Showing posts from January 20, 2008
Edward Lear I The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea In a beautiful pea green boat, They took some honey, and plenty of money, Wrapped up in a five pound note. The Owl looked up to the stars above, And sang to a small guitar, 'O lovely Pussy! O Pussy my love, What a beautiful Pussy you are, You are, You are! What a beautiful Pussy you are!' II Pussy said to the Owl, 'You elegant fowl! How charmingly sweet you sing! O let us be married! too long we have tarried: But what shall we do for a ring?' They sailed away, for a year and a day, To the land where the Bong-tree grows And there in a wood a Piggy-wig stood With a ring at the end of his nose, His nose, His nose, With a ring at the end of his nose. III 'Dear pig, are you willing to sell for one shilling Your ring?' Said the Piggy, 'I will.' So they took it away, and were married next day By the Turkey who li
I went and saw Hugh Masekela Saturday night. That was a very special treat. I really enjoy his music, attitude and mission. It was another glimpse of sub-Saharian Africa. The music really crosses some boundaries. I learned the term of the phenomena (part of our makeup) when there is focus of attention in your life, "Reticulating Activation System." Catchy phrase huh? It is about like when you buy a certain car and then you start noticing other cars like yours. It becomes a preoccupation. It is a very deep part of the mind that controls the function. It is a powerful part of the mind if you can harness it. Some folks call it the "Law of Attraction". Simply stated, You become what you think about most of the time.