Ignorance, Apathy and More

 As the joke goes:              Q:  What is the difference between ignorance and apathy?          ...

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

- William Blake

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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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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Lost Letters Found (To The Seagull After The Fire)

[Click on BLUE links for sources and information] One reason Think in the Morning exists is to catalogue our memories and the memories of others about the Sea Gull Restaurant and Cellar Bar of Mendocino.  This is a very personal endeavor as the Sea Gull played such an...

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Different Times

[Click on BLUE links for sources and information} Think in the Morning ran into Peter Lit at the Albion dump over the weekend and he told me this story.  I don't think he would mind if I repeat it.  Just a memory from years ago when we were in the bar business in...

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Where Are The Christians?

 Proverbs 6:19These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:  A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,  An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,  A false...

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