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Gravity's Pull


In a short matter of hours, I've been drawn back to the graphics from my original home page. Batman and Tinky, truth be told, are more at home in my other blog, Residual Culture. Maybe it's having grown up around heavy machinery. Originally my dad ran an excavation company, so…

A Daoist Immortal


There are probably common folktale variants on Liu An’s dogs ascending to heaven. But it’s a good fit with Daoism since so many strains of Daoism stress configuring oneself with the given. Liu An’s dogs (and Liu An himself, for that matter) act or “way-make” appropriately given the environment in…

Pants on Fire


So once I settled on an image, my original quote didn't work. I felt that Batman & Tinky Winky needed the counterbalance of a more serious quote. Serves me right for being inclined to give text primacy over images. Here's the quote I originally planned on: "The teeth being harder…

And the Winner Is …


Went to sleep and woke up thinking of an appropriate quote for the masthead. Even knowing it could be changed, I still had a tough time. I wanted something thought-provoking without being pretentious; something that reflected my goals without being pedantic. Some also-rans:“The fox condemns the trap, not himself.” –William…