the ugly earring

ug‧ly [uhg-lee] offensive to the sense of beauty; displeasing in appearance

Month: February, 2011

love song

…And when I first seen you walk right through that bar door

(listen: crazy feeling by lou reed)

(photo from nights of cabiria)


kiss kiss

…”It’s not easy to stand there and kiss for that long. They really have to help each other and support each other.”

1. thai couple break kissing record

2. That “kissing” face is a display of dominance, the bigger the lips, the more superior the fish!

the other half says

Love is a serious mental disease.
~ Plato

(tea, this was the best photo find EVER)

18 days

“At noon in the desert a panting lizard
waited for history, its elbows tense,
watching the curve of a particular road
as if something might happen.”

~william stafford

even the ant walks away

“When ants of the species Temnothorax unifasciatus get sick, they abandon their nest, walking far away from their relatives to die alone.

They perform this act of heroism to prevent the illness that is killing them from spreading to the colony.”

(more here)

clamming for pearls

“I’ve had a jar of natural pearls for 64 years.”

(clamming on crow river)

when brooding remember this:

there are several possible explanations for the disappearance of the babies:

One of the causes is NOT cannibalism because adults don’t eat the young.
The most critical factor is the availability of food…

(on raising baby sea monkeys: here)


it’s the combination

“You can’t consciously create something that’s important, it’s a combination of chemistry, conditions, the environment, everything and it’s not something you can orchestrate. It’s a freak of nature and I love stuff like that.”

~siouxsie sioux

“we shall live again. we shall live.”

a pair

The two absent ones: you and I
you and I are the two absent ones

A pair of white doves
chatting on the branches of a holm oak

(from the horse fell off the poem, Mahmoud Darwish)

(Yemenite Bride and Groom: here)