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”.

Jen Shyu VS Steph Chou

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Actually Steph Chou, who was written up in the recent Downbeat, reminds me of Patricia Barber.

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Deep blue sky over Oaxaca

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John Santos Machete VS Willow Teller shot pot

I passed through the plastic arts show yesterday afternoon just long enough to meet, in the courtyard of the Art Center, near the Oliveira bronze lady, Willow Teller, a young ceramicist from Palo Alto. I had noticed her work, a … Continue reading

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Caster Semenya on The Farm

One hundred eighteen years after university founder Leland Stanford hired Eadweard Muybridge to photo document and reveal mysteries of human and horse forms in motion, champion runner Caster Semenya comes to The Farm Angell Field Prefontaine Classic (!) Sunday to … Continue reading

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Rose B Simpson, Maria (black on black car) VS Steady Rollin’ Bob Margolin (blues man)

The name “Rose” could reference a fragrant flower or physical motion in this case upward. Whereas “Bob” could be a nicked name for “Robert” or the motion or path of a solid object of wood or plastic (and or captured … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Rock a a to z w

W World For Ransom is or was a Palo Alto based rock band featuring Billie Eyeball — her legal name for as long as I’ve known her — and Dave Womack as manager. Ray Poague, a Gunn 1980 graduate, played … Continue reading

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Dextra Quotskuyva, 1928-2019

The King Galleries in Phoenix list Dextra Quotskuyva, the great Hopi potter and epitome of the Nampeyo matrilineal descent of greatness, as having died this year. News to me. Coincidentally I had pulled from my shelf this morning for my … Continue reading

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