Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Blog Action Day

Today is Blog Action Day where bloggers "gather" together to discuss proverty. What is poverty? When does one live in poverty? Is it relative? Is there poverty of the physical as well as the poverty of the soul?
I am still impressed by the teacher who asked if being homeless was a choice. Would anyone choose to be homeless? Run out of choices we do what we have to do.
I think of the poorest county in America. Up in South Dakota, the President even came to visit. Choice?
I do not believe that people can even speak intelligently about poverty and social aliments if they come from dominate culture. The world view is too askew.

Etsy :: StrongStreetStudio :: Glassworks by Scott Novota

Etsy :: StrongStreetStudio :: Glassworks by Scott Novota
Our buddy Scott out in Pensacola has his pumpkins up at Etsy. Show your support for the art of glassblowing and the wonderful work at Strong Street Studio. Buy a pumpkin!

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Ice Cream Social - Sunday Oct. 26

Greetings,
We are having our almost annual Ice Cream Social on Sunday October 26th at 2:00 until 4:00.
Drop by for some ice cream and socializing.
It should be lots of fun. Invite everyone you know too.
See you there,
Andy

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Andrew Mclain Boatman
Blue Sage Studios
1218-C N. Western Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
405.601.2583

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Ice Cream Social


We finally picked the date...
Sunday, October 26, 2008
2 til 4
Come by the studio for some ice cream fun!
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Morning Zen

There is little in this world that is not a mystery. Even those things we think we understand seem to hold new meanings, new associations, new wonders. That which is ordinary and seen take a step back today and look at it new. Look at it for the first time again. Remove from the mind what the thing is, remove the preconceived notion of the thing, see it for what it is complete for the first time.

Monday, October 13, 2008

Blackberry Curve

I got a blackberry curve at the beginning of the school year. It is nice. Easy to use. The ringer and the alarm no longer function. TMobile is sending me a new phone. Enhanced protection may be a good thing to get if you are looking at a BlackBerry. A week without an alarm. Hope I can wake up on time...

Morning Zen

Profound thought denoted by the association of the simply. Why is so much spiritual principal explained in metaphor? Why are the most simple statements used to impart the most profound of knowledge. Why must one experience? Examine