Continuing transcription of journal entries onto Blog... good way to spend a rainy Sunday... trying to do what I can to organize a year's worth of scribbling... stuff I want handy... facts: 40% of all dogs in America are overweight. It is said eyes taste food first... dogs, I don't think it's eyes that taste food first. The ancients, it is said, saw dogs as messengers between the living and the dead. You don't get into heaven unless you've got a dog to testify on your behalf. Good man, bad man. Dogs got 220 million smell sensitive cells. "The stomach and the heart, they're the same thing." Shelby The Dog. Shelby is my dog.
And as for news, "News is what people want to keep hidden. Everything else is publicity." -Bill Moyers.
Working on a poem called "the economy of the soul." Repair the soul, repair the world. Yehida = unified soul. Where do you go to unify your soul? Nepesh is another name for soul. One level of soul. Nepesh is abundance. Repair the soul, repair the world. Repair the soul, repair the Word. In a capitalist society, money is oxygen. Spirit. Breath. In the 60s it was easier to breathe than in the 90s. Today there's even less oxygen than in the 90s. Is it true? Are we, you, me... everyone else... on our way out?
We need a RIN TIN TIN (hero of World War I), a BEASLEY (famous golden retriever who was there when you needed him), HOOCH (a crime-solving dog)... We need a dog for our time. And I know what he'll say, "Woof. Woof Fuckin' Woof!"
Causes Robert Sward Supports
Audubon Society, National Geographic, "Green," the Environment, SPCA...