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In Memoriam: Howard Albert

Note:  Written March 3, 2004.

Howard used to sit at the end of the bar in the old Albatross pub in Berkeley — alone usually, on the short leg of the bar’s L shape.  1,633 more words

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I am unsure exactly when the wish for myself as a child to meet my parents as children began. But the desire has only grown stronger as I have grown, and they have drifted apart. 382 more words

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The Quilt In Progress

I have  started the block trimming and sewing.    Lots of scraps!  But now that I have a decent place to work with a cement floor, it’s much easier to keep things swept up… 237 more words



Going through my old journals. This is from July of 2008, before I formally oathed myself to Lucifer:

“Lu has really been on my mind alot this week, though, and I don’t know why.

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Ah, Yes, I Remember It Well....

From "Gigi" (1958)
Honore  & Mamita sing to each other:  

H: We met at nine
M: We met at eight
H: I was on time
M: No, you were late
H: Ah, yes, I remember it well
We dined with friends
M: We dined alone
H: A tenor sang
M: A baritone
H: Ah, yes, I remember it well
That dazzling April moon! 494 more words

Sometimes I wonder what drives me to recover the lost facts, uncover the tales hidden by unidentified eyes.  This story, the recovery of a life lost, speaks to that urgency, that insatiable hunger to know yourself by recognizing an ancestor.   19 more words

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spring break

I’m off on Spring Break. There will be no school, no studio, no work and very little technology. A real and true break from everyday life. 15 more words