Raise the Minimum Wage, or Raise IQ? Should we raise the minimum wage for entry level jobs, or should we work to compassionately wean people off the welfare system? We currently have a eugenics program that increases our low IQ population. As a society advances, there is less and less need for low IQ jobs, […]
Thoughts Out of Season I ran across this photo and quote from Pablo Picasso that someone posted on FaceBook, and it reminded me of how postmodern mysticism manifests within the photography world: “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up,” – Pablo Picasso This is John […]
The Last Man: You Can See It In Our “Art”
What Memorial Day means to me My grandfather, Charles Ross Jines entered life eternal at 9:40 PM, Fathers Day, June 19, 2005. He was born to Charles Sr. and Lillian Jines on January 21, 1916. During the Great Depression, Charles was forced to leave formal education to work in the Chicago stock yards to help […]
What an awesome day. I took Bertha down to Corona where I worked my ass off taking the old house apart. A good friend stopped to help, and we had a few good laughs about how fucked up the world is today. My wife brought the truck when she got off work, and we packed […]
In the coolness of the desert morning my love she calls to me, awake! awake! awake! my love, for the day is ours to see!
4:05 AM… The desert is glowing bright as day in response to Moonlight’s loving gaze, as the dry grasses rattle in rhythmic rhyme, dancing in a sort of wild celebration of the early morning air.