November 26, 2009
As I fade into the new year, I would like to share my “big idea” for humankind’s greatest and most enduring monument, an “albedo” enterprise.
Thirty years ago, I was a “start up” operator at our local Titanium Dioxide factory.When we built the place someone didn’t get the logic quite right in the controls for the pneumatic conveying valves and the main header for transporting the TiO2 powder into the storage bins would dead head (one valve would completely shut before the valve on the next bin started to open) when we switched bins. All that energy had to go somewhere, so poof, the pressure relief valves would open and that eight story building would disappear in a dust cloud of the whitest substance in nature, titanium dioxide.
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valley path receives my feet
as two more leaves
food for roots
I hear the sounds of keys tapping waiting for an echo from someone I Love.
Telepathy is great for emotions but it has its limits.
These strings of squiggles do better for facts
and fancies and fables.
They don't hang in the air like a song
or drape canvas like color
but they can fly away
and reform in a like mind
as a shared orchestra of meaning and light.
jet - 1996
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the u aint scean me naked on stage yet baby blues
posting: Thursday, November 23, 1995
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my stuff got stolen oncefrom the laundramatunder the counterall clean dryed and foldedleaning stuffedin a big pillow casewhere i thoughtnobody would see it
when i got back from happy houri was sadnot hardly drunkalmost homelessbrokeand with out a stitch of clothesin the worldcept what i was wearingit was a time of life wheni had much less to keep up with
Jim Tucker, Brigetta and Uncle Charlie in the meditation room of 616 Ruxton Avenue, above the Cog Rail Depot - Manitou Springs, Colorado
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Jimmy Tucker, aka RebelTao