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Tom Hendricks's Blog – June 2011 Archive (9)

Musea art contest 6/28/11

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
These are hard times. Money is tight. Can't help but think of this "right on the money" quote from ....  Well who and where IS IT from?
"Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery."
IS:
Wilkins Micawber, The character from Charles Dicken's…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 28, 2011 at 10:03am — No Comments

Music Premiere by Musea zinester at 9PM Sat. Nite LOUNGE MUSIC

Listeners,
When the clock strikes 9 tonight, you can hear my new song "Lounge Music" in a youtube video that I will post on my blog site. 
I've written over 1,500 songs but few that would be considered lounge music - here's one. I hope you have as much fun hearing it, as I did making it.
Let me hear what you hear and like!
Tech note: Video starts out with lots…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 25, 2011 at 6:59pm — No Comments

WMZ weekly art quiz from Musea to test your art smarts

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
Speaking of skyscrapers, this famous one has incorporated rocks and stones from more than 100 major architectural buildings from across the world into it's walls. They include pieces of the Taj Mahal, Great Wall of China, Great Pyramid, the Parthenon, even the Alamo and a moon rock! Name this skyscraper.
IS:
Chicago's Tribune Tower. For a list of the 120 historic site stones,…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 22, 2011 at 10:44am — No Comments

The LOST TAPES - Bullfrog (Bach for Tubas - origina)

The LOST TAPES series. (Music from the 80's and 90's re-found.)
BULLFROG 
Pretend Bach liked two things, Frogs and Tubas
The band is me on Cat Keys (my synthesizer)
______________________________________________________
Tom Hendricks 
for ALL the LOST TAPES go to musea.us or to my blog…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 17, 2011 at 9:16pm — No Comments

National Hiring Days - More People Join the Cause

Musea Extra:  Web Friends Weigh in With Their Support

 

My idea of a National Hiring Day has attracted the attention of Murph Murphy, a poster I have met on the news site Huffington Post.  He liked the idea, talked it over with some of his friends, and they came up with this revision.  I like it.  Murph also has some important connections both in the government and the media, that he can contact.  I look forward to seeing what they say.

In the meantime here is the new,…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 14, 2011 at 11:06am — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 6/13/11

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
The Flat Iron Building is a landmark of New York City. Let's say for the argument of this question that you have offices on the North Side of the Flat Iron Building - the higher up the better. What other NYC landmark can you see from your windows?
IS:
The Empire State Building.  For more see …
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 13, 2011 at 10:21am — No Comments

Poems Written in Early June 2011

Poems written in early June  of 2011

[poem notes in brackets like this]
POEMS
1.  [Zen-ish]
my head's
become
weightless
2.  [vision poem]
and I saw a field
of box shaped blossoms
that fit together
into one big flower
when all their sides
leaned together
in just the exact
amount of wind
3.  [see also the recent Musea issue…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 11, 2011 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 6/8/11

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
This farmhouse near Hartfield, was, over decades, the home of two British greats - the earlier resident was a noted Children books author. The later resident was a rock pioneer. Though they seem to have nothing else in common, they both lived at the same home. Name the farm house.
IS:
Cotchford Farm. A. A. Milne, author of all the Winnie-the-Pooh stories, lived there in the twenties, and…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 8, 2011 at 11:23am — No Comments

Poems Written In Lat May 2011

Poems written in late  May of 2011

[poem notes in brackets like this]
POEMS
1.   [What if???]
found on the Moon
a Rosetta Stone!
2. [simple poem, double meaning]
I turn around
but the fog is heavy
it's hard to see
anything clearly
3. 
Moon you conjuror you -
taking in rays of the sun
into your gray and barren land.
then sending them…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 1, 2011 at 11:22am — No Comments

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