Insert notions of probability….

Ffolkes,

“Fear teaches us in the most graphic terms just what it is we value.”

~~ Limon ~~

symmetry-palm

Casual Symmetry….

Hajime….

At the eastern horizon, a pale sun rose, casting pallid light over the rocky landscape. As the sky lightened, vivid shadows leapt into evidence, casting their darkness away from the rising sun, to stain the white, white sand into gray. Nothing moved in the still, hot air, until, at the very edge of the visible, a small cloud of dust arose, moving slowly toward the sun’s point of ascent. As the wavering vision passed over the desert sand, the shadow of its passage trailed along behind, like a faithful dog. The heat, already stifling, mounted….

Not too bad for off the cuff, eh? And only one cup of coffee down; most encouraging. Yesterday taught me another new lesson on aging; hangovers are exhausting for us old farts. I did my best to act normally, even going so far as to walk the entire way home from my errand, a bit over a mile in one shot. Then, at about 6:30 PM, I faded, so rapidly, it was all I could do to prep coffee for the morning, and fall into bed, where I slept like a corpse for eight full hours (which may be a new record for the past ten years…). I feel a bit guilty, for blowing off all my regular blog visits, but, can’t argue with the energy 8 hours sleep will supply.

Since I’ve got all this energy, I’m gonna go use it up, then take a nap, just because I can. I’ve got a decent Pearl for you, with a four year-old poem, and a fresh old-school pearl to go with the most excellent musical choice of the day. Before my enthusiasm and energy gets me any more worked up, I’m going to go get this done, & posted, so I can use my energy more efficiently. I know, bozo talking, but, hey, I can dream, can’t I? In the meantime, let’s do this this way…. Watch your step, please….

Shall we pearl?….

“I would rather my ignorance be based on my understanding
than for my understanding to be based on my ignorance.
I would rather be a humorous fool than a serious jackass.”

~~ Dan Millman “Way of the Peaceful Warrior” ~~

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dubliners

Image from http://www.lastfm.com via Google Images

Today’s music selection happened when I got a bit maudlin the day after my birthday celebration, during which I indulged in copious (for me) amounts of Jameson’s, attempting to verify the old saying about the Irish, to wit: an Irish man isn’t too drunk if he can still hold on to a single blade of grass and not fly off the planet. I discovered it is most likely true, though the details of the experimental process are a little fuzzy, and the data is a bit disorganized, so I have no proof, either true, or false. Given the results, I’d say this is a case of the belief being sufficiently accurate to convey the essence of the concept.

I’ve listened to the music of this group for over 50 years; my parents had several of their albums, which only stimulated my interest in that quarter of my heritage. Plus, these guys can flat-out play, sing, and, most importantly, engage with their audience, as you’ll plainly see, and hear…. Enjoy…

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The Dubliners

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Comedy_Tragedy

A Seasonal Approach

Absolute stillness grips a frozen field,
anticipating dawn with such patient yield
morning burgeoning in dark winter’s hold
brings promise of tales yet to be told.

Lengthening days of pale sun unto night
slowly tell of time’s subversive flight
bringing such original songs of natural fire
with melodies complex in casual attire.

The months are certain they will always win
it is just the way it has always been.
None may argue, nor yet slow life down
Nor dim the eternal beauty of nature’s gown.

Winter evolves from fall into spring,
sending flocks and hearts ever awing.
Summer follows suit, t’other way ’round
Spring into fall, often without a sound.

Life is meant to be lived, beginning to end
choices abound, and change can be a friend.
Yielding with grace to reality’s compelling ploy
fills our plain existence with clean, honest joy.

~~ gigoid ~~

10/2/2012

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Naked Pearls

More notes on process and program….

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“If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm,
you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.”

~~ Horace ~~

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“The true perfection of man lies,
not in what man has, but in what man is . . .
Nothing should be able to harm a man but himself.
Nothing should be able to rob a man at all.
What a man really has is what is in him.
What is outside of him should be a matter of no importance.”

~~ Oscar Wilde ~~

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“If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap,
whence everyone must take an equal portion,
most people would be contented to take their own and depart.”

