And here we go again.

OK, this time I’ll actually get to posting more than twice a month. I say that every time. And of course, it didn’t happen. Not that it makes any difference-I use this primarily as a memory aid and a link farm.

C’s birthday Mon.-didn’t do much. I like my family a lot. Obama is visiting today and tomorrow-the forecast is for really, really bad traffic. I’m leaving early today. Worked from home Fri. Our car is on its last legs-we looked at new ones Sat., got a decent interest rate. New church Sun, E & M to Avengers, shop, failed with Mother’s Day gift. Miserable Mon., dentist’s Tues., got my new crown. Bought a car Thurs., Fri, Sat., E went out with friends’, church Sun., contentious meeting.
And the week has gone by, again. Letterman retired, watching the last show. Early Fri., hanging out. Cleaning, Sat., shop for C’s trip, church Sun., E drove C to trip Mon., pretty quiet. House is pretty clean, put up a screen on the front door, neighbors are getting evicted, woke up to something going on outside-police loudspeaker, didn’t go out to investigate… and it’s Thurs., busy, C at Outward Bound, E going away this weekend, busy Sat coming up. And it went pretty well-ran errands with S, took C to a friends’, took S and friend to playtime, picked them up, church Sun, picked up C then E’s friends’ son, back home. So, so, so tired Mon., worked from home Tues., picked up E from church. Quiet Weds., got dog poop on my shoe.

Links:

The Nightmarish Future for American Jobs and Incomes Is HereHow to revive the American DreamWhite America’s Greatest DelusionThe Real Divide in AmericaThe Big Picture: 10 Ideas to Save the EconomyYou Cannot Be a Republican and a ChristianRise of the GOP’s Culture-War ZombiesA Nation of SnitchesThe Secret History of American ReligionWatch Robert Reich Completely Lay To Rest, Once And For All, A Key Gop Talking Point, How We Can Stop the Oligarchs’ Onslaught to Take Control of EverythingThe GOP’s Food Stamp HypocrisyDebunking the “Nation of Takers” MythRobert Scheer and Chris Hedges on the Military-Industrial-Intelligence Complex, US Democracy in Serious DeclineThe U.S. On The Edge of RebellionThe Pathology of the Rich White Family7 Things People Who Say They’re ‘Fiscally Conservative But Socially Liberal’ Don’t UnderstandLiberalism Fails Against Racism, Inequality and State TerrorismThe Happiness IndustryOur Mania for Hope Is a CurseJesus Is a Political PrisonerScience Proves the Government Doesn’t Give a Shit About YouThe Corporate Assault on Public EducationWhy Millions of Americans Feel Like They Have No Power Over Their LivesNeoliberalism Has Created New System of Dual Citizenship for the Poor and the 1%You’ve Been ScammedAre Americans Too Stupid For Democracy?Why Americans Know So Much About Sports But So Little About World AffairsThe Pathology of the Rich White FamilyAmerica’s Mania for Positive Thinking and Denial of Reality Will Be Our Downfall, The Worst of All Possible WorldsDelusionary Thinking in WashingtonThe 6 Economic Facts of Life in America That Allow the Rich to Run off with Our WealthWhatever Happened to Antitrust?Karl Marx Was RightThe Fascinating Differences Between the Conservative and Liberal Personality

Listening to:

Aphex Twin, Simple Minds, insanic4, Bhagavad Gita, Gamelan Orchestra of the Yogyakarta Royal Palace, Tchaikovsky, Frank Zappa, Pat Metheny, Akashic Crow’s Nest, David Bowie, The Orb, Bauhaus, Adrian Belew, Mickey Hart, The Tibetan Book of the Dead, Art Of Noise, Flaming Lips, Steve Roach, Robert Fripp, chen zimbalista/oron schwartz, Kansas, Jefferson Starship, Allan Holdsworth, Shakti, Peter Gabriel, Brian Eno, Tuxedomoon, Drepung Tehor Khangtsen, Master Musicians of Jajouka, Tool, KMFDM, Fiona Apple, Aphex Twin, Brooklyn Rider, Frank Zappa, Amorphous Androgynous, attack attack attack, Brannan Lane, Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos, Throbbing Gristle, Albert Ortega, Al Di Meola, Bruford Levin Upper Extremities, John Lennon, Ludwig van Beethoven, Hole, Thomas Dolby, Brian Eno – David Byrne, Kate Bush, Yoshikazu Iwamoto, Steve Roach & Loren Nerell, Constance Demby, R.E.M., Genesis, Greg Baumont, Smashing Pumpkins, Jimi Hendrix, K.M. Krebs, Brahms, Djinnestan, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, Gus Gus, Bhagavad Gita, Anne Clark, Beck, Renaldo & The Loaf, Steve Roach, Residents, Todd Rundgren, The Pretenders, Bhagavad Gita, Jane’s Addiction, Philip Glass, Legendary Pink Dots, Megadeth, Debussy, Craig Padilla, The Tibetan Book of the Dead, Peter Gabriel, Disturbed, Art Of Noise, Bhagavad Gita, Earth Sounds, art bears, Mozart, Gentle Giant, Aphex Twin, Peter Gabriel, The Future Sound of London, Gamelan, Steve Roach, Village of Ketewel, Kronos Quartet, Harold Budd & Brian Eno, Genesis, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, The Chemical Brothers, Touch 33, mystified, Nine Inch Nails, J. S. Bach, Karawitan, Eno, Brian & David Byrne, David Hudson, Future Sound of London, Gamelan Semar Pegulingan, Mystified, Constance Demby, Amorphous Androgynous, Steve Reich, The Tibetan Book of the Dead, Emergency Broadcast Network, George Harrison, Japan, Megadeth, Tool, Bhagavad Gita, Jean-Luc Ponty, The Upsetters, Peter Gabriel, Brian Eno – David Byrne, bill douglas, c. krumov, Centrozoon, Rage Against The Machine, Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos, Eno-Byrne, Shostakovich, mystified, Tori Amos, Gamelan Mitra Kusuma, Cult, Todd Rundgren, Michael Stearns, Daniel Lanois

 

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