Can we see the blank menu, please?….


“Beware the Jubjub bird”

~~ Lewis Carroll ~~


Cork, Ireland

Hajime…. While the funk in which my mind has spent the last days dwelling is lessened, I’m still not in the best of moods. There are signs I’m on a productive path, so, patience is the order of the day. Yesterday’s Pearl proved, once again, how critical the completion of this chosen duty has become to my state of mind; it literally saved me from a full day of bullshit. Since today’s Pearl will serve the same purpose, I’d best get started putting it together, before I lose either my impetus, or my fragile hold on reality….

My introspection seems finally to be approaching a degree of resolution, in the sense I am now convinced of where I’ve been going wrong in my agenda, and how to proceed. If one wishes to get somewhere, it’s a good thing to know where one wishes to go; what I’ve discovered in myself the last few days (hours) will help me keep that in focus. I cannot say, at this point, whether my chances are good, or not so much, but, at this point, I don’t care, & it won’t matter anyway. Saying isn’t doing, is it? Nope. At this point, all I’m doing is typing….

I’m getting a bit silly, as well as losing the thread, so, we’ll just give up trying to bring any real coherence into this intro, & get on with the rest of what needs to be done. I’m pretty sure coherence isn’t in the picture, anyway, so there’s no point going overboard trying to find any; I don’t feel like swimming. Instead, we’ll just go on, as if we actually had a plan, and were working on the list to get it done. Go figure, eh? Let’s pretend we are, and do this…

Shall we pearl?….

“When they turn the pages of history
When these days have passed long ago,
Will they read of us with sadness
For the seeds that we let grow?”

~~ Rush, A Farewell to Kings ~~


hot tuna

Aged Hot Tuna

Image from via Google Images

I’m in the mood for some old style rock & roll, so here’s a classic rock band, whose members still perform together, and whose music helped define rock and roll. Enjoy, ffolkes; these guys keep getting better….


Hot Tuna
Live in 2015




Dont keep calm

Naked Pearls

Thoughts on modern living….


“Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.”

~~ Martin Luther King, Jr. ~~


“God is omnipotent, omniscient, and omnibenevolent-
it says so right here on the label.
If you have a mind capable of believing
all three of these divine attributes simultaneously,
I have a wonderful bargain for you.
No checks, please. Cash, and in small bills.”

~~ Lazarus Long ~~


“No people do so much harm as those who go about doing good.”

~~ Mandell Creighton (1843-1901) ~~


“The truth is that Christian theology, like every other theology,
is not only opposed to the scientific spirit;
it is also opposed to all other attempts at rational thinking.
Not by accident does Genesis 3 make the father of knowledge a serpent
– slimy, sneaking and abominable.
Since the earliest days the church as an organization
has thrown itself violently against every effort
to liberate the body and mind of man.
It has been, at all times and everywhere,
the habitual and incorrigible defender of bad governments,
bad laws, bad social theories, bad institutions.
It was, for centuries, an apologist for slavery,
as it was the apologist for the divine right of kings.”

~~ H. L. Mencken ~~


“In our society, sometimes you have to penalize (innocent) people
for the good of everybody else.”

~~ A Pittsburgh Cop 10/16/93 ~~


“Anybody who wants religion is welcome to it, as far as I’m concerned
— I support your right to enjoy it.
However, I would appreciate it if you exhibited more respect
for the rights of those people who do not wish to share
your dogma, rapture or necrodestination.

~~ Frank Zappa, “The Real Frank Zappa Book” ~~


“Every man’s life, liberty, and property are in danger
when the Legislature is in session.”

~~ Gideon J. Tucker ~~




Dreaming of Calliope

La belle dame sans merci speaks aloud through endless night,
torturing dreams, with powerful words and stentorian phrases.
Manifest visions bathed in unbearable grace and light,
destroying all direction, standing lost, in unfathomable mazes.

Fate plays a part, one that will never face denial,
as fear and courage eternally vie for ascendancy.
Conflict becomes valid, gifting strength in open trial,
but honest emotion wears no costume so fancy.

Blood, sweat, and tears stroll on avenues of gold,
unlikely heroines heralding as in ancient lore;
Sharp, competent knives cut through tales untold,
eternally shifting reality past the naked shore.

Drifting toward origin, bereft of mandate or cause,
finished, nay, abandoned, tied with a figurative bow.
No simple gift from muses to give comfort or pause,
save that all we need to know, we already know…..

~~ gigoid ~~




Five Naked Pearls

The Path taken is irrelevant…


“Before enlightenment, one carries water and chops wood.
After enlightenment, one carries water and chops wood.”

~~ Zen Proverb ~~


“A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears:”

~~ Montaigne ~~


“And though the course may change sometimes,
Rivers always reach the sea.”

