Primarily pilfered from the Pope’s patio….

Ffolkes,

“Certainty is only a symptom of lack of imagination.”

~~ Subtle Bee ~~

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The President

Composite Image by National Geographic via Facebook link….

Hajime…. As I sat to begin writing today’s Pearl, Leelu decided it was time for her morning “hammock” configuration; I had to spend the next half-hour making sure she felt loved, by assuming the position in which she prefers to lounge. This, naturally, screwed the pooch, as far as routine goes, so, what you see has been cobbled together in the time remaining before my panic sets in, when it becomes clear only ruthless trimming, and using every shortcut I can think of, will bring us to the point of completion so vital to my own sense of comfort. Hey, it’s MY obsession, and I like it!

At this juncture, I have to decide whether to throw in a small pile of nonsense, head off into a rant, or just wing it. Since ‘winging it’ is what I’ve been doing now for a paragraph and a half (nice rhyme there…), I suspect we’ll continue in that vein, just because it will save time to forgo switching over to something more rational. Besides, rational isn’t in the picture right now, anyway, so what would be the point? None. Not that we don’t enjoy the occasional foray into such rationality, but, it’s not the most comfortable place to exist; ask any American voter. Hah! Though we were done with the recent unpleasantness, didn’t you?

Well, we are; I’m not going there. It was merely a fake, intended to draw your eyes away while I located the proper tool to get us out of here. As I have done so, we’ll get right to it, before I lose my nerve, or my sense of direction, always a joy. In fact, with the technique I’ve chosen, all I have to do is put this right here, and….

Shall we Pearl?….

“As you grow older, you’ll find the only things you regret are the things you didn’t do.”

~~ Zachary Scott ~~

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Yes, I know; we’ve had a lot of classical of late. I’m not going to apologize; whether you know it or not, when you listen to classical music, you are doing your brain a favor. Far be it from me to keep anyone from doing themselves a favor…. Enjoy, or not; up to you, as it always is….

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Classical Music

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A new poem continues to leak out, slowly. Here’s one I wrote shortly after returning from Europe for the first time. I hope you enjoy it….

After the odyssey….

Portraits of iconic symbols, crashing, singing, forgotten;
evolving into mature innovation, as yet pale, and rotten.
Still water justly breeds, impenetrable primal verses resound;
unholy moments tarry, emotion swirls in passion unbound

Spiritual ovulation precedes each pregnant pause;
gravid, time moves on, following destiny’s cause.
Cast adrift on waves of confusion, to a final, damp landing;
salvation beckons sweetly, fed well on understanding.

Dreams directly fall, in night’s grey bower, unbidden;
lingering flavors in simple taste, lovingly, cleverly hidden.
Childish laughter sounds, joyful, bright, and clear;
no need ever to hide, no more monsters to fear.

Temper most foul arrives under unregistered mail;
forgotten taunts live on, lashed by an ancient flail.
Plain dealing delivers such lasting specks of honest hate;
savage in retrospect, never hasty, always running late.

Forever, cries an ambient lover of the pending night;
his pale, weak issue forms its own failing light.
Still, fortune favors such as those who apprehend;
Sweet love of Gaia, let it never end.

~~ gigoid ~~

3/10/2013

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Naked Pearls

Stuff worth remembering….

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“You can get help from teachers,
but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself,
sitting alone in a room.”

~~ Theodore Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) ~~

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“Innocence is its own Defence.”

~~ Benjamin Franklin ~~

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“”The superior man is the providence of the inferior.
He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak,
and a shield for the defenseless.
He stands erect by bending above the fallen.
He rises by lifting others.”

~~ Robert Green Ingersoll ~~

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“If you love the sacred and despise the ordinary,
you are still bobbing in the ocean of delusion.”

~~ Lin-Chi ~~

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“At times the wolves howl and the moon is silent.”

~~ George Carlin ~~

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“In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments
– there are consequences.”

~~ Robert Ingersoll (Lectures and Essays, 3d Series, Some Reasons Why, iii) ~~

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“Isn’t this my STOP?!”

