Forgive my French, but in my life, I have been a pretty horrible fucking asshole at times. Why? Well, the same reason most people are. They get hurt, and they lash out at others to retaliate. I’m a really damaged human being. And, when someone hurts me, yeah… well… man. I’ve got some insanely powerful… Continue reading Yes, a Profound Apology is in Order…
I’m guessing that by now, many people are probably wondering, what on earth is this guy’s story? What is his past? And, why has he all of a sudden started doing so much art and music now? If he could do this, why wasn’t he doing it before? And, maybe people have other questions too.… Continue reading Who am I? Where did I come from? What’s the deal with this guy?
“I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I’ve watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in the rain…” —Roy Batty from Blade Runner Blade Runner was my first Science Fiction film I ever… Continue reading Do Electric Sheep Dream of Jumping Digital Fences?
Okay… yes, an explanation is in order. And, this is going to be a bit lengthy. Why am I going by the “stage name” Paul La Tourette for my music? And, why am I using French? Well, it’s actually a bit complex to explain. But, it all started with this very cute little stuffie… Allow… Continue reading Paul La Tourette?
Sugar Pine Point State Park. Though I had been in Tahoe many times before, I had never been to this state park. I and the kids had quite an enjoyable time there. We also went sledding at Tahoe Meadows. The kids had never seen so much snow. And, they were absolutely amazed at the gorgeous… Continue reading Lake Tahoe, Alpine Winter Wonderland (Part 3)
To argue, debate, and press the fightWill not necessarily lead to rightAnd, while you might be correctAnd, seek to be direct If the one you struggle withWill not cease to resistAnd persists in not desistingThe invalid points insisting To agree to disagreeActually carries a hefty feeRather than resolutionIt Ieads to great dissolution Therefore, if peace… Continue reading The Beauty Of Not…
Origami + kayaking? The result? Oru Kayaks—lightweight, compact, folding kayaks, that fold up to the size of a slightly oversized suitcase, and are quite easy to carry over your shoulder. And, it happens to fit quite nicely in the back of my Rav4. As a kid, occasionally, I got to experience kayaking on gentle rivers,… Continue reading Oru Into Kayaking Too?
Grief, pain, sorrow, suffering, and loss? Beauty? Yes, there can be beauty. However, the path to find the beauty, is impossible for me to express with words, or artwork. (For those wondering, I will be getting back to finishing my series on Tahoe, and I will hopefully be posting more regularly as well). Music. Yes,… Continue reading Requiem Pour Ce Qui N’est Pas
For those wondering what caused my delay of posting this, I needed to do a little something for my kids. Anyway, theses photos show a side of Tahoe in snow, that I had nearly forgotten. There really is nothing quite so magical as an alpine landscape blanketed in a coat of white. The images came… Continue reading Lake Tahoe, Alpine Winter Wonderland (Part 2)