Monkey Spoons

Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry - Hogsmeade Scotland - Highland UK (1974 - 1981)
Interests: (107)
1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 19th century, 80's music, ambient music, anime, art, art journals, artists, artzines, bauhaus, big band, book arts, bookbinding, buddhism, burial grounds, caitlin kiernan, candles, cats, classical music, coffee houses, conspiracy theory, costumes, costuming, count basie, creativity, creatures in my head, crooning, cthulhu mythos, doctor who, drawing, dreams, dreamweaver, duke ellington, edgar allan poe, elizabeth bear, england, experimental fiction, film noir, flea markets, found objects, full moons, geeks, gnomes, goth, graphic design, gustave dore, h. p. lovecraft, halloween, harlan ellison, history, horror, html, huntsville, j.r.r. tolkien, journalism, journals, kitsch, lavay smith, letterboxing, lounge singers, mandalas, medieval, mortuary science, mourning jewelry, movies, music, neil gaiman, nick bantock, old movie theaters, outer space, outsider art, paper arts, photography, photojournalism, pinup art, pirates, poppy z. brite, punk, r. crumb, rat pack, ray bradbury, renaissance, retro, roleplaying games, salvador dali, sandman, science fiction, self portraits, short stories, sufi dancing, surrealism, swing, tattoos, thai food, typewriters, underground comics, vegetarian, victorian flower language, visiting cemeteries, william blake, william shakespeare, writing, yoga, zen,
Nothing of him that doth fade,
But doth suffer a sea-change,
Into something rich and strange.

-- from Shakespeare's "The Tempest", inscribed on Percy Bysshe Shelley's tombstone.

"We are like the spider,
we weave our life
and then move along in it.

We are like the dreamer,
who dreams,
and then lives in the dream,
this is true for the entire universe."

-from the Taittiriya Upanishad