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Life is too often an advertising optical illusion, promising sex, speed, or money with its images, when in fact there was nothing there to begin with. Like this illusion of cigarette endorsements promoting flavor, smoothness, and style points while spinning … Continue reading

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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

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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

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I’m Wide Awake – I’m Not Sleeping – Bad by U2

Bono thought Bad unfinished lyrically but he came to embrace it in nearly every concert since Live Aid in 1985, filling in the gaps with whatever inspired him at the moment he was singing. Brian Eno, most well known with … Continue reading

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Do You _Love_ to Write?

Do you love to write? I know business writing isn’t often fun, most of the time it isn’t, but do you love the sound of words in your head and do you revel in getting the right words in the right order? … Continue reading

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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

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Just Like Honey by The Jesus and Mary Chain

1985. We’re in an echo chamber with a Scottish band called The Jesus and Mary Chain. Life is good. Or, we’re watching the melancholy ending to Lost in Translation, with two not so different people returning to their very different … Continue reading

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But it’s alright, Ma, it’s life, and life only

This is what rappers can only dream of. Some of my favorite lines: So don’t fear if you hear A foreign sound to your ear It’s alright, Ma, I’m only sighing While money doesn’t talk, it swears But even the … Continue reading

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You Foolish Men by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

The brilliant and courageous Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (internal link) pioneers ground Elizabeth Barett Browning (internal link) would later cover in her own way. Dictionary.com says that ‘Thais’ was an “Athenian courtesan: mistress of Alexander the Great and Ptolemy … Continue reading

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The Content Mill as Crime: A Look at Urban Writers

January 3, 2023 Update: If you’re really desperate to work for these fools, try using the A/I tool ChatGPT to produce your content. You’ll get nicely done writing in literally seconds on any topic imaginable. If they say it’s A/I … Continue reading

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