🐭 the tamouse pages

the rumblings and ramblings of a well-traveled tech-mouse

This is a blast from the past! Walt Kelly’s Pogo comic strip was a big staple in my family growing up, and we sung this with much gusto at any old time of year.

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On this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 15, 2018, I think it’s time to read the Letter from a Birmingham Jail in full, again.

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Anton Chekhov, in The Cherry Orchard:

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A (very) short ode to winter:

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Reporting from the BBC, this story is getting banned on Facebook for “Violating Community Standards”. It’s another story of colonialism and oppression of a native people in the pursuit of profits in palm oil. Keep it alive.

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25 years ago, the Galileo spacecraft was on a trajectory towards Jupiter, swinging past Earth and the Moon, taking this series of images.

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Langston Hughes, black American poet, wrote the poem “I, Too”

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St. Paul poet, Danez Smith wrote Alternate Heaven for a Black Boy, a powerful plea to end the continuing violence perpetrated by white america.

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I found this some obscure place, and wanted to house it someplace I can find it again.

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This beauty came across my feeds a year ago, and popped back up on facebook.

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This was posted back in 2013, I think, or at least that’s when I remember seeing it for the first time. I was astounded by the beauty of this machine, I had it blown up on my computer desktop for months. The Legerro is a series of project bikes by builder Walt Siegl, based on the mighty Ducati.

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