Friday, December 11

Great Mac Software - Gmail Studio

Wow! Just download a cool gmail desktop app. called Gmail Studio It is fantastic. It lets me keep all my gmail accounts in one place. (there are legions) Be sure to check the link. Mac users only. (cause we'er "special") This will save me tons of time ! ! !

Here is the description from their website:

Gmail Studio is the must have Gmail integration for the OSX desktop. Gmail Studio gives you unobtrusiveness desktop access to your Gmail and Gmail for Google Apps accounts. Gmail Studio allows you to check unlimited number of Gmail accounts. You can also view messages right on your desktop, in the addition to archiving messages so you can process your emails without even logging into Gmail.

Gmail Studio color codes your accounts so you can easily identify your different accounts. Using the IMAP protocol, Gmail Studio will work even when the Gmail web interface is down. Gmail Studio allows you to put individual or all accounts to sleep so the will not be checked automatically until they are woken up. You can monitor any of your Gmail tags, or just the Inbox. Below are some of the great features of Gmail Studio:

Sunday, November 29

Allen Ginsberg's Writing Slogans

From Huffington Post dawt Com


"First thought is best in Art, second in other matters." --William Blake

I. GROUND (Situation, or Primary Perception)

  1. "First Thought, Best Thought" --Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche

  2. "Take a friendly attitude toward your thoughts." --Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche

  1. "The Mind must be loose." --John Adams

  2. "One perception must immediately and directly lead to a further perception." --Charles Olson, "Projective Verse"

  3. "My writing is a picture of the mind moving." --Philip Whalen

  4. Surprise Mind --Allen Ginsberg

  5. "The old pond, a frog jumps in, Kerplunk!" --Basho

  6. "Magic is the total delight (appreciation) of chance" --Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche

  7. "Do I contradict myself?
    Very well, then I contradict myself,
    (I am large. I contain multitudes.)" --Walt Whitman

  8. "...What quality went to form a man of achievement, especially in literature? ...Negative capability, that is, when a man is capable of being in uncertainties, mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact & reason." --John Keats

  9. "Form is never more than an extension of content." --Robert Creeley to Charles Olson

  10. "Form follows function." --Frank Lloyd Wright

  11. Ordinary Mind includes eternal perceptions. --A.G.

  12. "Nothing is better for being Eternal
    Nor so white as the white that dies of a day." --Louis Zukofsky

  13. Notice what you notice. --A.G.

  14. Catch yourself thinking. --A.G.

  15. Observe what's vivid. --A.G.

  16. Vividness is self-selecting. --A.G.

  17. "Spots of Time" --William Wordsworth

  18. If we don't show anyone we're free to write anything. --A.G.

  19. "My mind is open to itself." --Gelek Rinpoche

  20. "Each on his bed spoke to himself alone, making no sound." --Charles Reznikoff

  21. II. PATH (Method or Recognition)

  22. "No ideas but in things." "...No ideas but in the Facts." --William Carlos Williams

  23. "Close to the nose." --W.C.Williams

  24. "Sight is where the eye hits." --Louis Zukofsky

  25. "Clamp the mind down on objects." --W.C.Williams

  26. "Direct treatment of the thing..." (or object.)" --E.Pound, 1912

  27. "Presentation, not reference..." --Ezra Pound

  28. "Give me a for instance." --Vernacular

  29. "Show not tell." --Vernacular

  30. "The natural object is always the adequate symbol." --Ezra Pound

  31. "Things are symbols of themselves." --Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche

  32. "Labor well the minute particulars, take care of the little ones
    He who would do good for another must do it in minute particulars
    General Good is the plea of the Scoundrel Hypocrite and Flatterer
    For Art & Science cannot exist but in minutely organized particulars" --William Blake

  33. "And being old she put a skin/On everything she said." --W.B.Yeats

  34. "Don't think of words when you stop but to see the picture better." --Jack Kerouac

  35. "Details are the Life of Prose." --Jack Kerouac

  36. Intense fragments of spoken idiom, best. --A.G.

  37. "Economy of Words" --Ezra Pound

  38. "Tailoring" --Gregory Corso

  39. Maximum information, minimum number of syllables. --A.G.

  40. Syntax condensed, sound is solid. --A.G.

  41. Savor vowels, appreciate consonants. --A.G.

  42. "Compose in the sequence of the musical phrase, not in sequence of a metronome." --Ezra Pound

  43. "...awareness...of the tone leading of the vowels." --Ezra Pound

  44. " attempt to approximate classical quantitative meters..." --Ezra Pound

  45. "Lower limit speech, upper limit song" --Louis Zukofsky

  46. "Phanopoeia, Melopoeia, Logopoeia." --Ezra Pound

  47. "Sight, Sound & Intellect." --Louis Zukofsky

  48. "Only emotion objectified endures." -- Louis Zukofsky

  49. III. FRUITION (Result or Appreciation)

  50. Spiritus = Breathing = Inspiration = Unobstructed Breath

  51. "Alone with the Alone" --Plotinus

  52. Sunyata (Skt.) = Ku (Japanese) = Emptiness

  53. "What's the sound of one hand clapping?" --Zen Koan

  54. "What's the face you had before you were born?" --Zen Koan

  55. Vipassana (Skt.) = Clear Seeing

  56. "Stop the world" --Carlos Casteneda

  57. "The purpose of art is to stop time." --Bob Dylan

  58. "The unspeakable visions of the individual." --J.K.

  59. "I'm going to try speaking some reckless words, and I want you to try to listen recklessly." --Chuang Tzu, (Tr. Burton Watson)

  60. "Candor" --Whitman

  61. "One touch of nature makes the whole world kin." --Shakespeare

  62. "Contact" --A Magazine, Nathaniel West & W.C. Williams, Eds.

  63. "God Appears & God is Light
    To those poor Souls who dwell in Night
    But does a Human Form Display
    To those who Dwell in Realms of day." --W. Blake

  64. Subject is known by what she sees. --A.G.

  65. Others can measure their visions by what we see. --A.G.

  66. Candor ends paranoia. --A.G.

  67. "Willingness to be Fool." --Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche

  68. "day & night/you're all right" --Corso

  69. Tyger: "Humility is Beatness." --Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche & A.G.

  70. Lion: "Surprise Mind" --Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche & A.G.

  71. Garuda: "Crazy Wisdom Outrageousness" --Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche

  72. Dragon: "Unborn Inscrutability" --Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche

  73. "To be men not destroyers" --Ezra Pound

  74. "Speech synchronizes mind & body." --Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche

  75. "The Emperor unites Heaven & Earth." --Chögyam Trungpa, Rinpoche

  76. "Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world." --Shelley

  77. "Make it new" --Ezra Pound

  78. "When the mode of music changes, the walls of the city shake" --Plato

  79. "Every third thought shall be my grave" --W. Shakespeare, "The Tempest"

  80. "That in black ink my love may still shine bright" --W. Shakespeare, Sonnets

  81. "Only emotion endures" --Ezra Pound

  82. "Well while I'm here I'll
    do the work--
    and what's the Work?
    To ease the pain of living.
    Everything else, drunken
    dumbshow." --A.G.

  83. "...Kindness, sweetest
    of the small notes

    in the world's ache,
    most modest & gentle
    of the elements

    entered man before history
    and became his daily
    connection, let no man

    tell you otherwise." --Carl Rakosi