Category Archives: this blue marble

means either geography as in something far away, as the blue marble is like a globe; or means environmental per se like recycling, pollution, green — ok, maybe should be a subcategory of “green marble”? formerly I wrote “this round marble” by mistake and then covered by linking posts to “geometry”. An oblique Jimmy Dale Gilmore Jesse Winchester reference through “Big blue Ball”.

We are the world

Gertrude Stein said I write for myself and strangers. As I sit the world around me is increasing, approaching 9 billion souls and bodies. I am actually South County today, so we are more like 2 million not the 60,000 … Continue reading

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Because I was reading Jerry Mander ’In The Absence of The Sacred’ (1992), Dr. Cindy Russell put me in charge of the ‘Earthwise Traditions’ section of Stanford’s Earth Day, and that led directly to me founding a company Earthwise Productions”

   

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Every day is Earth Day: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and, especially Sunday, April 24, with MC Lars and Matt The Electrician, in Palo Alto

  Small Is Beautiful: A Study of Economics As If People Mattered I’m producing an Earth Day concert Sunday 2 p.m. at Mitchell Park Bowl.  I’m writing early Wednesday morning, or Tuesday night, depending how you look at it. So … Continue reading

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Slopestyle, freeski or just peoples

I met FoxFace from “Hunger Games” at Coupa Cafe in Palo Alto – – three feet where I am sitting right now as I write this. I had no idea who she was — a movie star — I only … Continue reading

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Please welcome the SF VZ NYC Albuquerque Baltimore Kalamazoo jazz collective

SF Jazz collective members’ home towns: Chris Potter music director, tenor & soprano saxophonesChicago/South Carolina/NYC David Sánchez tenor saxophone Puerto Rico/NYC Etienne Charles trumpet Trinidad/Detroit Warren Wolf vibraphone Baltimore/Boston/NYC Edward Simon piano Venezuela/Philadelphia/NYC/Kalamazoo/maybe Bay Area these days? Matt Brewer bass OKC/ALBQ/NYC/Toronto Kendrick Scott drums … Continue reading

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Saying ’tah-tah’ to Desmond Tutu

Not sure why my mind flashed to Bhi Bhiman singing about the circa 1990 assasination of Bobby Saele but here goes:     I’m not sure we’re all these items for together But I guess when you die it’s better … Continue reading

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Happy chanukah and happy 147th birthday, in advance, dead French author Colette aka Gigi

There’s a group of four scholars here at the Cafe on Middlefield, one of whom has two books cracke (open) simultaneously; they are reading “Gigi” in the original — talk about cognate — and are charmingly subtle counter-revolutionaries. The woman … Continue reading

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[I had a different headline here but it was ambiguous that I am sympathetic to the victims of sexual assault in Ann Arbor]

ed to ad an hor later: I wrote Geiger back to say “nevermind”. Also, I know that the agent of Trevor Noah does not get 10 percent of gross, as much as he may deserve such.   and another reason … Continue reading

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Dave Douglas in Berlin, Anoushka Shankar in Hamburg

FIRST I’LL TAKE HAMBURG THEN I’LL TAKE BERLIN; or, I’m Your Gent Two great shows, for all you Germans and your superfast touring sedans and the highway: Anouska Shankar in Hamburg, Dave Douglas in Berlin. Auto-something. Precision auto, if I … Continue reading

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Mdou v Mary

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