Hello there, wonderful. So glad you decided to drop by. Won’t you stay awhile?
Banksy’s take on bankers:
Along these lines, check out an anthropologist’s article on the history of money and debt. Unsurprisingly, violence, war, slavery, and control are all central themes in its creation and evolution. A long, but fascinating read.
Pretty much the opposite of that, is this.
Wood powered cars have been around since the 1920s.
The man who helped develop military-grade pepper spray is appalled at how our “police” are (mis)using it to assault the people they should be protecting.
And, finally: frogs. They’re pretty much awesome:
I’ll keep on blogging, because, you know what? It feels good. And right.
Be well, fair reader. Until mañana.
Thanks to those of you writing in! Here is one of my favs:
From: Mr.Muntari Yeboah email@example.com
Subject: Hello Friend
I am contacting you again, regarding a substantial amount of inheritance funds belonging to my late client whom you share the same SURNAME with, Please email me for more information: Regards, Muntari
Awesome! I’m on it! I could use a little extra cash, seeing how the economy has ground to halt. (Don’t worry, I won’t get started with the political stuff. (Not just yet anyway…))
I came across this gem from the tumblr-o-sphere.
This made me chuckle (via the New Yorker):
So, yeah, that just about wraps up another “blog ‘post’”.
I do want to say, though, that every
day moment is an opportunity to be reborn. It’s all too easy to get trapped in our own perceptions and judgements. These can become habits, and pretty soon we think we’re worthless and powerless. We con ourselves into giving up our freedom, ideas, time, creativity, in exchange for …
Keep on sending stuff in, everyone. I’m loving the love, and I love to love you!
I know you’re there. I see you on teh [sic] google analytics. So I’mma keep postin’ stuff.
What’s going on? Well, I’ll tellya, a lot has happened since MG. I’ve got a doosy of a story to tell you about that, but I’m still writing it.
8 years. Dubya out. Obama in. The world warmed up a bit. The friendsters, then the myspaces, twitters, and facebooks came. I’ve got those!
Also, other stuff:
Email me links, ideas, photos, videos, love, what-have-you.
It’s me, –j.
It’s been, oh, almost a decade since I’ve written anything for the web. I feel strange. And old. And…
…How are you?
Any MG fans out there?
Anyone at all?
I feel like I’m talking to…nobody…
Prove me wrong: drop me a line: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yes, and send me stuff too.
I do miss you.