The artist Cryptomystic Taste of despair in his mouth flavors all but he hides it He believes in worlds Others cannot imagine Sees patterns and conspiracies Where others see only noise. The gimlet eye penetrates deep into higher planes of consciousness But he cannot live there He wants the secret code that helps him break … Continue reading
Megan McArdle, (not my favorite writer mostly because she overestimates her own intelligence) has a very strong article at bloomberg. If you want Wal-Mart to have a labor force like Trader Joe’s and Costco, you probably want them to have a business model like Trader Joe’s and Costco -- which is to say that you … Continue reading Wal-Mart’s Business Model vs Costco, Trader Joe’s & Quiktrip
How long into the future do concerns travel their suitcases full with cause a steady eye on their destination before they stop unpack their worries and rest. What have they saved across their projection in time endangered species, works of art science, technology, the planet? It is noble to care for the generations hence born … Continue reading
As the days shorten I've noticed that many of the poets (not all) who were quiet throughout late summer have started to write more. The decline in light perhaps triggers a creative urge? Ineluctable I would bet.
If you work for a major corporation and you working extended hours, which has been called "volunteer time" this article at CNN should convince you, you're working too hard and in vain. It also explains rising inequality. It's the primary reason I left corporate America five years ago. I just wasn't seeing the reward for … Continue reading Stop Killing Yourself
The landscape of memories are melting Would there be time without change? Or change if nothing endured it? The things that endure across time persist like memories of love They are free, ungrounded Passing like butterflies on a drowsy afternoon
The world is populated with people who are more concerned about what others are doing than what is going on in their own families. They are known as a busybody, meddler, marplot, buttinsky, nosy parker, yenta, snoop etc., you get the point. A certain class of these people will also imagine that they are smarter … Continue reading Masterminds!