* * * * Panda’s Blog for MONDAY Monday October Something 2021, 9:33 a.m.: Meghan and I are painting. Pumpkins today. Or they are big squash. We don’t know, but they’re being painted and I’ll post pictures when we are done but here’s a teaser of one that is drying. I’m scared to post it tho’, because what if it turns out ugly. Oh well, I don’t care. Remember that it’s not done yet tho!!!:
[Editor’s Note: In an online chat between Panda, Meghan, and Mark, the topic of musicians came up and the name of Niccolò Paganini (October 1782 – 27 May 1840), seen at top, came up, which led to this first entry in what may or may not be a series: “Panda’s Poetry Parade.”—Mark]
By John Carbone [John Carbone is a musician/drummer who resides in Long Beach, California, and has worked as a limousine driver to supplement his income.]
MeghaZine is proud to publish John’s “Limo Diaries.”
* * * * 8/27/05 •3:30: Arrived @ guests’. I checked stereo before they entered. •3:45: They asked how to work the A/C & stereo. I tried several times & was stumped. The stereo was on minutes ago. •Their friends brought a boombox & took too much time for us to stop @ limo boss’ mechanic’s shop. •We were on the northbound 405 @ Artesia when the right rear tire blew out. Continue reading “Limo Diaries”→
By Meghan Jenkins, paintings at top by Meghan Jenkins.
[Editor’s note: The two paintings atop this page and other paintings by Meghan have been shown in art galleries in the Los Angeles area.—Mark Aldrich]
* * * * You MUST have something to look forward to. Something that you’re excited to do or can’t wait to create for yourself or others.
If you, like me, have the type of brain that doesn’t seem to function “normally” … screw that, by the way. Do whatever you need to in order to drop expectations of “normal.” Let your brain be the explosive device that it is. Continue reading “‘Explode on the World’”→