Category Archives: Thoughts on writing
That’s What I Remember Most from the Movie
A beautiful girl eating breakfast while sitting at a corner view window and dressed in a man’s shirt. San Francisco transitioning from the Beats to the unwashed Hippies, who introduced their grime and the acceptance of same to that magical … Continue reading
Caliban in the Coal Mines (slight repost)
Mining powers Nevada as it does so much of the West and the World. An activity as nearly old as Man himself. I’m reposting this because Untermeyer needs more recognition for his poetry as does Julie Bennett Hume for her … Continue reading
Are Writers Made or Born? by Jack Kerouac (transcribed for the first time!)
I transcribed this article from two image files at the Writer’s Digest website. I have introduced line breaks of my own to make the text more readable online. This is a six minute read. Kerouac reserves the word “genius” (and … Continue reading
My Last Post on Text to Image?
My Etsy store is here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/ThomasFarleyDesigns It’s possible that this is my last post on text to image technology. If you don’t get what is happening now, what will happen over the next four or five years, then you need … Continue reading
Pushing Pixels — Nothing To Wear in White
Part of the my continuing postage stamp series depicting everyday maladies, especially among the the rich and fatuous.
Bryan Smalley Remembered: First Private Video Comission
This is ten minutes long so it is not a short view. But it was produced for the family and not the short attention span people of the Internet.
Pushing Pixels Into Video
I’m working on my first video private commission. I’m also accepting comments on same. Two possible openings. The music is slow and deliberately chosen. It’s the music from the opening of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; I think many … Continue reading
Bob Dylan and T.S. Eliot
Dylan read Eliot for the most part not at school. Voluntarily, the best way to go. As I understand it, Dylan read lightly and not deeply, as he did with the Bible. It reminds me of Bono with U2, his … Continue reading
Once Again, The Failure of Writing Assessment Tests
ART UPDATE: Posted on Jun 21, 2022 June 25, 2022. Google has not yet linked this profile site to my primary site. Go here for my primary site: https://sites.google.com/view/digitaldesignsart/art-gallery I am so sick of writing about this. Online business writing, … Continue reading
A Plea for Tolerance
I’m a serious person so I have a serious tone. That is now a problem. We have today an enormous amount of people who can’t support their argument with facts so they focus instead on the way the other person … Continue reading