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Posted on March 23 at 2:16 p.m.
Cheney Moving to SB - Really?
Thanks, Nick Welsh, for last week's Poodle about Cheney's key role in the instigation of the Iraq War. And now he'll be moving to our quaint town - a sobering thought. Dick, maybe "We'll leave you alone here", as Nick suggests, but I hope your conscience (assuming you have one, which is probably foolish) will never ever let you rest and that not even your walled and gated mega-villa will grant you respite.
Perhaps you'll be chauffeured to Sterns Wharf some sunny Sunday and through the tinted glass of your armored limo will spy the gleaming crosses of Arlington West. Will you connect that sight with the fact that all the fallen symbolically lying there - and so many thousands more - died untimely deaths due to your vicious world view, inhumane greed and cruel tenacity? May our peaceful place not let you live the peaceful life which you destroyed for countless others.
On Distemper Fi
Posted on February 25 at 11:58 a.m.
And how much will that cost? I bet the fence and scaffolding and covering alone are already costing a bunch that could be better used for other art-supporting efforts. I love art and sculpture, but that piece never seemed successful in what it purports to be. Maybe in part that's due to its unfortunate location where no pedestrians ever come by except for some of the homeless population who have other things to worry about than the condition of a mediocre artwork. But driving by at that busy intersection doesn't allow for the right meditative mood that one would need to at least try to enjoy its effect. The beautiful mountain panorama behind it is magnificent enough in itself and doesn't need to be framed. It would work better in some architecural setting that needs enhancement, such as the Court House gardens or De La Guerra Plaza. - Can it be relocated as part of its refurbishment?
On Chromatic Gate Restoration Begins
Posted on December 1 at 11:15 a.m.
Dear italiansurg - I know you're being sarcastic, but nevertheless: I may not be a nuclear physicist but that doesn't mean I can't understand some credible articles coming out about this. I'll gladly share some links of requested.
But besides that, I lived in Berlin during Chernobyl. With our young kids we had just started our first organic garden in our backyard, and when the radioactive rains came we had to desert our neat rows of carrots and lettuce, and our son was so disappointed. And our 2 year old daughter couldn't understand why we suddenly dismantled the sandbox she and her friends loved playing in. Those were sad times. We also didnt dare eat wild mushrooms and berries for years, and venison was a no-no for years as well. So maybe that explains why I'm being quite attentive about the Fukushima radiation spreading, especially to our West Coast where I currently have another organic garden growing........ But I would LOVE to be proven totally wrong about this issue - so please present reliable evidence to the contrary (which means NOT Tepco sources, of course) Thanks -PL
On Greatest Potential Deed
Posted on July 12 at 1:18 p.m.
for some rainy, windy Saturday Drum Circles, Sadnah was the only woman there, single-handedly radiating the feminine energies to keep our circle balanced, joyful, energized, harmonious and peaceful. We were always grateful for and inspired by her smiling presence and spiritual presents.
Sorry I'll miss the memorial event - but loving thoughts to her and all Circlers.
On Sadnah Lembo: 1939-2012
Posted on July 12 at 8:25 a.m.
Greetings from Berlin Germany- So refreshing to see an entire nation commit to ending nuclear power. It CAN be done! They need to work out the kinks such as resorting to coal-based powerplants, but by increasing wind and solar power they will fill the energy gap in a few decades. Solar growing here exponentially even though much less sunlight than in California. Hmmm... what's wrong with that picture? Wake up, California, and shut down Diablo as a start!!!!!!!
On From Fukushima to Diablo Canyon
Posted on July 27 at 4:54 a.m.
Bob was a Tower of Power in his art and in his life, as well as a wellspring of consideration, one of the gentlest people I have had the privilege of knowing. He could be a difficult person when he fought for any of his many causes, but his causes always involved benefitting others beyond himself. Bob tirelessly supported his amazing family clan with the strength of a true chieftain, and in his final months was deeply rewarded by their unending support and love. Thanks, Bob, for being a mainstay of such a broad, many-fascetted community for so many wonderful years.
On Bob Potter, 1934-2010
Posted on July 23 at 1 a.m.
Bob was a Tower of Power in his art and in his life, as well as a wellspring of consideration, one of the gentlest people I have had the privilege of knowing. He could be a difficult person when he fought for any of his many causes, but his causes always involved benefitting others beyond himself. Bob tirelessly supported his amazing family clan with the strength of a true chieftain, and in his final months he was deeply rewarded by their unending support and love. Thanks, Bob, for being a mainstay of such a broad, many-fascetted community for so many wonderful years.
On Obituary for Bob Potter
Posted on June 13 at 1:35 a.m.
Re 'Take The Stage' , the website of Center Stage is .org, not .com - that's centerstagetheater.org - go there to find out more about the upcoming 20th Anniversary Bash and how to share memories, photos etc., about those twenty great years of performing arts.
On News to Yous
Posted on April 2 at 7:06 a.m.
All ticket proceeds go to Sarah House. So enjoy a good play while supporting an excellent cause! For more info please also see the PREVIEW article in the earlier Independent at:
and for tix go to centerstagetheater.com
On <em>One Day: Sarah House</em> at Center Stage Theater
Posted on March 29 at 6:12 a.m.
See informative Indi preview article at:
On <em>One Day: Sarah House</em> -- 03/29/09 at Center Stage Theater
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