Monthly Archives: December 2013

What have we here?

The Blind Men and the Elephant by John Godfrey Saxe (1816–1887) (Based upon a Hindu Parable) It was six men of Indostan To learning much inclined, Who went to see the Elephant (Though all of them were blind), That each … Continue reading

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Sweet Fern’s Evolution

Sweet Fern Productions | see also their Whale Fall

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John Lennon – Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

May I be a guard for those who need protection A guide for those on the path A boat, a raft, a bridge for those who wish to cross the flood May I be a lamp in the darkness A … Continue reading

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New Music From Kamelmauz – Apparently

My music making alter ego is: Kamelmauz. He does sonic experiments and lets me produce and issue them on Duty Free Records. Finally, these records are issued on Bandcamp, in one of two locations. Got it? There today exist fourteen … Continue reading

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ScoopIt: Experiential Learning

ScoopIt: Experiential Learning – curated by sq1learning – thus by yours truly Among the flurry of primary and secondary experiential learning activities that will define my direction in 2014, this may be the least of ’em. Alternately, it may be … Continue reading

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Symmetry Series: Here We Are

2013 Here We Are SCalhoun; photograph and post-processing

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It’s Cold Outside + Teaching Cartoon

Even yours truly, being a ‘nary a Christian,’ and by reputation being also a mildly notorious Christmas season curmudgeon, can warm up to this video. “I’m too ME to die.” is typical Snoopy, in Snoopy’s ‘French’ mode. These two cartoons … Continue reading

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How Fire Is Made

Alan Alda and The Center for Communicating Science for creating such an educational and creative venue! Thus I heard. On one occasion the Blessed One was living at Gaya, at Gayasisa, together with a thousand bhikkhus. There he addressed the … Continue reading

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What Remains

Zazen on the Mountain The birds have vanished down the sky. Now the last cloud drains away . We sit together, the mountain and me, until only the mountain remains. Li Po (701-762 )  

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Nelson Mandela

Blues for a Hip King – Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya 1985 Any man that tries to rob me of my dignity will lose. -Nelson Mandela Something a martial artist would say. And, so he was, and Mandela was a man … Continue reading

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Teaching Cartoon: Two On ‘Timing’ & a Tale

Only Enough Time to Get Where You Stand, Right The captain of a ship received a message one night, “Change your direction 15 degrees North to avoid collision”. A little indignant, the captain replied, “I am the captain of a … Continue reading

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THE VOID (trailer)

“THE VOID” Panoramic interactive projection, 4.0 surround sound Saint-Petersburg, Russia Loft Project Etagi gallery May, 2013 behance.net/gallery/THE-VOID/11871447 Audiovisual installation “Void” is an attempt to visualize the idea of emptiness. Emptiness here is regarded not as an absence of everything, but … Continue reading

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