So many different things spark my creativity: sights, sounds, smells, people, conversations, music, animals, dreams and the biggest spark, I think, comes from Mother Nature. I’ll get a first line to a poem or a title or theme in my head and have to quickly write it down. I keep a notebook with me wherever I go.

As cultures have become less and less violent, the idea of human rights has become more and more developed. While we still have a long way to go in learning to apply those ideas, we’ve already come a long way from our savage roots. Violence, whether institutionally or individually perpetrated, is no longer a leading cause of death or injury.

Blogging is writing and editing and writing and editing 24/7. It takes a lot of time and energy to come up with the posts that you think people are going to read, and then to edit them so that they will continue to be read is even harder. Sometimes you don’t know how to edit a blog post so that people will look at it, I guess what I am trying to say is that blogging is a lot of trial and error.

That makes sense, but they would have explained it to you. Actually, any rational reason would be explained. So, my guess is that these people are going to be nitpicky and controlling over things that are not important. These guys were pierced and tattooed, not artfully but rudely. Tattoos marred cheeks and scribbles of ink framed dark eyes. These were the tough guys that one might pass on the street the working class guys who return home with their heavy chinos caked with dried mud and paint, the day laborers who do the back breaking jobs that need to get done and that few others have a willingness to tackle, the paycheck to paycheck men..

And cars are a great example, since you basically saying people should not be trusted to handle dangerous equipment, even when licensed. Terrorists have been using vehicles to deadly effect, not just firearms. People use cars to commit suicide, either by driving into something or jumping in front of them.

I truly do not understand why you had to get on a soapbox and preach to some poor high school girl about how you feel you have some moral high ground. It not your place to lecture her about the clothes she chooses to wear, her relationship with god, or how she behaves. My gyno nurse mentioned that the implant could cause the rise in androgens and I think that something we explore in my follow up appointment.

He describes the collection of houses as the modern equivalent of the Californian garages that once provided accommodation for some of the biggest names in technology. “If you think about Hewlett Packard and Apple, they were the start up in the garage. But Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak were a hardware play, so they didn’t have to have speed.

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