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Oct 13 Published in Untagged by member655515 | Comment (0)
Dan's blog - Shingu, JAPAN; 10/14/08
So are Shingu, Japan and Santa Cruz California really sisters? Outwardly it appears so. Both are coastal. Both are bathed in natural beauty with a rich cultural texture.
Both are geographically isolated though Shingu is much more so - it is more than four hours from Nagoya airport by bus. The drive reminded me of the
Oct 12 Published in Quotes by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
Oct 12 Published in Mental Health by Wordsmith | Comment (0)
In an earlier post I wrote about Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) and how it affects me, especially the disorientation and heightened sensitivity to loud noises which has caused me to stay indoors these last two to three months. But last Friday, I went to Aqua Bleu after work to meet up with my friend and former coworker, Dave, and after we had
Oct 11 Published in Untagged by SmileyFaced | Comment (0)
Global Day of Action against Data Retention
[en] Global Day of Action against Data Retention
[en] October 11th: Global Day of Action against Data Retention
Today, October 11th,
Oct 10 Published in Quotes by RamblingRose | Comment (0)
I am a dancer. I believe that we learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. In each it is the performance of a dedicated precise set of acts, physical or intellectual, from which comes shape of achievement, a sense of one's being, a satisfaction of
Oct 09 Published in Untagged by Shingu2008 | Comment (0)
Oct 08 Published in Untagged by The Editor | Comment (0)
1. Benefit of Cruzio Membership: *Your* Downloads Aren't Throttled
Oct 08 Published in wonders of nature, local color by Chris | Comment (0)
Here's a panorama of part of the Gateway School Life Lab garden:
The Life Lab Science Program is based here in Santa Cruz, learn more here.
Caprice Potter works with the kids in the Gateway garden in the elementary school grades. Kids learn about plants and insects, the lifecycle and the food cycle in a hands-on fashion. Projects which really bring it all
Oct 08 Published in Quotes by RamblingRose | Comment (2)
For me, Pagan spirituality and a sex-positive philosophy are not different; they flow together like yin and yang, providing a support that helps me view the world. Together, they give me a lens with which to view the world, a belief system, a set of ethics, and a finely-tuned language. Within Paganism there is room for honoring all kinds of sexual
Oct 07 Published in wonders of nature, local color by Chris | Comment (1)
Here's a panorama I took of a crap view on my lousy commute to work.
Boy, some days it just doesn't pay to get out of bed.
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