5th Anniversary SHAMPOO Celebration and Reading on:

Thursday, August 18 at 6:30pm
at GalleryOne San Francisco
Mezzanine Level of One Embarcadero Center
(same building as Embarcadero Cinema)
on the corner of Battery and Clay Streets

Expect to hear some poetry from Alli Warren, Bill Berkson, Brent Cunningham, Cedar Sigo, Kevin Killian, Kit Robinson, Leslie Scalapino, Ronald Palmer, Stephanie Young, and more.
Yours, Mine & Ours, a remake of the Lucille Ball / Henry Fonda film, to be released around Thanksgiving:

Los Liones Amphitheater in Topanga State Park

Ilya Kaminsky (Dancing in Odessa, Tupelo, 2004)
Victoria Chang (Circle, Crab Orchard, 2005)

Sunday, August 14, 2005 at 5 pm

Los Liones Amphitheater is located on Los Liones Dr. in Topanga State Park, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272. It is located between the first and second parking lots, about one mile from Sunset Blvd. The Topanga State Park Ranger’s station, which manages the park, is at 20825 Entrada Rd., Topanga, CA 90290.



Michelle Costa-Baron, architect, artist

[married to Todd Baron]


just found "daly thoughts blog" here's some words:

how you word the question

It depends on the meaning of the word consistent

it is a conservative blog by a computer programmer named Daly, which briefly scanning makes me wonder

isn't the current support of the military rooted less in the "my country right or wrong" sentiment of the 20th century, but in a reaction to the way that vietnam war protesting was seen to lead to lack of support for returning soldiers (who lost a war)?

but isn't part of that "lack of support" lack of medical (especially mental illness) support and ongoing counseling and job assistance rather than lack of parades and flags at funerals and yellow stickers next to christian fish on beat up minivans?

or, alternately, a difference in focus -- isn't everyone saying "this death didn't have to happen if our president didn't lead us into waging this illigitimate war"? -- and why is that sacrifice less heroic or tragic if unnecessary/a non sequitor? isn't it more so? the soldier as victim and hero -- one gesture of the futility of attempting to live a valued human life under a regime that values nothing but the economic status quo?