Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-31 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 10/30/2014 10:47 AM, TurquoiseBee turquoi...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: Pays better, too. /There is NOTHING nuttier than to give $10,000 just to watch a guy calling himself The Zen Master Rama slowly lift up off of a sofa in the middle of the desert in front of 200 drug-crazed

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-31 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
--In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : Selling your musical taste as more than that isn't gunna get any traction from my fans here. So, you have fans here now ? We know this place is populated by some pretty weird souls but who would have guessed they are your

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-31 Thread nablusoss1008
Very nice story about moving people Curtis, that's a rare talent not many have and I admire you for that. Doing creative stuff is about moving others, one way or the other. Personally I'm more happy if people just go some where else and let me do my creative thingies alone, I'll invite them in

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-31 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
It is the art of living right? That is what is important. Most of my life is also spent doing creative things alone, I relate to that too. Any performance is the tip of the iceberg of our creative lives. Yes, I understand the issues you have with the word art over the last 2,245 posts where

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread anartax...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Might as well eat your heart out Nabby, your limited opinion about the nature of art does not count: Curtis Blues http://artsfairfax.org/component/mtree/education/curtis-blues http://artsfairfax.org/component/mtree/education/curtis-blues Curtis Blues

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread TurquoiseBee turquoi...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Hmmm. Now that it's been proven that Nabby knosw nothing whatsoever about Curtis, I think it's safe to assume that he similarly knows nothing about Maitreya, the Space Brothers, and who created crop circles, and that we can ignore him as the posturing know-nothing he is. Oh. Wait. Everybody

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
What happened to the guy who said that the conversation was over from your side? I guess you are seeking some closure you haven't gotten yet. Let's see if I can help. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : You claim you produce art. M: I claim that my music is

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread awoelfleba...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, anartaxius@... wrote : Might as well eat your heart out Nabby, your limited opinion about the nature of art does not count: Curtis Blues http://artsfairfax.org/component/mtree/education/curtis-blues

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread Michael Jackson mjackso...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Ha ha ha ha! Certified Arts Integration performer!!! That's better than being a RE-certified Governor!!! From: anartax...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2014 10:59 AM

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread TurquoiseBee turquoi...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
From: Michael Jackson mjackso...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2014 4:28 PM Subject: Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread nablusoss1008
I doubt you listened to the stuff he put on youtube. This is merry entertainment for street-corners and parties and has nothing to do with art however much Curtis tries to convince himself of the contrary. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, anartaxius@... wrote : Might as well eat your

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Thanks to anartaxius for posting this and for your inspiring words Ann. I believe that blues gives voice to the indomitable human spirit, so it is as relevant today as when it was created. It has gone all over the world to shape modern popular music, and fills my life with meaning every day.

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife]
Now I wonder what Nabby would think of your music if David Lynch decided to use a cut of it in a film? ;-) On 10/30/2014 08:17 AM, curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: What happened to the guy who said that the conversation was over from your side? I guess you are seeking some

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
--In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, noozguru@... wrote : Now I wonder what Nabby would think of your music if David Lynch decided to use a cut of it in a film? ;-) M: That would make his head explode! Seeing Paul Maccartney playing a cigar box guitar recently was great. The primitive stuff

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : I doubt you listened to the stuff he put on youtube. This is merry entertainment for street-corners and parties M:Where exactly do you imagine guys like Robert Johnson performed? and has nothing to do with art

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread awoelfleba...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, curtisdeltablues@... wrote : Thanks to anartaxius for posting this and for your inspiring words Ann. I believe that blues gives voice to the indomitable human spirit, so it is as relevant today as when it was created. It has gone all over the world to

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread TurquoiseBee turquoi...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
From: curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : I doubt you listened to the stuff he put on youtube. This is merry entertainment for street-corners and parties M:Where exactly do you

