The Oscars

 The 92nd Oscars® will be held tonight (February 9th) at 5 p.m. and aired on ABC.  Why does it...

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

- William Blake

Behind the Locked Door
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Life’s Pleasant Surprises

Life’s Pleasant Surprises

 These are random thoughts, silly meaningless phrases, ideas, definitions, quotes, etc.  Does it matter where they come from?  I cite sources when I can.  The soul, whatever that is, seems to need these interstices, room to stretch, degrees of freedom, mental doodles...

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Book Review:  Autumn by Ali Smith

Book Review: Autumn by Ali Smith

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] We are living in a culture that insists on lying as its delivery of how we are living,” she said then. “It insists on telling us information about which we are left wondering whether it is true or not … Fiction and...

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Think in the Morning Oaxaca Journal

Think in the Morning Oaxaca Journal

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] Oaxaca is one of the most beautiful places on earth in our opinion.  We have visited every year for the past twelve years.  Because we write so much about Oaxaca, we are often asked how to travel there, what to do,...

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Short Fiction – Twenty Dollar Bill

Short Fiction – Twenty Dollar Bill

 Charles decided to change his life.  This is not an uncommon thing after a divorce.  If his wife could leave him and run off to Argentina with her lesbian friend, he could ... what?  Do something. Yes, do something and he would.The list of complaints was legion.  She...

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Pop Goes the Weasel

Pop Goes the Weasel

 [Click on BLUE links for sources and information] Disclosure:  I have no particular insight into the financial markets.  In this I am in good company (just read the financial press for a battery of conflicting reports).  Just a couple of weeks ago the famous bond...

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Do We Live In An Artificial World

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

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

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

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

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

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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