Monthly Archives: November 2009

Tiger Woods’ Girl

Back in 1979 I was working at Hurrah’s, Manhattan’s only punk disco. My girlfriend, a blonde B Model from Buffalo, was rightfully jealous of my late hours. We had met at the Romantics’ concert. Lisa was so beautiful that I abandoned by live-in girlfriend for her. She was wrong to suspect my doing the same […]

Never No Ugly

There is nothing ugly; I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may, – light, shade, and perpective will always make it beautiful. John Constable

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Tower of Bubble

The global economy of the late-20th Century depended on unimpeded growth. Double-digit supports of production were extolled as paradigm’s of capitalistic success and 3rd World economies shed their backwater status with the dawn on the new millennium. Bigger, taller, larger, faster were the axioms for the new era of excess. Pattaya joined the frenzy with […]

The Seven Pillars of Nothing

In SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM TE Lawrence wrote about a visit to a desert castle. His host led the British officer through a series of room, each whose walls were permeated with frankincense, myrrh, and other exotic fragrances. They finally arrive at a very simple room. One window. It’s open to the desert. “What do […]