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread nablusoss1008

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread Michael Jackson mjackso...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
So what do you consider art? A film where you watch a guy eat a can of peaches for half an hour and nothing else happens? From: nablusoss1008 no_re...@yahoogroups.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:26 PM Subject: Re:

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread nablusoss1008
Funny, you compare yourself to Robert Johnson now ? One wonders what else is wrong with you other than a oversized ego. Judy repeatedly call you a blatant a liar, but you are fooling only yourself after all those years saying to yourself I create art over and over again. All others has to do is

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread nablusoss1008
That would be one weird film :-) Curtis Blues Pre Delta War Blues. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUk7NexVhGk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUk7NexVhGk Curtis Blues Pre Delta War Blues. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUk7NexVhGk Went to visit the Grandparents in old town, and ran

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
--In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : Funny, you compare yourself to Robert Johnson now ? M: No but you were making fun of me playing in he same places and conditions he did. N: One wonders what else is wrong with you other than a oversized ego. M:

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife]
Here's someone I once giged with though a bit of a nightmare for any drummer as he tended to drop beats. :-D http://youtu.be/keQR4_7DBnM On 10/30/2014 10:37 AM, nablusoss1008 wrote: That would be one weird film :-) Curtis Blues Pre Delta War Blues.

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread nablusoss1008
One must give you credit for not giving up, or is it an inability to face reality. I never mocked street-corners quite the contrary, I believe that's where your entertainment belongs. Judy can defend herself when she returns, but she has a talent for smelling a lie when she sees one, and she

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
--In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : One must give you credit for not giving up, or is it an inability to face reality. I never mocked street-corners quite the contrary, I believe that's where your entertainment belongs. Judy can defend herself when she

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
That is so badass I can hardly stand it. I didn't know that about you. Guys like Lighting just went where they felt like it whenever they wanted. I miss some of the raggedy irregularity of those guys. Can't imagine backing him though! ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, noozguru@... wrote

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife]
Always a problem with figuring out whether a performer wants you to comp or be the time keeper. These days I might ask. I backed James Caan once for some 3/4 blues but it was more like 3/4 1 and 7/8s. :-D On 10/30/2014 11:49 AM, curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: That is so

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Fascinating distinction. This is why I do my own drumming. It lets me go with the feeling of the moment. Lately I've been studying African and Afro-Caribbean rhythms. Very challenging but also stimulating to my whole sense of rhythm. I wish I was a dancer, that is how to groove these in

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife]
I would often play to the dancers on gigs. It got them more into the music. I also had a girlfriend who was a very good dancer and was fun to play to. On 10/30/2014 01:06 PM, curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: Fascinating distinction. This is why I do my own drumming. It

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread nablusoss1008
Selling your musical taste as more than that isn't gunna get any traction from my fans here. So, you have fans here now ? We know this place is populated by some pretty weird souls but who would have guessed they are your fans !

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife]
Have you been watching Lena Dunham's Girls? On 10/30/2014 02:50 PM, nablusoss1008 wrote: Selling your musical taste as more than that isn't gunna get any traction from my fans here. So, you have fans here now ? We know this place is populated by some pretty weird souls but who would have

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-30 Thread steve.sun...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Beautiful, well done Barry. This is the real you. Damn, but you live for this. I'm so glad you're past any residual anger or resentment towards MMY, and the TMO. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb@... wrote : From: Michael Jackson mjackson74@... [FairfieldLife]

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-29 Thread salyavin808
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, curtisdeltablues@... wrote : Thanks for clearing that up. All beautiful and I guess if I had any smarts I would have noticed the style difference. Did you take the cloudy shot in black and white or desaturate it in Photoshop? I always wonder which is

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-29 Thread salyavin808
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, anartaxius@... wrote : These are really nice photos here. Thank you. The composition is good. That's the first essential, there's a few tricks you can deploy to get people to look at the pictures for longer, the rule of thirds, leading lines

