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Isn't Life a Cabaret?

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Scene seen at Tenderloin National Park

Christmas Day photo homage to Andreas Feininger

Disciples of Existentialism are eagerly anticipating the New Year convinced that 2012 will be a remarkable year to be savored like a fine wine regardless of what happens in the Straits of Hormuz.   Others of a more cynical nature might see next year as a binary choice:   People can let the Republican Party plunge them into the "Kidnapped" plot or they can adopt the bootstrap philosophy and go searching for "Treasure Island."   Fans of Robert Louis Stevenson (AKA RLS) conveniently forget about one of his more obscure works titled "The Dynamiter," which promulgated the concept that people should accept without hesitation the next invitation to adventure that is offered to them.   If 2012 isn't an invitation to adventure, then what is?

It's hard to deal with pirates and mutiny if a person is being driven mad by hunger.   In the book "Hunger" (by Knute Hansen) the writer notes that his pencils are organic and wonders if he should eat his pencils now and thereby destroy the potential of earning some future funds with his trade, or if he should persevere and continue to offer the world his take on things.

For readers on the brink of desperation, the World's Laziest Journalist will offer a few disparate (not desperate) items of pragmatic information for those who due to dire circumstances can not fully appreciate our usual smorgasbord of arcane and esoteric facts and obscure cultural references.

The Awesome Foundation offers money for cash strapped entrepreneurs who feel that with a few dollars more, they could achieve greatness during hard times.

http://awesomefoundation.org/

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The man who wrote the Samuel Addams beer "start from scratch" story is developing a program to help other would-be self made business success stories happen.

You can start by logging in to their home page.

http://www.samueladams.com/age-gate.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fbtad%2fhow-it-works.aspx

Maybe you could get a government grant?   Start looking by clicking this link

http://www.gofreegovernmentmoney.com/

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For those who lament that the Sixties are over and they don't have the option of running away to join a hippie commune, we suggest that they click these links:

http://directory.ic.org/records/communes.php

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BP graduated from college in the mid sixties (at the bottom of the class?) He told his draft board that Vietnam could be won without his participation. He is still appologizing for that mistake. He received his fist photo lesson from a future (more...)
 

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