A fresh Pearl isn’t in the works for today, as I spent much of yesterday, after posting, either walking, or sleeping…. both of which felt good. To sublimate the remaining dregs of the urge to post, here is a rather good Pearl, complete with a rant about lawyers from 2012, a great poem from Sylvia Plath, and a damn fine old-school pearl. I hope you enjoy it as much as I’m enjoying my hiatus…. I’ll be back with a fresh Pearl in a day or two; in the meantime, y’all know what you have to do…. so, I’ll refrain from issuing any reminders. Be well, be happy as you may, & stay alert…. all the usual caveats still apply.
gigoid, the dubious
~~ Laurence Olivier ~~
Pluto as seen from Charon
Artist Ron Miller’s Images of Pluto and its Moons
Good morning…. While perusing more old Pearls, I found the following in an opening section…. It’s pretty cool, so, let’s start the day the same way we did in February of 2012….
Patterns of light, both bright and fearful chase each other madly ’round and ’round, mad peals of laughter shrieking through the cool night air. Ghostly figures of unheralded regrets vie for position closer to the oddly shaped harpsichord in the foyer, while the thief of lost hope and hsi cohorts silently steal away. As the outer walls grow nearer, madness fades, and the silent myrmidons forge ahead, further into the day, further from the night’s insanity, until reality assumes a more familiar…
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Sorry for the absence but this damn leg is worse…..hope all is well with you….chuq
No worries, mate; I’ve missed a lot of IST posts lately, too. Sorry your leg is giving you fits; wouldn’t it be nice if Life got the memo about you already learning that lesson? Hang in there, bro…. I’ll try to get by later, if only for the closing thought….
Hang tough, my friend…..
I’ll be here….screaming at the screen….LOL chuq