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-29 Thread nablusoss1008
What is art and what isn't always is a hot theme and will probably never end. And there will always be greedy persons who try to capitalize on that word to make a living, happens everywhere. My statement about your music is my personal and passionate opinion after having seen the videos you

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-29 Thread fleetwood_macnche...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
I figure art is a 'practice makes perfect' type of thing - past lives. I naturally express myself through drawing, painting, free-form ceramics, wood carving, photography, video, etc. Seems to take a highly developed sense of eye-hand coordination, so that what the eye sees, the hands can

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-29 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : What is art and what isn't always is a hot theme and will probably never end. M: Popular among people who don't produce any. Most of my social life is with artists and the topic has never come up. N: And there will always

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-29 Thread nablusoss1008
It's obvious by now that you won't change and will continue to try to convince yourself by saying, dammit: I'm an artist, I'm an artist, I'm an artist, I'm an artist forever till you pop. Good luck with that. This discussion has hereby ended from my side. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com,

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-29 Thread salyavin808
I can't remember his exact words but an old art teacher of mine defined art as being something that someone does that helps them better understand the world or themselves. He put it a bit more eloquently but I like it as a description. I can see how the painters I know are struggling to put

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-29 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : It's obvious by now that you won't change M: You mean adapt a non native English speakers' misuse of the word for my job title in every organizations that books my shows? That was never on the table. What you need to do

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-29 Thread nablusoss1008
You claim you produce art. I claim you produce noise and simple nonsense and that your ego is out of control. It's not complicated. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, curtisdeltablues@... wrote : ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : It's obvious by now

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-29 Thread nablusoss1008
You claim you produce art. I claim you produce noise and that your ego is out of control. It's not complicated. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, curtisdeltablues@... wrote : ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : It's obvious by now that you won't change

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-29 Thread awoelfleba...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : I can't remember his exact words but an old art teacher of mine defined art as being something that someone does that helps them better understand the world or themselves. He put it a bit more eloquently but I like it as

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread nablusoss1008
You are right, different instruments obviously need different approaches to training. My suggestion was a hint only, to sit down and listen to one note at the time which should be done regardless of instrument and would benefit any amateur who often tries to accomplish too much too soon.

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread Share Long sharelon...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Nablusoss, I know you stated that you don't care, but just want to say, contrary to what turq suggested, there is at least one FFL person who enjoys some of your posts: I enjoy the crop circle pictures and the info from Creme and bits about aliens. On Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:06 AM,

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread fleetwood_macnche...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Yep, Nabby's posts rock. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, sharelong60@... wrote : Nablusoss, I know you stated that you don't care, but just want to say, contrary to what turq suggested, there is at least one FFL person who enjoys some of your posts: I enjoy the crop circle pictures and

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
--In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : You are right, different instruments obviously need different approaches to training. My suggestion was a hint only, to sit down and listen to one note at the time which should be done regardless of instrument and would

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread anartax...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Interesting that Cartier-Bresson spent a lot of time drawing and painting, especially after he retired from photography, so calling himself not an artist is rather peculiar. There are lots of photographers that think photography can be an art. I have always thought of it this way. Take this

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread Duveyoung
When I was trying to make a living doing art, I met real artists who were so artistically superior that I was ashamed to present my stuff -- and yet most could not make a living selling their art. At one time I was in three galleries and never came close to selling enough to cut it. I met one

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
I appreciate your points, thanks for making them, and agree with them as factors in what is preserved in recorded music, especially what is captured by videos and then compressed on Youtube. But I am not sure this level of acoustic reproduction is what Nabbie is objecting to in my music. I

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
At least you can avoid purple to fit in. I've had booking agents tell me that my act is a harder sell because I am white! Skin melanin as artistic street cred, who knew? ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : When I was trying to make a living doing art, I met

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife]
So how is the music biz these days? I've been hearing that old musicians I know and used to work with in the Seattle area are having a tough time getting work and they're exceptional players (some played with famous folk). I'm glad that I stopped depending on music for a living back in the

