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Archive for October, 2010

The Road Most Traveled

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

“…Welcome to a Nichiren Shoshu discussion meeting! Tonight throughout the city there are actually – there are hundreds of meetings like this going on, where people are learning about Nam-myoho-renge-kyo and Gohonzon!

Meadows: [to Budduskey] What’s a "gohonzon"?

Buddusky: Shhh. I’ll tell ya ’bout it later.”…The Last Detail

Amazing what can happen when one takes a little detour from their normal routine.

Chris Dudley Campaign Email FAIL

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Many don’t know than in Oregon, each taxpayer can give $50 to a political candidate and that $50 is applied as a tax credit on that person’s Oregon tax return (which essentially makes the donation free to the donor). So at the end of last year, my Republican wife’s $50 went to Chris Dudley (who had just entered the Oregon Governor’s race) and my $50 went to John Kitzhaber.

Google Street View 1968 (Model Shop)

Monday, October 4th, 2010

I watch a lot of movies from the 1960’s and 1970’s and in that cultural vein, I recently viewed “Model Shop”  with Anouk Aimee and Gary Lockwood.   As a conventional movie, it wasn’t great and it definitely felt culturally dated.  As an anthropological / sociological relic from the near past, it was absolutely mesmerizing and because of my personal relationship with the movie locale, it was a total mindf***.


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