~~ Led Zeppelin, Ten Years Gone ~~


“One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.”

~~ Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathustra ~~


“May you live all the days of your life.”

Jonathan Swift — Polite Conversation, Dialogue ii ~~



Damn! That was rather a surprisingly difficult Pearl to create. SB decided to go on strike when I was nearly finished, which added a lot of time; so much so, I ended up with a five-star pearl at the end, rather than our customary seven to nine stars…. Oh, well. It’s done, so, regardless of anything else, we’ll take it, and run. I hear the starting/stopping gun now, so, let’s do that. See y’all tomorrow, ffolkes; on that you may depend….

Y’all take care out there,
and May the Metaphorse be with you;
Blessed Be, dearest Carole, Mark,Theresa, & Richy
and everyone else, too…

When I works, I works hard.
When I sits, I sits loose.
When I thinks, I falls asleep.

Which is Why….

Sometimes I sits and thinks,
and sometimes,
I just sits.

gigoid, the dubious

The *only* duly authorized Computer Curmudgeon.


“SCRAM!!!!!!!!!!”- Oscar the Grouch


À bientôt, mon cherí….


11 thoughts on “Can we see the blank menu, please?….

  1. “A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears:”

    ~~ Montaigne ~~

    “One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.”

    ~~ Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathustra ~~

    “Beware the Jubjub bird”

    ~~ Lewis Carroll ~~

    i’LL take these three
    and dance with them
    today.. and sure you
    kNew.. hehe.. i’d pick
    the second as a pig on
    the wing from yesternow..
    will certainly avoid the
    Jubjub bird.. as it
    just shits
    for grins..
    you know
    the jubjub
    bird that
    rules instead
    of plays.. my friEnd..
    and ha.. so true on the first one
    fear just plain sucks and fear is the
    core of all suffering as fear is simply
    four letters reduced to six as stress..
    iT all flows togeTheR as truLy chaos
    is both elegant and perfect
    as any painting
    seen truly
    uP close
    scopic view..
    it juST doesn’t
    make since sense
    the dance comes neXT..
    and first and alWayS noW..
    FloWinG ever.. wait x’cuse me
    juST saw Katy Perry on stAGe with
    an open mind and a voice and had to
    snap a photo for my current blog post in
    continuing flow of photos.. and Thanks God
    Katy has her long hair back and not where you
    come from and where you gRow into that counts
    in the first and the start and end and beginning same
    now.. and she is gonna SinG RiSe and i thiNk i’ll capture
    a photo here but wait.. againx2.. she stARted off really shaky
    and she did that on purpose to transform in real time now.. oh
    the creativity when one is not afraid to faLL to rise higher and higher
    to make a point.. in pyramidal flow to rise higher to capstone now..
    wHeRe fingers WiLL never slow.. where steps will never faiL
    from before.. to gain farther further in liGht as far as
    Angels will say oh ye of little faith.. don’t doubt it
    don’t doubt.. iT.. rise and be transformed
    anew to butterfly phoenix same
    out of dark oil
    sink as
    bLack death
    can Bring beLow
    sTars above thaT
    arE JuST waiTinG
    to SinG hiGher so anyWay
    noW Katy iS gonna roar floating
    like a butterfly stinging like a Tiger
    on speed of flOat out of cocoon same..
    hmm.. what else.. yeah.. i go.. the eye
    of the Tiger so i’LL keep roaring too until
    the next Firework coMes aS
    dArk horsE
    past bRight
    stAR liGht
    more SinG
    more SonG more Roar..
    anyway.. Hillary is gonna accept
    and iT’s noW to dance.. i have no
    idea what i just sAid hehe.. but
    dont’ doubt iT chaos
    A DancE of liFe..;)

    • I’d say you did a good job of ordering chaos just enough to dance….


      Dealing with the BBR a lot…. & losing ground, but, in a good way. Sort of. I’ll be around; but, less than usual today….

      See ya…


          • WeLL.. Hello penniewoodfall..
            i liked this yesterday.. yes.. the
            Sylvie Guillem-
            Two(Rise and Fall)
            iN ecstasy when light
            and movement become
            one and hehe.. i’LL rise ya uP
            iN ecstasy.. a Nataraja free Yogi
            Dance too on the Beach in Trance
            way of Ecstasy2.. in Peace of Breeze
            and Water sAMe.. aLiVe we Are free Now
            FloWinG oNe iN zOne aliVe iN BaLanCinG noW..