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread TurquoiseBee turquoi...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Excellent post, on all levels. I reply mainly to point out how well you nailed it in those last two sentences... From: anartax...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 6:59 PM

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Probably depends on what ecological niche you occupy. You were much more diverse in your talents than I am musically, so your opportunities would be so different. My stubbornness to only play acoustic blues as a solo act kinda forced me into certain directions to make it work. I rely on a few

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread salyavin808
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, punditster@... wrote : On 10/27/2014 12:38 PM, anartaxius@... mailto:anartaxius@... [FairfieldLife] wrote: I read somewhere on FFL you were a photographer. Are you an artist or a hack (just taking soulless pictures for money)? I do not believe

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Wow Richard, those are gorgeous. I'll bet in print they are even better. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, punditster@... wrote : On 10/27/2014 12:38 PM, anartaxius@... mailto:anartaxius@... [FairfieldLife] wrote:

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread salyavin808
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, curtisdeltablues@... wrote : Wow Richard, those are gorgeous. I'll bet in print they are even better. Oops, I thought that would happen. Should have separated the four at the bottom and put my name on, just in case ---In

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Thanks for clearing that up. All beautiful and I guess if I had any smarts I would have noticed the style difference. Did you take the cloudy shot in black and white or desaturate it in Photoshop? I always wonder which is better. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread nablusoss1008
That's what Cartier-Bresson said of his work during numerous interviews. Ofcourse his work is artistic, he simply had other and higher ideas about what art is, ideas he tried to fulfill late in life, nothing of which came close to much of what he produced with a camera. The work of Edward

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife]
Thanks, I was curious to see how things were going in your venue. From what I've seen and heard you do that venue quite well. Yes there is software development outsourcing to the Philippines too. BTW, I've also read that is a good place to make your retirement fund stretch. Studio work

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 10/28/2014 5:30 PM, curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: Wow Richard, those are gorgeous. Which one? I'll bet in print they are even better. Now I'm confused. There are no prints - I am a painter. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : That's what Cartier-Bresson said of his work during numerous interviews. Ofcourse his work is artistic, he simply had other and higher ideas about what art is, ideas he tried to fulfill late in life, nothing of which came

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
M: I feel lucky that I was able to make the jump into educational entertainment because, like you, I have musician friends still banging the club circuit and living off of girlfriends and wives. In many ways I should thank Maharishi because it was because of the presentation skills I developed

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife]
For almost the same reason I had to play emcee for some of the groups I played in during the 1980s because the other musicians weren't good at it. But I was the first person to pass the intro lecture part of TTC. One of the course leaders asked how I got to such an advanced state and that

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread steve.sun...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
My best friend in high school was a gifted artist, and the best ceramicist in the school. He could center the clay immediately, make thin walls, lips, lids with ease, while I would struggle with each of those things. I am still in awe of artists who are able to draw or create art with

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Great story. I think that is why I have gravitated toward groups of teaching artists in the last 7 years. They not only can perform or create art, but they enjoy discussing it. It is like they have both sides of their brain hooked up. I'm sure you have been around musicians with such an

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-28 Thread Xenophaneros Anartaxius anartax...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
These are really nice photos here. The composition is good. This is one of the first things poor photography lacks. These are also technically competent, which is fortunately much easier to achieve these days. I have put up a few snapshots occasionally but I tend to delete them after a while. I

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-27 Thread lengli...@cox.net [FairfieldLife]
Schneider is certainly a true believer, but why do you call him a jackass? L ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, mjackson74@... wrote : The fact that they had that jackass Bob Schneider, a cardiologist, doing a lecture on Vedic psychiatry which was primarily more Movement bullshit of

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-27 Thread anartax...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Okay Nabbie, I listened to the Robert Johnson recording and to some of Curtis's recordings on YouTube. This is regarding you one note theory of music here. Granted some instruments tone productions can be a thing that must be practised, sounding a note on a violin is rather complex. But

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread nablusoss1008
The noise you produce was even worse when playing inside a room with a microphone in a video you probably deleted. For good reasons. You see now that I find you extremely pretentious and perhaps, though I doubt it, understand why I find your critisism of Maharishi as silly as your playing.

