dropping

[Click on BLUE links for sources and information] Reminiscence and anecdote, as they tell of one's meetings with the great or the prominent, are an established form of self-enhancement. They make known that one was there. This is not my purpose; my aim is to inform...

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The Bartender

[Click on BLUE links for sources and information] Think in the Morning has a number of posts on the Sea Gull Cellar Bar, a Mendocino watering hole that existed in the 70s and 80s.  We’ve already told several of our stories from those times. A bartender is part...

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What Does It Mean To Be An American?

[Click on BLUE links for sources and information] “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of...

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It’s The Inequality Stupid

[Click on BLUE links for sources and information]Think in the Morning does not pretend to have any special incite into the economy or the financial markets.  It is true that we studied both, worked in academic and private related fields, and that we strive to stay...

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