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Wonder Wheel 2

Saturday, July 31st, 2010


Friday, July 30th, 2010

The Painter

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

It may be merely a bridge to you.
But to the man with the canvas, it is Inspiration.
If you were having trouble finding your own inspiration, look to the very things you see every day in your own life, but look to them with an artist’s eye and see what you might never before have seen.

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

You’ve gotta wonder what they’re up to.
They look to be involved in deep, dangerous mischief.
A few others are off to the side smoking cigars.
One’s showing off their butterfly knife skills.
They are, for the record, quite skilled. Overly skilled, even. Excessively skillful.


Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Play Me, I’m Yours

Monday, July 26th, 2010

This was the piano I found.
This was the guy playing it.
He was good.
Later, a girl played it.
She was good, too, but not as colorful.

What’s outside your window?

Sunday, July 25th, 2010


Saturday, July 24th, 2010

It’s time to take a little break, a breath, a moment to yourself.
Even in the city, you can do this.
Turn the ringer off your phone, put your back to the building, lean against the car, take a deep breath, and don’t think.

Yeah, I said Don’t Think.  Just for a moment.

Pirates of Industry

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

A better title was suggested, so now it’s “Pirates of Industry”. Argh!


Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

Sometimes, a thing stands out.  Sometimes, that thing is flowers.
Sometimes, that thing is the color of a woman’s fingernails, or the taste of a sauce, or the aroma of cinnamon.
Part of the point, I think, is to take the time to notice the things that are meant to be noticed.
Another part of the point is […]

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