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread TurquoiseBee turquoi...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
From: nablusoss1008 no_re...@yahoogroups.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Sunday, October 26, 2014 10:53 AM Subject: Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness The noise you produce was even worse when playing inside a room with a

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread nablusoss1008
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb@... wrote : From: nablusoss1008 no_re...@yahoogroups.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Sunday, October 26, 2014 10:53 AM Subject: Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness The

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread anartax...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
The difference between an amateur and a professional is the professional makes his living at it. An amateur does not necessarily mean unskilled. I have to leave for New York City in a couple of minutes so I do not have time for additional comments at this time. I will listen to the video later.

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread Michael Jackson mjackso...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Ha ha! I love it! I would be mighty interested in knowing th eanswer to #6 as well - appalling that Nabby lives in Norway - a fine country and one much too good for him. It is interesting that he has not chosen to live in London, next door to his much vaunted Benjy Creme, so he can haunt his

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread TurquoiseBee turquoi...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
From: nablusoss1008 no_re...@yahoogroups.com ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb@... wrote : 6. Finally, do you think you'd still be welcome in Vlodrop or in any official TM flying facility? Absolutely. My standing in the Movement is without blemish and I can join any

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread TurquoiseBee turquoi...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
From: Michael Jackson mjackso...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com Sent: Sunday, October 26, 2014 12:46 PM Subject: Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread Michael Jackson mjackso...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
And I'm very much part of the Movement but never had the time nor the opportunity to do the rectification You are so full of shit - if you really were part of the Movement you would have gotten recertified - you don't because they won't take you because you are a Benjy Creme fanatic and you

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread nablusoss1008
Comments below. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb@... wrote : From: nablusoss1008 no_re...@yahoogroups.com ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb@... wrote : 6. Finally, do you think you'd still be welcome in Vlodrop or in any official TM flying facility?

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread fleetwood_macnche...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
I just came across this, Barry, some sort of self-rating scale you wanted me to participate in, regarding my perception, of those reading, of me? What an waste of time. Actually, just make 'em up for me - I think it matters to you, a lot more than it does to me. Again, its that spiritual

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread Michael Jackson mjackso...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Oh no no no no Sal! Haven't you read Share's gushing posts about what a grand effort the TMO is officially putting forth to combat suicides in Fairfield??? They certainly don't need to admit TM isn't the cure for all things. They are doing all SORTS of fabulous things, all created and

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : The noise you produce was even worse when playing inside a room with a microphone in a video you probably deleted. For good reasons. M: I haven't deleted any videos but then I don't post all of the ones of me. My two CDs

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread salyavin808
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, mjackson74@... wrote : Oh no no no no Sal! Haven't you read Share's gushing posts about what a grand effort the TMO is officially putting forth to combat suicides in Fairfield??? They certainly don't need to admit TM isn't the cure for all things. They

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 10/26/2014 8:09 AM, Michael Jackson mjackso...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: Oh no no no no Sal! Haven't you read Share's gushing posts about what a grand effort the TMO is officially putting forth to combat suicides in Fairfield??? They certainly don't need to admit TM isn't the cure

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 10/26/2014 8:27 AM, salyavin808 wrote: Shorn of the religious hyperbole the TMO might become a more realistic school of thought and might do more good in the world when it isn't scaring off anyone who doesn't like the sight of crowns and ranks of chanting Hindoo boys and teaching astrology

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 10/26/2014 7:08 AM, Michael Jackson mjackso...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: And I'm very much part of the Movement but never had the time nor the opportunity to do the rectification You are so full of shit - if you really were part of the Movement you would have gotten recertified -

