« In The Vortex » is an energetic instrumental put together while toying with ideas leftover from « Informaëlstrom »…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 21, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Los Angeles already has a ban on sodas in school vending machines and cafeterias. Now Councilman Mitchell Englander has proposed putting an end to soda vending machines in Los Angeles parks and libraries, the Los Angeles Times reports.
While the move comes on the tail of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposal to ban oversize sodas in the city’s restaurants, movie theaters, stadiums and street carts, the LA Times asserts Englander’s proposal is nothing like Bloomberg’s…Continue
Hi everyone, Is there a book out there that explains the Indian culture that would be good to read? I would like to know more about the spirituality part...i also like the Indian art too.
I love nature and find that being in nature is very healing...I appreciate all suggestions!
In « Rapids, » the third part of « The Dam, » the protagonist/narrator is being carried from a mostly…Continue
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« Asking For A Miracle » is a short instrumental arranged for acoustic instruments, and written in a time of…Continue
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The central character of this week's instalment of The Threshold Series is Rahu Lüli, the young cenobite from Kõrgus.
At the beginning of the chapter, the teenager is getting ready to leave the monastery, and he ponders the events that have led him to believe that he has found the…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 15, 2012 at 6:18pm — No Comments
(« Dante and Beatrice gaze upon the highest Heaven » by Gustave Doré)
« Waking In Heaven » is a short instrumental about learning to trust life and allowing it to do its thing so we can end up…
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 14, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
(« Source de la Moselle à Bussang » by Didier Misson)
« The Dam » is a 22-minute long suite in 8 movements that uses the metaphor of water flowing from source to ocean to illustrate the process…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 11, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments
MY GRANDSON ZAC LOST HIS MOTHER WEDNESDAY. MY SON CALLED AND TOLD ME THAT ZAC'S MOTHER HAD PASSED AWAY. SHE HAD BEEN IN THE HOSPITAL FOR A MONTH AND SHE HAD A BLOOD CLOT AND WHEN THEY WENT IN FOR GET IT THE DR FOUND OUT THAT SHE HAD A TEAR IN HER HEART. THEY HAD HER ON LIFE SUPPORT AND ZAC AND HIS BROTHER HAD TO DECIDE TO TURN THE MACHINE OFF. AND SHE PASS AWAY. HER BROTHER TONY POSTED ON HER FB PAGE THAT SHE PASSED AWAY @ 9:57PM. SHE PASS AWAY THE DAY AFTER ZAC'S BIRTHDAY. HIS BIRTHDAY WAS…Continue
The sixteenth chapter of « 2206 : Window Onto A New World » features the scientific facilities of Veshtar, and revolves around Bernard Sturn.
At the end of an all-nighter, weary of responding to video emails, the famous space engineer takes a break to rest his eyes, and…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 8, 2012 at 1:35pm — No Comments
The heaped branches were kindled, and the roar of the flames and sizzle of sap drowned out the sound of all else as the rapt gathering backed away from the raging conflagration to form a six-deep circle. They watched eagerly, as first Ariana’s wet clothing steamed and then ignited.
Twisting and straining, her frantic efforts were ineffectual against the chains that held her pinioned to the green oak stake. Her wailing became a strident inhuman scream as her…
Bird Droppings June 4, 2012
How do we see things?
When I spend time alone with my granddaughter who is now eighteen months old we communicate in a sort of pointing fingers, hand signs, words, facial gestures and occasionally a pop pop I will show you what I want look as she picks up the item. She is learning much like setting a dry sponge on a table with a puddle of water and it is soaking up. I am amazed each time I see her at how much more she has learned in a week. As I sat…Continue
Added by Frank Bird on June 7, 2012 at 6:09pm — No Comments
« Reinfused » is basically a rehash of outtakes and already presented material. This comparatively short instrumental piece with an emphasis on shifting time and forward movement is intended to suggest a surge of energy that allows the removal of obstacles which prevent progress, and thus permits a successful completion.
Here is the related poetry…Continue
(« The Winged Man » by Odilon Redon)
« The Winged Life » takes its name from William Blake's poem « Eternity » :
He who binds himself to a joy
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This week's instalment of the Threshold Bookcast takes place in Hasania, the so-called artificial state governed by Omar Malaki.
As the chapter begins, we find Richard Ramsay, the legendary Conservative leader, entertaining himself around the estate of his wealthy hosts, while he waits to…Continue
Added by Christopher Stewart on June 1, 2012 at 3:54pm — No Comments
In the end, we only regret chances we didn't take & mistakes we've all made. The relationships we were too scared to have and the decisions we waited too long to make! There comes a time in your life when you realise who matters, who doesn't, who never did and who always will!
An old Cherokee Indian was teaching his grandchildren about life. He said to them, "A battle is raging inside me ... it is a terrible fight between two wolves. One wolf represents fear, anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority and ego. The other stands for joy, peace, love, hope, sharing, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, friendship, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion and faith."
The old man…
Added by Jenny Cool on May 30, 2012 at 5:21pm — No Comments
(Detail from « American Quilt » by Natasha2006)
When I complete a composition there are often unused ideas left. Some of those I find actually pretty good but if I can’t see how to fit them into the piece then there’s not much choice but to discard them.…Continue
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