Assorted Ideas, Large & Small
Table of contents
- Right Now…
- Dream Within A Dream: Reality Phases In, Dashes Out
- Meme Advisory: Elbow Ass Distinction Disorder — EADD — Rages Across the U.S.
- Fixing America: How To Do It Really Fast
- This Is Big: Reopening New York City, Whitney Museum of American Art
- The Largest Idea
- Assorted Ideas, Large & Small That Stuck
- All Those Big Things We Don’t Know
- Is Paul Selig The Esther Hicks We Wanted…?
- What Really Happens When You Die?
- Assorted Ideas, Large & Small, In Verse…
Assorted Ideas, Large & Small came from ordinary beginnings.
“We could certainly slow the aging process down if itWill Rogers
had to work its way through Congress.“
Two things you never want to see being made: One’s sausage, and the other is law.Pat D’Addio, NYS Office of General Services
A new novel…
“Jim said there were two types of people in the world, those who knew that Moby Dick was a book and those who believed it was either a venereal disease or erectile malfunction.”
Love does not conquer all. Ideas do. All the world’s first something different, an idea, and it comes to life as a thing, lots of things.
Power of Now?
NOW? The moment everyone wants to be anchored in and seems so powerful is as much an illusion as is past and future. Think about it. NOW can’t even exist without them. It promotes a distorted indulgence in self without context or wisdom. It’s infantile. Wake up to the fullness of life, enjoy it all. It’s where you really live, whether you like it or not. A Million Different Things…
There is a road, no simple highway Between the dawn and the dark of night And if you go no one may follow That path is for your steps alone Ripple, Robert Hunter/Jerry Garcia
One more reason I love Saul Bellow…
In The Life of Saul Bellow, by Zachary Leader, we learned that when Bellow’s son Greg was 2, “Bellow taught him to point first to his ass, then to his elbow, declaring him ‘Smarter than most Harvard graduates.’”
This was the origin of EADD: Ass Elbow Distinction Disorder.
Roughly a decade ago, a pair of writer friends invited me to join them in an out on borders project. Posting ideas, that is, in a group blog, original and off the beaten path, but one that might reset a paradigm if it reached enough eyeballs.
They called it The Thirteenth Edge but never explained why. They also soon lost their enthusiasm, but I didn’t.
And from there, Assorted Ideas, Large & Small was born.
I worked on it, off and on, then moved it over here on WordPress, a better environment for anyone who loves the play of images and ideas..
The Largest Idea
Everything Is Connected
Assorted Ideas, Large & Small That Stuck
All Those Big Things We Don’t Know
Is Paul Selig the Esther Hicks we wanted? Contrasts are stark, but most are clearly between consistency (Selig) and contradiction (Hicks.) Read…
Assorted Ideas, Large & Small, In Verse…
Well, maybe there's a God above But all I've ever learned from love Was how to shoot somebody who outdrew ya Hallelujah/Leonard Cohen