Category art and photography

Standing Alone

Standing Alone Standing alone, on the shores of iniquity I prepare for the wave… The wave of deceit The wave of greed The wave of immorality The wave of dishonor Standing alone, on the shores of despair I wave goodbye… Goodbye to truth Goodbye to honor Goodbye to nature Goodbye to future Standing alone, on […]

The River Of No Return

The River Of No Return Part I In America there flows a river… called The River Of No Return A place where I had the great privilege of many life lessons to learn The incredible beauty of nature, and life’s harsh realities too The unending importance of balance… understood, it would seem, by too few […]

Lone Pine Lament

Lone Pine A tree stands alone, where there once was a forest No bird in her branches… no nest in her boughs A tree stands alone, just waiting there for us To come to our senses, and save ourselves now She’s done all she can do, there’s nothing left for her Her companions are gone, […]

The Equation… or Partly Sunny With a 100% Chance of Misdirection

The Equation… or Partly Sunny With a 100% Chance of Misdirection I haven’t been an internet researcher for very long… only since 2011, when I began spending a lot of time surfing the web and dipping into the data stream.  I was a naive traveler through that great warren of rabbit holes, assuming most people […]

Exposing Tyranny: 25 Ways The Truth Is Suppressed via The Rules of Disinformation

Some Helpful Tips on Recognizing Disinformation (bear in mind that this was written 15 years ago… it is not a new phenomenon): Twenty-Five Ways To Suppress Truth: The Rules of Disinformation (Includes The 8 Traits of A Disinformationalist) by H. Michael Sweeney – copyright (c) 1997, 2000 All rights reserved (Revised April 2000) link: http://www.whale.to/m/disin.html […]

Harney County Hijinks

Harney County Hijinks or… This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land (author’s note: I began this article during the early stages of the Malheur occupation… it is now over a month later and some of the article has been updated to reflect events up to the point of the shooting of Robert […]

Rediscovering John Denver

Rediscovering John Denver (a work in progress) Preface October 12, 2015 It’s looking like today is not going to be a very good day…  for one, it is the 18th anniversary of John Denver’s untimely death.  A tragic moment for humanity, whether we realize it or not.  I woke up this morning and decided to […]