Gerald Cannon

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I growed up po and ignant in Alabama. Then I went off to college and became a socialistic atheistic business school grad with an MBA. Not wanting to add evil capitalistic bastard to my resume, I obtained an antidote degree -the MFA. What a difference a letter makes. Now I teach college and make art. That's more fun and I'm less prone to drift toward the dark side. So, at the advanced age of sixty.... I have chosen mind over matter, joined the League of Defensive Pessimists and have no better answers, only fewer questions.

Gerald Cannon
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“Just living is not enough.  One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”  ~ Hans Christian Anderson “Your life passes before your eyes.”  That thought occurred to him when, soon after he took the above picture in Munich and then boarded a luxury ICE…

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A Sixth Anniversary Redux (Email written less than six months after Katrina.  Lest we forget how things were for thousands of us trying to take action in a void of all but insane planning committees.) A commission, unelected, refusing individual input from citizens, has been…