Photo of the Day

I made this w/ a few good apps and a pic from my vacation in Cabo San Lucas. Quote by: Henry Rollins I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention.   To not be like your parents.  To not be like your friends.  To be yourself.   To cut yourself out of stone. –Rollins Do you agree?

What I learned from my 2012 WordPress Annual Report

The WordPress.com stats took it upon themselves to prepare a very helpful 2012 annual report for 79sparrows.  Somehow, the relation was made that  I’d pretty much blow the Cannes Film Festival out of the water.  Thank you WP!  Now THAT is a compliment.  There were a total of 22,000 views in 2012.   I’ve reviewed the…

Art to Break Hearts / 11.9.12

Do you like looking at pictures? I like taking pictures. Enjoy these flashes of my life.  And let me know what you like.  Capiche?

Speaking of Giving…

Everyone is in the “giving thanks” mode, but broadcasting gratefulness over a table of food is like going to confession on Christmas Eve so Santa doesn’t lose your address. Yes, I have gone to confession before.  I was raised Catholic so my participation was quite mandatory.  Every so often, always on a Saturday, my mother would…

BACKGROUND: September 2nd, 2011 : my Toshiba netbook closed the door on our 2 year relationship after catching an unfortunate virus.  One minute everything is fine…the next the screen is empty and everything’s gone.  Programs, files, folders.  Gone! My only fault in all this was being too trusting. The Microsoft update turned out to be virus. …

Thank You

I haven’t been able to log on my site while @ work for a year or two, but the Firewall Fairy granted a wish and now I can! Even though I haven’t been blogging regularly, my stats reflect visitors, and for that I want to say THANK YOU.    I miss writing here.  And now I…

Nothing Much & Everything

“It’s the little things that mean so much.” I never believed that sentiment until time taught me a lesson.  I expected big, glorious moments out of life; and those moments either never came or presented themselves very modestly.  Many days were wasted waiting around for something cool to happen. Then, this past summer, my best…

A few words from Hank

There are so many hammocks to catch you if you fall, so many laws to keep you from experience. All these cities I have been in the last few weeks make me fully understand the cozy, stifling state in which most people pass through life. I don’t want to pass through life like a smooth…

This, I believe

“Love means going first class.” –79sparrows Life is tricky.   I’m an idealist, but at the old age of 31, I’ve come to terms with certain inalienable truths.  No one but you can save yourself.   Eating late at night will make you fat.  Trust your gut above all else, it is your best friend who tells…

Art to Break Hearts, 6

It’s casual Friday, so today’s art collection features random pictures I’ve saved on my work computer through  recent years.  Enjoy.

A peice by Henry Rollins

I look at pictures of you because I am afraid that you would notice me staring in real life.  I looked at your pictures today for countless minutes.  It is closer than I’ll ever get to you for real.  I felt like I was looking at a captured animal at a safe distance.  If you…

A poem by Henry Rollins

 ADVENTURES IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS                  You climb, and climb. Hand over hand.  You reach the top.  You stand on the shaky edge of your heart.  You look in her eyes. You hold your breath and jump.  You Leap into her arms.  Her arms fall at her sides. You fall past her window.  You hit the…