Robin Williams 1951-2014

Robin Williams…

Having suffered from both depression and addiction issues for many years myself, I’ve been having a very hard time trying to think objectively about the death of this wonderful man. In the end I’ve decided that I just can’t. So I’ve decided instead to just say what I’ve seen in him since I first saw him on Happy Days, before Mork & Mindy, back in the 70s. It was in his eyes…

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Reflections On Fallen Leaves…

As a child, I never could quite understand people’s fascination with fragile things, since they had to keep everyone – like rambunctious little boys – away from them. I’m much older now. And while I’m still not sure I’d trust myself to take proper care of such things, I do have much more of an appreciation for what they represent.

Since seeing these very cool Omid Asadi images on Visual News and Twisted Sifter, I’ve come to think of them as excellent ‘reflections’ of just how fragile things can be, and of just how hard it might be to repair them once broken…

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Elephant’s Memory…

I bookmarked this video a long time age. I’m very thankful that a rerun of the Criminal MindsElephant’s Memory episode reminded me of it. I can think of no better ‘reflection’ for the mood I’ve been in lately…

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Just The Cheese, Please…

Have you ever been so depressed that all your thoughts begin to seem like one long, whining, drone? Well, that’s how I felt yesterday, and why I couldn’t muster up the energy to post these great MetalGuruMessiah videos until now.

Reflections On A Lasting Peace

Reflections On A Lasting Peace…

A friend of mine shared the following video on Facebook, which does a fairly good job of outlining the history behind the Israeli / Palestinian conflict. The problem with this video is that the history it outlines only goes back to the conclusion of World War II, and thus, I think, paints a picture that is not entirely accurate…