‘Tis The Start of Week Seven – Last of an Irradiated Time Zone

Technically, it’s the last day of week six since the 4th fell in there and these treatments run their course in 35 days and not 7 weeks. But, since we started on a Wednesday, and we’ll end on a Wednesday, this Wednesday will be the start of the week for me…Anyway, today’s number is 30.

Woke up this morning to the distant rumbles of natures tympani again this morning. The thunderstorm must have been out over the Gulf to the south ’cause it was more subliminal at first…Kind of felt in your feet not heard. As I did the morning ablutions in the porcelain palace the rumble began to actually intrude upon the hearing. Now as I sit tapping out these muses, the southern sky is lighting up with regularity and the pounding is beginning to get quite loud. I imagine by the time I get ready to hit the road I’ll be having fun dodging cats and dogs…

Garrison is on a roll this week…Well, maybe it’s more Garrison and I are in sync. Today’s offering really caught my eye…Then it caught my imagination.

Starfish

This is what life does. It lets you walk up to
the store to buy breakfast and the paper, on a
stiff knee. It lets you choose the way you have
your eggs, your coffee. Then it sits a fisherman
down beside you at the counter who says, Last night,
the channel was full of starfish. And you wonder,
is this a message, finally, or just another day?

Life lets you take the dog for a walk down to the
pond, where whole generations of biological
processes are boiling beneath the mud. Reeds
speak to you of the natural world: they whisper,
they sing. And herons pass by. Are you old
enough to appreciate the moment? Too old?
There is movement beneath the water, but it
may be nothing. There may be nothing going on.

Take a few minutes and go read the entire piece. The ending is the best of it…

Poem: “Starfish” by Eleanor Lerman, from Our Post-Soviet History Unfolds. © Sarabande Books, 2005. The Writer’s Almanac from American Public Media

You have to love a weekly horoscope that tells you to buy a domain name…

Free Will Astrology : Aquarius Horoscope

Aquarius Horoscope for week of July 26, 2007

Consider writing an entertaining advertisement about yourself in order to attract the resources you’d like to play with. Or think about buying the domain name “showerblessingson[putyournamehere].com,” then setting up a website where the world can send you business offers, marriage proposals, free gifts, and invitations to travel. The point is, Aquarius, that the upcoming weeks will be a perfect time to get very aggressive and highly specific about asking for what you need. Rev up the fun-loving parts of your imagination.

I just love this combination of words and image…my choice.
“Every day I try to get the exact dosage of G-forces recommended for this part of the solar system.” – Verlyn Klinkenborg

Quotation Source: A Night Over the Town – New York Times

Photo Source: Astronomy Picture of the Day

The clock has run around and the rain has yet to fall. I think it’s waiting on me to hit the road…Catch ya later…

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