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Oct 07 Published in Little Stories by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
I read this story recently:
Oct 06 Published in Poems by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
The angel ofPurification came to me
I am no longer
the slave to intensity
Instead I am
Of satisfied desire
Image by Sulumith
Oct 05 Published in Philosophicalpolitical musings by Purple | Comment (2)
Purple - Give Me Some Purple Prose
In spite of my identity as a mix of red state and blue state, as an English teacher I bristle at the use of namby pamby language to cater to a supposed centrist audience. Not only the Bush Administration, but the main stream media, sucks the life blood right out of our language. Both are trying not to alienate their
Oct 05 Published in Poems by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
How glorious it feels
Moth to the flame
Only to have
My wings burned again
Oct 04 Published in wonders of nature, local color by Chris | Comment (3)
Being a programmer has definite benefits. Perl scripts to download and archive webcam images, and the ultra fabulous gifmerge utility to combine them into animated gifs.
There are a couple dozen webcams (that I know of) in the County, there's a
Oct 04 Published in Poems by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
Woke up this morning
Oct 02 Published in Reflections, Politics by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
This is the story of our Grandmothers and Great-grandmothers; they lived only 90 years ago.
Remember, it was not until 1920
that women were granted the right to go to the polls and vote.
The women were innocent and defenseless, but they were jailed nonetheless for picketing the White House, carrying signs asking for the vote.
And by the end of the night,
Oct 01 Published in Corporate History by Wordsmith | Comment (0)
As congress agrees to bail out Wall Street with our tax dollars whilst it implodes and against our wishes, it's important to understand an aspect of our American economic system and why it's such a mess.
In the beginning of the U.S., corprations were tightly regulated because their very structure was built to extract wealth out of the New World without
Sep 30 Published in Reflections, Quotes, Poems by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
I found this poem To Realize on my friend Emma's blog, JubileeFarms, and had to repost it here:
Sep 29 Published in Tattoos, Santa Cruz, Quotes by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
life in the circus ain't easy
Sep 28 Published in Little Stories by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
A man went to the hospital to have his wedding ring cut off from his dingaling.
According to the Nurse attending, the patient's girl friend found the ring in his pants pocket and she got so mad at him, she used petroleum jelly to slip the ring on his dingaling while he was asleep.
Sep 28 Published in local color by Chris | Comment (0)
Some pictures from the Memory Walk in Seascape. We ended up over shooting and walking an extra mile up the beach. I've never been down there either in Seascape the village or the beach.
We saw a couple of fishermen casting into the surf.
And we saw a lot of surfers just a few yards off the beach in the really shallow water where these cool little
Sep 27 Published in Little Stories by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
I just had the trippiest experience. Last night as I was coming home, I noticed a dog in the middle of the street. Big white dog, bit bigger than a lab, with a brown squishy face, and deep brown eyes. A group of teenagers were telling him to go home, but it
Sep 26 Published in Quotes by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
Toto, I don't think we're in Kansas anymore....
Sep 25 Published in Quotes by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
An unhappy marriage increases your chances of getting sick by 35% and shortens your life four years. Dr. John Gottman, a marriage researcher at the University of Washington-Seattle says, “I often think that if fitness fanatics spent just 10 percent of their weekly exercise time working on their marriages instead of their bodes they would get three times the
Sep 23 Published in Poems by RamblingRose | Comment (1)
It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living.
I want to know what you ache for
Sep 22 Published in Astrology by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
Libra: The Scales
An Interpersonal, Cardinal Air Sign
Sign of the Diplomat
Air Image: A Rainbow
Relates to Venus & The Seventh House
Soul Purpose: To cooperate with others
and to create balance & harmony
Key Phrase: “I Relate”
Collages for recycled altoid boxes
2.00" x 3.5"
Sep 21 Published in Little Stories, Jokes by RamblingRose | Comment (2)
Found this on Craigs List and just about spit out my milk:
My regular waxer was not available and I just could not bear the wild, untamed amazon bush jungle that my, well, bush had become for another day.
So I came to you on my lunch hour, Anonymous Vietnamese Waxer Lady who works at the cheapie nail place. We were mere strangers before this afternoon, but
Sep 20 Published in Poems by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
Sep 19 Published in Santa Cruz, local color, Little Stories by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
We were a colorful group that morning, the five of us. Chris, with her cat glasses and multiple facial piercings; Elijah (aka Lije), looking like the long red haired six foot elf that he is; my new friends - Katie & Rennick, family members of the Smiling Iguana Cafe; and me, you know me... a tattooed, spiky haired dyke who apparently lives under the