how sweet the sound
that saved a wretch like me!
I once was lost,
but now am found;
but now can see.
‘Twas grace that taught my heart to fear,
and grace my fears relieved.
-John ... more
- We never close,but sometimes we have a hard time opening.Too much serious, useless thinking amountingto nothing. How many thoughts have youactually acted upon? Each time you take a stepyou don't think: "There's another one." ... more
- With seemingly non-stop bouncing around from one 4-5 day gig to another -- and a soon-to-be- finally -taken summer trip with my family -- I've been falling greatly behind a bit in my posts... That being said, this recent ... more
- Shakespeare, Hemingway, Beethoven,Bukowski and Huang Po all arise on anotherplanet to continue their beauty and sarcasm.If humans disappear like dinosaurs, no oneleft to weep, not even a memory, so noworries, no problems. Hunter Thompson ... more
- When Kennedy was shot,America knew that something was wrong.America tried to deny it....denial....the sixties,civil rights, counterculture...America couldstill make things right...there was a new hope,things would get better...Vietnam was over....then Nixon, Reagan, deregulation, as ... more
- Short Abbe Hills + Lisbon. 75 minutes. 10 miles.
Felt very sluggish and tired. Extra slow and easy run.
- Treadmill. 22 minutes. 3 miles.
- Is it bribery to pay terrorists not to terrorize?
Nigeria 'resumes' payments to oil militants in Niger Delta
Nigeria's government has resumed cash payments to militants in the oil-rich Niger Delta, officials have said.
The move is seen as an ... more
So early it’s almost dark out.
I’m near the window with coffee,
and the usually early morning stuff
that passes for thought.
When I see the boy and his friend
walking up the road
to deliver the newspaper.
They ... more
- " Never put off until tomorrow the eternity of now.""A stich in time is timeless.""A penny saved...who saved it?""Neither a borrower nor a lender exists.""Love means never having to say anything.""A bird in the ... more
- You'd think I could write a poem,since that's what I do, or, shouldI say, that's what happens.Where do they come from?Haven't been many lately.Sometimes they come in bunches,like grapes...what a delight to see ... more
- Does Mexico have a federal system or a unitary system? What would it be called if the teachers' union controlled public schools? Would the school still be public? This issue deserves more investigation. Do you have experience in Mexican schools ... more
- Town + Track. 46 minutes. 7 miles.
Very warm and humid! Warm-up 2 miles plus 4x100 strides. Then 12 x 400 w/ 1 minute rest: 77-80 (avg. 78.8, rest avg. 56.1 sec). Besides the tough conditions, felt pretty good! Cool-down ... more