Hey, yo whats up? How we all doin? Grim? Or you feel like… not so bad
It may be that the season of the twisted pissers is upon us, historically
speaking but I saw this video of a 3 year old chimney sweep the other day and
was like, “well, we haven’t gone back that far… yet.” and I feel like there
are shreds of hope in that thought.
I do think that hope and love are the most powerful weapons against capitalism
and oppression. This is why I’m still here. I have HOPE. I know that everyone is
just looking for LOVE even if they have the worst ways of seeking it or can’t
express the fact because of overwhelming shame. Hey, I been there.
Any-who… How do we like these end of the month check in’s? Keeping it ~ Low
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i am here. where are you?
I am here. Where are you?
I am in Biddeford Maine. Just like early humans, our relations are
converging all around the same time and place, so we follow suit. We have come
to measure our nieces and nephews and make sure they are bigger and better than
Right now I am situated right next to a salt marsh that winds around and
out to the ocean. Thunder and lightning is happening with promises from the
locals of hail.
Here is a picture from the early morning where I sat and watched the
Where are you? Send pics.
Inspiration / Insight
People like you. Especially when you are curious about them and their
stories. Especially when you delight in sharing pleasures, wisdom, treasures and
treats with them. Sure, there are some rotten apples out there – so damaged that
it’s best to steer clear. But even then it’s probably not personal. And when
good apples have rotten days and lash out, that’s not usually personal either.
Most of the people – like you! They long to tell you about themselves.
Eventually they will trust you enough to listen too.
I am INSPIRED by the picture of Moon Wan biting a zoo keeper.
I am INSPIRED by One Million Roses by Sim Soo-bong. I heard this song first
featured on Oh My Ghost!, a K-drama on netflix and was inspired to learn more
about Sim Min-kyung (Soo-bong) and her innovations within the trot genre.
Did you used to wear a wig?
Yes. (Photo by Nicola Rowlands 2016)
What’s on my turntable? – LL Cool J Bigger And Deffer (BAD)
What page is my finger on? – Last few shorts in The Complete Stories of Leonora
What herb helped me with punishing anxiety? – Lemon Balm as a tincture!!
(instant relief from bodily anxiety)
We finished all the tracking for our album and have begun mixing. Still not sure
what the title will be.
We got help from lots of friends on this one which I have never done before.
Many talented players!
First Hint: you can look forward to A LOT of drums.
We are playing 2 shows in August. Both at Permanent Records Roadhouse in LA.
Here’s the flyer for the first one with Tredici Bacci, Lina Tullgren and
a secret special guest, soon to be announced!:
Also, our shows on the east coast this September are almost set. Check
the discordfor updates soon!
So thanks again for taking this journey with me. I feel like we are at the start
of a wild ride.
Please share your feedback with me and lmk if you would like some stories or
poetic food reviews or anything in particular. Also, any questions – I’ll keep
them anon. (unless you want mention)
Pop into the discord for a new episode of Puparell and Calhoun, Doggie
Cowpokes… as well as hot pics, nice sentiments and the chance to “hear it here
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With hope and love
–Louise, for Banny Grove