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Where Is Home

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

In his A Global Soul Pico writes “We travel, some of us, to slip through the curtain of the ordinary, and into the presence of whatever lies just outside our apprehension. I fall through the gratings of the conscious mind and into a place that observes a different kind of logic.” Especially when we Stand and know that we are home. Transcendence… and pure Pico.

Wait

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

Set your dreams where nobody hides
Give your tears to the tide
No time
No time
There is no end, there is no goodbye

Disappear with night
No time
No time
No time
No time
No time

Is The Party Over In Turkey?

Monday, June 10th, 2013
Policemen are using real bullets now and one man was shot and killed in Ankara. This in addition to at least 3 others killed by beatings or tear gas. And scores hospitalized. Caught on tape, it's on YouTube. Erdogan ... [Continue reading this entry]

Chapuling In Turkey-We Are All Turks Now

Sunday, June 9th, 2013
Updated and amended daily since May 29, 2013 I was in Turkey for a month in February staying mainly with locals. My couchsurfing friends there have been criticizing the Prime Minister, Tayyip Erdogan, who has been dismantling the democracy that Ataturk ... [Continue reading this entry]

Better Make Way For The Young Folks in Egypt

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011
I have been glued to Aljazeera on my computer for a week. I am bleary-eyed. This youtube video posted today was a bit uplifting. Notice all the women.

How To Read A Book…And A Computer

Saturday, August 14th, 2010
Then. How to read a book: Now. How to read a computer:

Out Of A Job? Sign UP Here!

Friday, July 9th, 2010
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Arturo Rodriguez
www.colbertnation.com
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Want Beautiful Thai Girl?

Sunday, July 4th, 2010
To all foreign men who visit Thailand in search of a beautiful Thai girl who will "love you long time." The video is good but the comments are best.

1964 LBJ Daisy TV AD

Monday, May 24th, 2010
Embedding is disabled but remember this LBJ election TV ad when Johnson ran against Barry Goldwater in 1964?  It ran only once and then was banned.

Pongpat’s Tear-jerking Speech at Thai TV-Radio Awards

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Summer Wine

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah Makes My Heart Soar

Friday, April 17th, 2009

What Is Your Congressman doing?

Monday, March 23rd, 2009
Here's one of the reasons we desperately need campaign finance reform:

The Enemy That Almost Isn’t

Saturday, March 7th, 2009
Iran: The Enemy That Almost Isn't Posted: 23 Feb 2009 02:00 PM PST Crooks And Liars.com "One of the things that I've found most disconcerting about American news coverage of Iran is the complete disconnect between what our own (and international) intelligence reports ... [Continue reading this entry]

Inspiring Obama Video Going Viral

Monday, February 4th, 2008
Amy, the historian, and I were watching election returns on CNN when we came upon this incredible video.

“New Soul”

Saturday, January 26th, 2008
Enchanting lyrics sung by the Israeli singer...Yael Naim. It also happens to be the music behind the new Mac Air computer ad in the States.

“If I Should Fall From Grace With God”

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007
I used to play Shane McGowan and The Pogues...turn it up...and do housework. The kids, when they were little, would groan, plug their ears and beg me to ... [Continue reading this entry]

Tinariwen

Monday, December 10th, 2007
The Mali band Tinariwen has often toured with the likes of Santana and Robert Plant.

Watch People Paid To Attend The Gueleguetza

Friday, August 3rd, 2007
The Governor's people handed out money to those who attended the commercial Gueleguetza. The Governor wanted to make sure the auditorium was filled.

Best Travel Video I’ve Ever Seen

Monday, May 7th, 2007
Found this video on Bootsnall.com web site. It takes a while to preload so be patient. Turn the volume up and enjoy. And may it inspire you.

New Year’s In Las Vegas

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007
Went to Las Vegas to spend a week with my son Greg over New Year's. Greg and I went to bed New Years Eve at 10:30...he got called in at 1:30am for an emergency...a four year old had gotten ... [Continue reading this entry]

San Andreas Huayapam Fiesta

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006
Last week, with friends, I attended the annual San Andreas Huayapam Fiesta about 25 minutes northeast of Oaxaca City. Very well organized with a lot of people for such a small pueblo. There was a local band that ... [Continue reading this entry]

Women’s Marches

Friday, November 17th, 2006
In the middle of November there were a series of Women's Marches protesting the dead and disappeared and the assault of some women by the Federal (PFP) who had been occupying the Zocalo.

Hierve El Agua

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006
Last weekend I took Mica, Bardo and the kids from Hauyapam, and Charlie, who used to be a coffee bean roaster in Oaxaca in the 70's but now is a roaster in Canada and here for a few weeks, in ... [Continue reading this entry]

Oaxaca Students Battle PFP At University

Sunday, November 5th, 2006
At 8 in the morning the PFP advances upon the University of Oaxaca and begins firing at the radio and the university campus. Helicopters fly over and descend upon the radio university. At 9 in the morning 2 military convoys ... [Continue reading this entry]

Wedding Today In XoXo

Saturday, November 4th, 2006
Charly, Mica, Bardo, their kids and I went to a wedding today...a happy thing. Someone related to Mica. A professional couple. The wedding was in the very nice home of a relative...as is often the case the house ... [Continue reading this entry]

Police Take Over Zocalo

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Late in the night of October 29, the Federal Preventive Police (PFP) took over the Zocalo with tear-gas and tanks. The next morning there was an impromptu march with marchers confronting the police at every street entrance to the ... [Continue reading this entry]

4th Megamarch Of Teacher Strike

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
meramera0.jpg Photo From "Oaxaca Noticias" The local "Oaxaca Noticias" newspaper estimated 500,000 marchers at the 4th Oaxaca Megamarch...a historic event that included supporters from several neighboring states. Starting with a motorcycle cavalcade and many automobiles, the fourth ... [Continue reading this entry]

June 14 2006 Police Attack on Teachers

Sunday, June 18th, 2006
This is an eye witness narrative written by my friend Patricia Gutierrez from Queretaro who, with her luck and mine, visited me the night of the attack on the teachers in the Zocalo in Oaxaca City on June 14, my ... [Continue reading this entry]

Three Minute Wedding

Tuesday, October 18th, 2005
On a lovely Sunday, September 4, 2005, Bob and I followed Josh and Amy to a specialty jewelry store in our gentrified Cobble Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn to pick up their hand-crafted rings. Amy's mother, Debbie, works at a ... [Continue reading this entry]