~~ Socrates ~~

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“A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.”

~~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. ~~

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“It is better to know nothing than to know what ain’t so.”

~~ Josh Billings ~~

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“It’s a fool’s life,
a rogue’s life,
and a good life
if you keep laughing all the way to the grave.”

~~ Edward Abbey ~~

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“And sometimes the bear eats you.”

~~ Realistic Bee ~~

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Whoops! Almost forgot to close this off. I’ll be good, and just do it, sans fluff. See y’all tomorrow, ffolkes. Deal with it….

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.

PLEASE STOP READING THIS MESSAGE NOW.

“SCRAM!!!!!!!!!!”- Oscar the Grouch

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À bientôt, mon cherí….

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6 thoughts on “Insert notions of probability….

  1. Glad to see you back to form….for me it is Tulamore Dew……speaking of fear….”Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.”….cannot remember who said it but I always liked it…..and I believe that it was Tom Hardy that said….”Fear is the mother of foresight.” Another good one…..damn I apologize I am used up for now…time for more coffee…see ya a little later….chuq

  2. i’D already planned on using this
    theme of heARt SonG beFore
    i come..
    and i muSt
    say the only
    place i found deeper
    stuff in youth to past philosophy
    class in college is deeper artists
    of music.. wHerE have they gOne..
    tHey are here.. on YouTube.. TG.. iN A
    never loSing energy aGainsST Entropy
    iN mEaSure oF gaining more than
    loSinG
    hUman
    EmoTions
    to poweR us Heaven
    greater as liGht Force
    BriGht iN
    jOY
    aS Peace
    of miNd
    and Body..
    BaLanCinG
    anyWay so heRe
    i go closer @leASt to
    mY heARt.. wiTh resources
    never ever seen beForE on this
    tiny
    liGht
    oF pLanet
    currently
    sHining
    BriGhter iN
    HUman eYes too..:)

    And hope you feel better.. first.. too..:)

    “Fear teaches us in the most graphic terms just what it is we value.”

    ~~ Limon ~~

    The more i value
    noW iN totaLiTy
    the less i fear
    iN
    Naked
    Abundance..
    aS aLL coMes
    hOly and SaCred..
    i veer aWay to
    liFE
    TruTh toWards
    A LiVing liGht..:)

    “I would rather my ignorance be based on my understanding
    than for my understanding to be based on my ignorance.
    I would rather be a humorous fool than a serious jackass.”

    ~~ Dan Millman “Way of the Peaceful Warrior” ~~

    Apocalypse now..
    iN Original Definition
    of lifting the veils of ignorance..
    seriously hard
    to do when
    folks
    are
    convinced they
    wanna die.. true insanity..
    rules at lEAst some.. sad souls now..:)

    “If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm,
    you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.”

    ~~ Horace ~~

    Yup..
    what i juSt..
    sAid less and more..;)

    “The true perfection of man lies,
    not in what man has, but in what man is . . .
    Nothing should be able to harm a man but himself.
    Nothing should be able to rob a man at all.
    What a man really has is what is in him.
    What is outside of him should be a matter of no importance.”

    ~~ Oscar Wilde ~~

    CAll
    oF thE
    WiLd
    dONe Free..;)

    “If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap,
    whence everyone must take an equal portion,
    most people would be contented to take their own and depart.”

    ~~ Socrates ~~

    Surely in
    Global Fashion..
    wHere 1st world countries
    lead misery in illusory way of fears..:)

    “A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.”

    ~~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. ~~

    Match.. never
    forgets
    getting lit up..
    even changing to
    ashes.. comes.. new..:)

    “It is better to know nothing than to know what ain’t so.”

    ~~ Josh Billings ~~

    IMagiNation..
    is as iSreal
    as
    an
    Ocean WHole..:)

    “It’s a fool’s life,
    a rogue’s life,
    and a good life
    if you keep laughing all the way to the grave.”

    ~~ Edward Abbey ~~

    Happy is
    as
    Happy
    FeeLs..:)

    “And sometimes the bear eats you.”

    ~~ Realistic Bee ~~

    Enjoy liFe
    whiLe it’s wHole soMe.. too..;)

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