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Ecologically Orientated: I’ve Been Converted

Some Easter slide guitar, courtesy of one of the true masters thereof, Kelly Joe Phelps. Well I know, yeah I know…that I’ve been converted… Now do you? You’ve got to know sir That I’ve made me a change That I’m …

2018-04-01 17:11   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: There may still be some time

I just closed my eyes again– Climbed aboard the Dream Weaver train Trying to take away my worries of today And leave tomorrow behind Fly me high through the starry skies Take me to an astral plane Across the highways …

2018-03-29 20:09   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: Harlan

I don’t know his name for sure but I think somebody said “Hi Harlan”” to him from their car stopped at an intersection. He is well known in those parts. I’ve seen him for months on the streets, and since …

2018-03-27 21:29   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: Fifty-two gypsies now file past the guards

Some while back I checked out covers of this relatively unknown classic–of which there are many–for the Bob Dylan Project. A couple of particularly good ones are below but feel free to contribute more… Advertisements

2018-03-07 02:34   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: Experts only

So, the IPCC has produced a special report on the issue of limiting the global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees C. This report is still open for comments for another 13 days…if you are an “expert” in the IPCC’s eyes. …

2018-02-12 21:54   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: One hundred years of NHL hockey; some analysis

Does anything say “100 Years of the National Hockey League” like say, a Tampa Bay vs Vegas matchup.  Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa?  Please; bunch of party crashers them. In case you missed it, National Hockey League play is, today, exactly 100 years …

2017-12-19 22:33   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: You would not think, just to look at him…

So yesterday I was riding the bus, which I only do when I need to tote both my guitar and amp downtown. The two-plus miles is just a little too far for the ~60 pound carry, especially given an injured …

2017-12-17 20:12   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: WAR, Pythagoras, Poisson and Skellam

Getting into some issues only makes you wish that you hadn’t, when you realize how messed up they are, at a fundamental level. Here’s a great example involving statistical analysis, as applied to win/loss (“WL”) records of sports teams, the …

2017-12-07 23:41   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: Everything is broken

Broken bottles, broken plates Broken switches, broken gates Broken dishes, broken parts Streets are filled with broken hearts Broken words never meant to be spoken Everything is broken Broken cutters, broken saws Broken buckles, broken laws Broken bodies, broken bones …

2017-11-09 01:55   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: What was it, roughly, that we were thinking there, if anything? Part two.

So, there was a high school class reunion a few months back, and it’s World Series time again, so now seems a good time for an overdue, second episode of our series of the above title. In episode one, I …

2017-10-24 22:00   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: Don’t wanna be treated this a way…

Fewer prescribed medications and more of this instead would be my prescription. Absolute classic guitar work by Bobby and Jerry in the song transition starting at about 2:00, IMO. WTF would I do without these guys? This here one ain’t …

2017-08-14 22:01   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: Our Lady of Tectonic Process

The following excerpt is a description of what is now the Los Angeles CA area. Note the title of the work, at bottom. The Portola/Crespi expedition is considered the first land-based, Caucasian exploration of what is now the State of …

2017-07-27 23:10   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: On a mission on Independence Day

Independence Day, anniversary no. 241 is upon us, a holiday surely on the short list of important ones in the United States. There’s no end to the philosophical and political ideas that can be, and have been, expounded upon. But …

2017-07-04 23:02   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: I will knock–just like before

I’m the latest apparition Cutting slices in the night I come through without permission Moving in and out of human sight I’m the tapping on your shoulder I’m the raven in the storm I’ll take shelter in your rafters I’ll …

2017-06-07 02:42   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: I’m on the pavement, thinking ’bout the government

I don’t know, just because they don’t make ’em like this anymore I guess.Filed under: Music, Poetry

2017-05-20 01:00   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: The Shawnee

He [Tecumseh] came of one of the most energetic and warlike of the Indian tribes. The Shawnees have always been a restless people, more adventurous than any other Indians. They belong to that family of Indian nations known as the …

2017-05-12 20:43   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: Threaded between tragedies

August 24…just as we were commencing the ascent of the mountain, several Indians made their appearance, about fifty yards from the trail. The leader and chief was an old man, with a deeply-furrowed face. I rode towards him, holding out …

2017-05-08 00:53   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: Rough and Ready

In the fall of 1849, the “Rough and Ready Company” of emigrants, under Captain Townsend, composed of some dozen men, from Shellsburg, Wisconsin, arrived by the Truckee route at a point on Deer Creek near the mouth of Slate Creek; …

2017-04-15 19:38   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: Flo

Filed under: Awesome

2017-02-25 23:51   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: I must go where it’s quiet

Great version of this classic, by Marco van den Berg: Farewell Angelina, Bob DylanFiled under: Music, Poetry

2017-01-31 02:49   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: Behind the face of need

A man conceived a moment’s answers to the dream Staying the flowers, daily sensing all the themes As a foundation left to create the spiral aim All movement regained and regarded both the same All complete in the sight of …

2017-01-08 19:24   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: When it happens to you

Well she was old enough, to know better And she was strong enough, to be true And she was hard enough, to know whether He was smart enough, to know what to do And you can’t resist it When it …

2017-01-02 01:12   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: Bells, via guitar

Merry Christmas everyone. Filed under: Music

2016-12-25 01:31   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: Find it on your own

Say goodbye, you know it’s true I know you’re leavin’ me–I’m leavin’ too You won’t forget me, or the sound of my name Please believe, I feel the same It seems so empty now–you’ve closed the door Ain’t it hard …

2016-12-15 23:20   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: I am the ride

I awoke and someone spoke–they asked me in a whisper If all my dreams and visions had been answered I don’t know what to say–I never even pray I just feel the pulse of universal dancers They’ll waltz me till …

2016-12-02 17:35   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: Nobody knows

Nobody knows about what’s going on With the wood and the steel, the flesh and the bone The river keeps flowing and the grass still grows And the spirit keeps going, but nobody knows Poets they come and the poets …

2016-11-17 16:11   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: What’s his name again?

Yeah, it happens when the money comes: The wild and poor get pushed aside It happens when the money comes Buyers come from out of state They raise the rent and you can’t buy Buyers come from out of state …

2016-11-09 13:39   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: SABR-toothed

Well they’ve been running around on the flat expanses of the early Holocene lake bed with impressively large machines, whacking down and gathering the soybeans and corn. This puts dirt clods on the roads that cause one on a road …

2016-10-31 20:45   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: The same thing that I want today…

Well I’m sailing away my own true love I’m sailing away in the morning Is there somethin’ I can send you from across the sea From the place that I’ll be landin’ No there’s nothin’ you can send me, my …

2016-10-28 20:36   Click to comment

Ecologically Orientated: Natural selection, genetic fitness and the role of math–part two

I’ve been thinking some more about this issue–the idea that selection should tend to favor those genotypes with the smallest temporal variations in fitness, for a given mean fitness value (above 1.00). It’s taken some time to work through this …

2016-10-24 19:14   Click to comment

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