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 10/26/2014 5:09 AM, TurquoiseBee turquoi...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: I'm really interested in your answer to the last question, because I've been contacted by someone in Europe who has offered to give me your real name and the real story of why you are no longer part of the TM

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread steve.sun...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Jeez, Michael, doubling down on your idiocy, doesn't somehow make you look clever, or smart. It,.. unfortunately..just makes you look.more idiotic. Sorry about that. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, mjackson74@... wrote : Oh no no no no

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread nablusoss1008
I respect you for making a living from being independent. What I object to is your insistence again and again on using the words art and artist. You must have some nerve to use those words about yourself and the stuff you are doing. It undermines whatever else you have to say because you

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 10/26/2014 9:03 AM, steve.sun...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: Jeez, Michael, doubling down on your idiocy, doesn't somehow make you look clever, or smart. /It's starting to look like a FFL war on women. If Judy was still around she would have taken this rumormonger to task a long

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread steve.sun...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
A persistent fallacy with you, Michael. You assume that anyone who is a supporter of the movement, or who has goodwill towards the movement, must somehow be a regular meditator, of if they are a teacher, go to be re-certified, or if they have learned the siddhis, they must practice them. It

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread Share Long sharelon...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Hey MJ, I'm just balancing out your gushings, if that's what we could call them! Still wishing you more peace and happiness... On Sunday, October 26, 2014 8:12 AM, Michael Jackson mjackso...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com wrote:   Oh no no no no Sal!

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread Share Long sharelon...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
salyavin, from my own experience I think that TM is necessary for emotional good health. But it's not sufficient. Just as it's not sufficient to deal with a toothache or a broken finger or a floundering marriage. Anyway, ALL the issues that have been brought up here, have been brought up in

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
--In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, no_re...@yahoogroups.com wrote : I respect you for making a living from being independent. What I object to is your insistence again and again on using the words art and artist. You must have some nerve to use those words about yourself and the stuff you

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread nablusoss1008
This will do as a headline: dilettante: : a person whose interest in an art or in an area of knowledge is not very deep or serious. You who have never been at one of my shows or even listened to my CDs have no clue how deep this river runs. That's right, my opinion is formed by the stuff

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-26 Thread Michael Jackson mjackso...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
The fact that they had that jackass Bob Schneider, a cardiologist, doing a lecture on Vedic psychiatry which was primarily more Movement bullshit of think sweet thoughts, don't think negative thoughts, read Hindoo scriptures and do TM - that says what the Movement really thinks and is doing

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-25 Thread nablusoss1008
You're right and I have no regrets as I'm fed up with Curtis, the howler from the streets, pretending to have something useful to say about the Movement. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, steve.sundur@... wrote : Just an ugly comment. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com,

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-25 Thread fleetwood_macnche...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Curtis and Barry's message is always the same, My life sucks, but look over there, look what Maharishi did XX years ago! How scandalous, how horrible, how beautifully distracting!!. As the bumper sticker says, Same shit, different day. It is amazing, how, once their motivations are sussed out,

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-25 Thread Michael Jackson mjackso...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
the most salient point of all this is that it is being done OUTSIDE the Movement - it is NOT being conducted by the Movement, nor the university thou they may be involved to some extent (you know Beddinger has to be there to take names). The Movement will NEVER acknowledge anything this

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-25 Thread 'Richard J. Williams' pundits...@gmail.com [FairfieldLife]
On 10/24/2014 7:31 PM, steve.sun...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: Ouch! When you encounter it? /Maybe he lives across the street from a paper mill, which would explain his condition of curled up lip. Or, maybe he has a chronic curled up lip condition because he is on social media most

Re: [FairfieldLife] Re: FFL Hating Turq and Belief in God is a form of mental illness

2014-10-25 Thread curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, fleetwood_macncheese@... wrote : Curtis and Barry's message is always the same, My life sucks, M: Lemme just stop you here. This is a boldfaced lie Jim and you know it. Out of the thousands of posts from us I challenge you to find ONE that says this. Both

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