            Hmm.. what else.. yes.. oh.. the death of stuck between
            the ears.. the rise of storing grain.. to the clothing of the
            brain full of body below.. uncovered flesh and blood to
            free the Human soUl iN MiNd and BoDy BaLanCinG
            ReAL as hUmans can and WiLL go.. aLL innately..
            instinctually intuitively noW when we do reflect
            a spiraLinG Galaxy and UniVerse BeYond..
            wHole.. iN MoVinG.. ConNEcTinG
            and CreAtinG waYs Free juST
            God dAM Free.. so easy
            to be when set
            free from
            the ears and
            clothes that cover
            nakedness of liFE in WE
            aLiVe and no longer zip-locked
            in death bags as diapers from birth..
            yeah.. ever notice when a baby ‘says’
            what’s the shit is this FucK all About
            and pullS it off as who wants
            to shit in tHeir own sit..
            as covers do
            to protect
            do do..
            we humanS noW are
            funny aren’t we… making
            sitting in shit the way to go..
            instead of leaving iT in the grass
            and dirt free.. and fertilizing a way
            for another living thing.. the flies.. the
            ants or WTF lives next from what lives
            now in a never ending circle of what is..
            either lie or truth
            up shit
            a human made
            diaper of hell.. now
            don’t get me wrong.. appropriate
            sanitation practices from running
            water to sewage and garbage service
            same has saved more lives than the third
            leading ’cause of death now in medical
            practice at hospitals will ever do in
            preventative methods of
            but that’s just
            another symptom
            of too many humans
            living too close together
            out of Nature real.. in nakedness
            of dance that refuses to live with
            dodo stuck on ass no matter
            what the age
            of nature
            as free
            away from
            lies of shit.. iNOw..
            but sure this is just
            a metaphor for a much
            larger pile of shit.. and i am
            still looking for a diaper big enough
            to collect it all and dispose of it in an
            environmentally safe way away from
            between the ears.. of a hell separated
            from mind and body balance.. aLL a SouL oF REAL..
            no shit here.. just freedom from head to toe dAnce..
            hope to see yA ‘Round
            these pARts.. perhaps i’LL
            track yA down somehow online
            and read a little bit more of what you
            do past here.. as any ‘000 Secret Agent oF GoD’
            WiLL now
            DO crawling
            the web.. oh so free
            for whatever may come
            next.. covered up shit or
            ecstasy.. the choice is clear
            to me.. just dance.. just dance
            And SinG Naked F iN Free.. even
            a baby kNows and FeeLs as GreAT aS
            iS as iSReAL
            for LiVinG noW..;)

          • The advantage of the terrible disadvantage of being human is to be to be glad-whether happy or unhappy-and by achieving consciousness,to become greater than the angels.We,becoming conscious beings,are the mind of God:Angels are his Emotions. So fly with the lightness of ‘being’ my friends…All that is as is Real for Living Now.
            😉 good tidings Sir.

          • sMiles.. my FriEnd Pennie woodfall
            if that is a quote from you it’s great..
            if not from you and from an actual
            production of a play
            of ‘Good Tidings
            Sir’.. i’LL use it same..
            and as far as the Yogi
            Trance video goes..
            it’s showing up
            inbed live noW
            in my comment..
            but i will provide it here
            again.. separating the link
            into two parts so it will not
            automatically embed.. take
            the two spaces away and
            it should work fine.. unless
            gigoid’s word press algorithm
            picks this up as spam as that happens too..;)

   com/watch? v=TRou8B31Hic

          • No,not from play…A.R Orage…on love.
            Thanx for U Tube….great..;)
            Buy yourself a book called ‘Awakening The Spine’…by Vanda Scaravelli now deceased but worth every penny…grin
            and keep ‘dancing’ I leave you with another quote from a diff source
            “Gather All The senses that are usually extended towards the outer world and turn them within.. Move Them Inside”
            Keep on trucking..I am very busy.. so will not be around much.. good tidings 🙂

          • SMiles.. penniewoodfall.. ‘Awakening The Spine’…by Vanda Scaravelli.. thanks..
            i’ll read the book for free at Barnes and Nobles iF it is available while i ‘dance’ just like this below that i will embed and separate as link.. like i did the last Youtube
            video i shared with you.. it’s a very a short example of what i do 166.66 miles a month on average since the end of August 2013.. coming to 6000 miles of effortless wind and water movement in early September of this year..
            and yes i literally move like this when i read at Barnes and
            Nobles.. listening to my favorite music at
            the same NOW.. reading on average
            10 to 15 times faster than
            the average human
            as my mind
            and body
            a finely
            sports car noW
            that is human
            running on all
            potential cylinders
            more simply in balance.. my FriEnd..:)

