Me And My Sweet Boyfriend

August 8, 2011   I haven't written too many posts about my boyfriend and I except for a poem that I wrote about a trip that we went on together, so I thought I'd just post a few pictures of us.             These...

Homunculus

Before the days of Aristotle it was thought that tiny fully formed beings were held inside of the mother's ovaries and every drop of the father's sperm. These beings or homunculus had all of parts needed to be a living thing except one, life. The...

Shoot!

Shoot!   The jury's out on my night wear. He forgot his manual And it's not safe to wing. The doors are locked. Click. Dead air hits my face. I'll be back soon.   -tulakrystal

Passage To The Sea

August 5, 2011   Passage To The Sea   Sunrise tellins nestle beneath the crystalline sand, Each with a secret to share about a sea swept land. Star-shaped flowers and jellyfish clovers drift aloft, As sea turtles graze and silvery...

Christmas

I know it's a strange time of year to be posting about Christmas, but I wanted to write something about it anyway.    I've found 2 versions of the same song that represent different attitudes about Christmas.   Where are you Christmas?...

Minus

August 4, 2011   My favorite and the only web comic that I read is called Minus. Minus is it's an award-winning, controversial, fantasy/humor web-comic about a young girl named minus who has the power to change almost anything in the world...

Snipers

August 4, 2011   Yesterday I saw a very interesting show on the History Channel about snipers in wars. This show told about how when you’re a sniper in the military, your mindset is that the other person is the enemy and that you have to shoot...

Gentle Truth

July 31, 2011   Gentle Truth   Light is twisting like falling butterfly wings. Yesterday I couldn't remember so many things. Love, love won't you blossom, I pray. So hear my song. Veritas gentle.   -tulakrystal

Valentine's Message

July 2, 2011   Here’s a little piece that I wrote that reflects what I think that St. Valentine would say.             I fight to watch the crystal stars glisten in heaven as moments seep by.   Moments are time enough...

Bugs!

July 2, 2011   I just love to learn about insects. I know that a lot of people think that they're gross, but I find them to be interesting and some of them, like the tortoise beetle are really cute!     I like insects so much, that...

Myokymia

July 2, 2011   I’ve noticed at times that when people are stressed out they tend to have spasms in their eyelids. These spasms may cause either their upper or lower eyelids to twitch in a saccadic way or it may be in the form of a prolonged...

Feathers: Form, Function, and Evolution

July 2, 2011   “If birds of a feather flock together, they don’t learn enough,” said the famous American author and businessman Robert Half. He may be right in his statement about people who are too much alike not learning enough, but...

What Constitutes A Sane Person?

July 2, 2011   A while back I had to go to an oral surgeon to get some work done on a tooth that I broke after fainting in Wal-Mart. While sitting in the waiting room, I saw a guy sitting on the phone talking on the phone. I guess I was...

Dancing In The Rain

July 2, 2011   So many people dislike the rain because they find it to be a nuisance at times. However, there are many great reasons as to why someone could like the rain. It’s to curl up in a warm blanket and sleep while rain falls. The rain...

Mechacon!

July 2, 2011   I went to Mechacon in New Orleans. My friends and I were there for 14 hours and we had a great time!   The weather was hot, humid, and cloudy and it drizzled outside making it even more humid. Plus, the air conditioner...

Pandas and Beetles

July 2, 2011   Pandas   Far to the east where the mist swirls through the conifer-covered peaks of the Qionglai Mountains of China, where a kaleidoscope of colors can be seen during the autumn and rhododendron flowers decorate the...

Greek Christian Monks

July 2, 2011   Recently, I was reading a story about the monastic community of Mount Athos in northern Greece. There are more than 20 monasteries on this mountainous island above the Aegean Sea. The Simonos Petras monastery was founded in 1257...