Thursday, March 12, 2009
SUSHI TRAGEDY...and notes...and a New Blog Feature
When Karin Jurick presented us with a photo of a plate of sushi for this DSFDF challenge, I breathed a sigh of relief, thinking that maybe I could wade through this one without pulling as many hairs as I did on the last challenge. I like to put a little humor in some of my paintings, but I looked at the sushi and asked myself, "What on earth could be funny about a plate of sushi?". I love seafood, but as far as I'm concerned, the sushi could have stayed in the ocean...it didn't need to die on my account. DIED? Some poor Mamafish's little scaly, slimer. How Sad...HOORAY!!! Inspiration. And here it is.
Note One...Blowing My Own Horn....My sister, my kids, several friends, and Pokey and TacoBelle have encouraged me to promote my other blog "The View From The Volcano". They think it's hilarious, but what do they know. All I know is I have fun writing it. I'm currently journaling my last trip to Bocas del Toro, Panama...a truly unforgettable experience. If ya get time sometime, visit there.
Note Two...Blowing YOUR own Horn...Windows to the Words is YOUR project...all I do is just punch keys on the keyboard. There are some nice submissions on WTTW ART and a couple on WTTW WRITING. But I've only had ONE blog submission for WTTW PHOTOS. Doesn't anyone have any cute kids? Any cute grandchildren? Any cute Nieces or Nephews"? Are the neighbor's kids THAT ugly? I'm standing by to be inundated by submissions..........
Note Three...Morning "Jump Start"... I start each morning about 3 o'clock with a prayer. Then a cup of coffee. Then I Google "Where the Hell is Matt?" What comes up are access to 2 videos....the one with Matt and the 4 Maori tribesman from Papua/New Guinea is the one I'm referring to. I punch it and dance along with Matt and the world for my "jump start" exercise to the magnificent music piece....Garry Schyman's "Praan". I have watched this video over a hundred times and it never failed to produce copious amounts of tears of joy. WOULDN'T IT BE NICE IF THE WORLD DANCED TOGETHER? Watch this video and see what I mean.
New Blog Feature... At the end of each blog, I'm gonna comment on something current of interest. And then ask a question for your comments. We'll see how it works.
MY COMMENT... As I'm writing this, I'm listening to how the world's wealthiest Billionaires have lost some of their billions in the economic mess. A billion is a THOUSAND MILLIONS. One million is more than I need.
QUESTION...Isn't, say, a hundred million dollars in your pocket ENOUGH?
Your buddy in the rain forest..........James