September 2015

Four Decades of Keys

by carbonboy on September 26, 2015

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About twelve years ago, when I first brought my house, for some reason, I put a padlock on the master switch below the electric meter outside. I thought it odd that such a switch should be there, allowing anyone to simply switch it off. Perhaps I was thinking if someone was going to break in […]


The Dove

by carbonboy on September 19, 2015

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Imagine sailing from England and Arriving at St. Mary’s City 1634 on this Vessel! It was a foggy, humid morning, but conditions on the Potomac were predicted as near perfect – waves less than a foot and winds at 5 to 10 knots. The sun was predicted to break through by noon, and it actually […]


I love to be in the Clouds

by carbonboy on September 12, 2015

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Here’s a poem that I wrote for my Korean sweetheart in 2007, when flying from Busan to Paris, and then Rome. I had to leave her and go to Italy. It was heart breaking. She and I love to travel in the sky, and we did, later, having a most glorious time in Rome. This […]


Having fun in Adobe Fireworks!

by carbonboy on September 8, 2015

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I so want to cancel cable for the next year!  


My Tiny Yacht

by carbonboy on September 6, 2015

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What Fassbinder film is it? The one-armed man walks into a flower shop and says “What flower expresses days go by, and they just keep going by, endlessly pulling you into the future. Days go by endlessly, endlessly pulling you into the future. And the florist says “White Lily”. – Laurie Anderson So today, my […]


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This is a photo of the only textbook I kept from my school days. Although it’s a college text, make it required reading for high school graduation and many of the problems this country faces would melt away. After a selective reread, I can identify (and specify) the relentless fallacies that spew out of every […]