July 26, 2006
February 17, 2006
I screwed up some stuff, and I had to clear the Wordpress database. Yeah, that means that I have to re-import, re-categorize and re-upload photos to all 400 plus posts. Yeah, I’m wondering if it’s worth it, since blogging has really become my narcissistic way of living with an audience. Not sure if that’s good for me, and so many people that actually know in real life (real life!) read it, that I find myself censoring myself to an increasing and alarming degree. Plus, it’s just become a very boring blog because I’m a grad student and — thus — lead a very boring life. I don’t write poetry anymore, and I pulled my bass out today for only what I think is maybe the tenth time since I moved to Illinois. I don’t read enough or write letters anymore or take enough photos.
I’m told I should still post photos. So I have Flickr. Maybe I’ll get a Flickr Pro account, etc.
Maybe I need a break of blogging or this blog. Maybe this break will be a weekend, maybe a week, maybe forever.
Maybe I won’t take a break at all.
Who knows? If you still read this crap, thank you.
“The smallest sprout shows there is really no death, And if ever there was it led forward life, and does not wait at the end to arrest it, And ceas’d the moment life appear’d.
All goes onward and outward, nothing collapses, And to die is different from what any one supposed, and luckier.
Has any one supposed it lucky to be born? I hasten to inform him or her it is just as lucky to die, and I know it.
I pass death with the dying and birth with the new-wash’d babe, and am not contain’d between my hat and boots…”
(From Walt Whitman, “Song of Myself.” Leaves of Grass.)
February 16, 2006
February 15, 2006
February 14, 2006
Happy Valentine’s Day, from my content heart to yours.
February 13, 2006
February 10, 2006
This is Chris on his bike, when he came to visit this year. We went to a huge parking lot after dinner one night, and he came at me very quickly dozens of times while I was lying (laying?) on the ground, shooting photos as rapidly as my camera would do it in the failing light of late summer dusk — while i did tricks and feats. I like this one better even than the ones of the bike on only its front wheel. For Photo Friday: Blur.
February 09, 2006
One of my favorite things to find on my favorite blogs is a group of links for my pleasure. But I feel like a nerd when I do it. For some reason. But screw it. I’m gonna do it anyway.
Flow to Bliss: Gary’s blog is back, with a new direction and gorgeous look. Inkmusings: Gary’s main blog is back. I’ve been looking forward to its return. Binky Boy: Fellow Carbondaley blogs his heart out.
Now, I really need to get off my ass and get my links sidebar thingy back up, but I’ve been waiting to get the theme the way I like it first. Since I’m up too early today and will undoubtedly be over-caffeinated, maybe this will get done today or tonight, regardless of the fact that my favorite show is on. Ha! Like there’s such a thing as over-caffeinated…