~~ Zippy the Pinhead ~~

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I did it, in spite of all obstacles, some of which, devised by a cat, were difficult to avoid. To further such efficiency, and, in the name of all that is wholly, I declare this Pearl complete, and shall now take my leave, stage virtual, to begin the preparations for doing this again tomorrow. Oh, by the way, I’ll see y’all then; you may place your bets, knowing the odds are pretty good….

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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7 thoughts on “Primarily pilfered from the Pope’s patio….

  1. Only a dolt would not see the benefits of classical music…and there are a lot of those…LOL
    I have a dog that has similar demands and at the worse time….but she runs the house so I am at her mercy….LOL
    Have a day my friend and stop by later….chuq

  2. First oF aLL.. my
    FriEnd gigoid in
    reference
    to the
    Giant
    President
    of a tree you
    offer in illustration
    of photo today.. like
    Vanessa Williams and
    oTheRs sinG you’ll never
    know how tall the Sycamore can
    grow if ya cut it down without alloWinG
    iT to paint with all the colors of the winds..
    paraphrased of
    course with
    song
    as
    such too
    to go with all
    of this.. coming stuff..;)

    “Certainty is only a symptom of lack of imagination.”

    ~~ Subtle Bee ~~

    iMaGiNatTioN… hoMe of dReams
    And FruiTioN oF all
    cREaTiVity
    pluS uP..
    Productivity
    too and all so
    briLLiant iN FeeLinG
    SenNsinG kNOwinG
    when DancE and SunG
    without a dollar bill to hOld back..
    likes.. followers.. or share.. now oF
    limitations/expectattions either.. hehe..;)

    “As you grow older, you’ll find the only
    things you regret are the things you didn’t do.”

    ~~ Zachary Scott ~~

    Unless one stays busy
    from birth to last
    eYe wiNk
    iN
    juSt
    doinG
    somEthinG new..
    And the age we livE noW..
    maKes thaT wiLL and Can Do..:)

    All liFE on eARtH
    is precious.. to see
    and feel that way is to strive to save it..
    from the scope of lifeless rocks in space..:)

    “You can get help from teachers,
    but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself,
    sitting alone in a room.”

    ~~ Theodore Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss) ~~

    Within..
    a lost
    art
    of
    BeinG hUman
    and the rest
    of the UniVerse
    pArt as WholE liFe..:)

    “Innocence is its own Defence.”

    ~~ Benjamin Franklin ~~

    NoThing
    to hide..
    iN eYes
    oF A grown Naked child..;)

    “”The superior man is the providence of the inferior.
    He is eyes for the blind, strength for the weak,
    and a shield for the defenseless.
    He stands erect by bending above the fallen.
    He rises by lifting others.”

    ~~ Robert Green Ingersoll ~~

    Confidence
    meaSures
    how hiGH
    one applauds
    for the success and
    liFting uP oF aLL otHeRs..
    other
    folks
    build
    walls
    of many colors..:)

    “If you love the sacred and despise the ordinary,
    you are still bobbing in the ocean of delusion.”

    ~~ Lin-Chi ~~

    F iN
    maKe
    iT aLL
    HoLy
    F iN
    SacRed..;)

    “At times the wolves howl and the moon is silent.”

    ~~ George Carlin ~~

    And the Moon
    SinGs
    when
    blue
    corn DancEs..;)

    “In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments
    – there are consequences.”

    DePends
    oN
    whaT
    iS
    iS.. sAys..;)

    “Isn’t this my STOP?!”

    ~~ Zippy the Pinhead ~~

    Don’t
    geT
    oFF thE
    wAve.. riDe
    it ‘tiLL iT Flies..:)

    • It’s always a joy to see your responses, even when I get to them late… this time due to pain, again. Bad day yesterday; better today, if not perfect.

      Dance on, bro, it’s all we can do these days to be in our own center, for the rest of the world is either burning, or preparing to burn….

      See ya

      gigoid

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