San Fernando and San Gabriel. What will this next decade, marked by the strong, decisive X in Roman numerals, not sure their position on zero, will have to revisit, more forgotten knowledge (things we have known in our lives, usually in school, before the distractions of life set in, and then subside when we have […]
Moulin – Sundog Originally uploaded by angus clyne Photo entitled “Moulin – Sundog” by Angus Cline this December It gives me hope and inspiration, a far off light at the end of a tunnel — in this case, of snow. A tundra only Empire penguins would nonchalantly traverse, while to me, I think of two […]
“…which is why we are ‘preferred customers’ at what we call the Korean store between Main & L.A. St. on 5th but owned by someone else #downtwn” was the way it started, then I realized I was ‘tweeting’ or ‘twittering’ (although that sounds like the dirty version, the masturbatory derivative of a verb that shouldn’t […]
>>> PEACE Originally uploaded by NaPix — Hmong Soul Merry Christmas, for those of us who celebrate this holiday, and happy holidays for everyone who celebrates anything during this time when we reflect on the year past, enjoy the present moment for what it is, and give thanks for all the good on earth. We […]
This time of year, with its many contradictions [in some circles, Jesus’ purported birth came in June not December, a time of celebrating the winter solstice and reflection on the year’s passing, a punctuation we could attach some meaning to; the mythology of a winter birth was more romantic, especially when conjoined with a journey […]
By: Tony L. Jefferson, Jr.
After I die, I want to be dressed in an all black suit
With some new boots
While I’m drifting up to heaven
I don’t want no fears, no tears, and no sneers
Cause I’m finally going home
Cause earth is hell sometimes froze over
Full of shady ass bitches and trifling bastards
I wanna go where the realist have gone
To bask in the new sunlight of the truth
It’s easy to envision a world better than here
Cause this is no world where we’d like to live
We’re placed here as a test
I have no clue
I guess I’ll find out what’s true after death
HassyChal6__0051 Originally uploaded by Robert Manella Times Square looking magical.
into a mire of dreams ‘laughing through the garbage’ as Perry Ferrell sings ‘she was unhappy just as as you were’ — that was 2009. Mission: to make 2010, well, better, before the end of the world and such. vision: that I do this with as little pain as possible. Daily discipline fulfilled.
The People We Help – Stateless Originally uploaded by UNHCR At any point in time, we could conceivably ourselves become a refugee, yet look how this woman is peaceful among plants.