   watch?v= W9TzfVdTzAs

            all in the day of A life..
            or die.. much sooner..
            Lesson of Nature and
            God same my friend for
            all the animals who have
            physical intelligence for basic
            survival in the animal kingdom..
            to simply conserve energy to MOVE/LIVE…
            i do the same ‘dance’ above in deep white
            sands of the beach as i did the other day
            for 6 miles in 112F degrees heat indices
            with athletic shoes on clothed
            in my year around attire now
            as i never get TOO cold or hot..
            as i have simply adapt in challenge
            with Nature God as sAMe.. in balance
            wHere now not unlike the planets and
            Sun around each other and galaxies
            around black hole suns i am a friend of
            God and gravity same.. WE move noW for
            existence all the same in balance.. while.. MRI’S
            AND CAT SCANS say i have Severe Degenerative
            Arthritis in my spine.. and spinal stenosis.. i do not
            know how to either move or dance.. but i do FeeL/
            SensE how to move in bliss.. simply as BaLanCinG
            my friend.. one foot in deep white sand with the
            other and one floats at 235LBS
            no different
            on water..
            except it is more
            impressive.. as it looks/moves
            like a planet/star more than a dork
            moving one way as a domesticated
            Robot… Nature and God sAMe is ‘ashamed’
            of we human beings.. as we are one of few
            that is too ‘retarded’ to even FucKinG exist
            pain free and in the Heaven
            of effortlessly moving
            in balance
            my friend..
            where mind and
            body and Nature/God are
            all one Force MovinG
            NOW as alWays
            Existential intelligence
            is in the forgetting of the illusion
            of words as Gods and cars as lovers
            and homes as God same.. or even clothes
            that separate us from the oxytocin receptors
            for Mother Earth on our feet.. and the Serotonin
            Generated along with Dopamine and endorphins
            when all our skin from head to toe feels the Sun
            and we in turn become
            a Sun.. a planet.. a Star
            and a Galaxy and mini me’s
            Radiating emotional/sensory FoRcE..
            oF God and UniVerse wHole
            and more.. sAMe.. by
            one more
            time that
            is alwayS
            now mY FriEnd..
            generating our own
            Sun as stars of energy..
            better taught by watching
            and doing what comes as Nature/GOD
            now by doing it oneself with all innate
            instinct and intuition.. and i don’t have
            to sell a book.. as everywHeRe i go folks
            video tape me and share me on Facebook FREE..
            around the world.. i am known/FELT/said as a dance
            legend.. an icon of dance.. the list goeS oN..
            per spirit animal and the man who moves
            like water… but i am simply a Lion on the
            Savannah conserving
            to live
            on noW
            in what all
            Animals do AS
            A NOW super epic
            life of MoVinG liFe..
            and art sAMe iN/aS noW..
            FeeLinG/seNsinG liFe
            more and
            in bliss of
            Balance noW..
            FucKinG trUly SANE..
            WiNks.. my FriEnd.. i Am
            alWays extremely busy2
            but all oF iT feels
            a feather..
            as all oF iT
            simply comes
            as Natural as the
            UniVerse wHole GoD and
            moRe MoVinG all oNe iN BaLanCinG…
            Some folks wait for Godot.. noW..
            i for one move
            as Godot aLLnow
            and alWayS noW
            live in Heaven Now..
            somEhow the wHole
            God DaM SheBang
            Godot mixed
            as A
            silly little
            Books.. they
            make me giggle as i google..
            in the aisles of Super
            they frown
            as long as hell
            exists as they have
            simply forgotten how NoW..
            to move as heaven.. my friEnd..
            P E N N I E W O O D F A L L
            WHY THE
            FucK NOT..
            iF u SeeK to
            Move like this2..
            in yoUr own Artful
            way of course as yoU
            and NatUre/God create
            the moves aS now goeS on.2..1.:)

  2. MLK quote on target. I prefer my chaos in smaller doses these days because the pubic at large has not the capacity to differentiate it from the stupidity which it imbibes to the point beyond intoxication, which is justification in its feeble cranial process (a generous moniker at best).

    What say we punish the innocent cop for the bad behavior of the simpletons? Is that not what has caused the current uproar? IJS

    Frank and I agree with Maggie Smith. Religion is like a penis. It is all well and good you have one and are proud of it. It is another thing entirely when you wag it in front of me.

    How apt the name of your poem. Methinks it reminds me of Mantra’s understated titling. She has her own view of the calliope.

    My granddaddy had a Zen proverb: If your boss tells you to dig a hole and cover it up with dirt, dig and cover; it all pays the same.

    Nietzsche is right. Again.

    I am far less polite than Swift. Those who refuse to live receive my favorite curse: May all your children be born naked.

    This is my take on it all: Civilization is like a thin layer of ice upon a deep ocean of chaos and darkness. ~ Werner Herzog

    We partake in such delusion to think we can control chaos. At best, the smart ones learn to buckle into the roller coaster and enjoy the ride. ~ Red Dwyer

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