Kim Jung Youn, Richard Canard, Maria Morisot (Moriarty!), and RCBz

My Seoul Mate Kim sent me this quiet wish for peace. (The numbers are the digits to her Swiss Bank Account). Thank you, Kim

The Aphorist from Carbondale (possible folk hit) has struck again with four 4 (count'em) One, Two, Three, Four....brand new won't-fit-in-any-old-fortune-cookie bits o' wisdom. (Do you see how the language of the marketplace has totally destroyed my ability to communicate except in the guise of a carnival barker? This is the numbskulling influence of television at work. We'll return now to our regular show.) I love how he adds that "always" in number four. Even Sir Richard is experiencing the softening of the arteries that comes with the mushy season. I salute you, Richard for your dedicated introspection and willingness to share what comes of it. Thank you.

Maria is going through her minimalist phase but nonetheless still expressive. I fear fulfilling her Xmas Card list is going to do her in this year. Maria, stay that pen for a fortnight & more in order that your spirit might be restored. Quoth the Meathead, Nevermore! Thank you, Maria.

Finally, a bit of mush from our friend in St. Clown.

The Man From St. Clown has found the perfect expression for this year's sinkin' soufflé of a season. He's pretty good at that. (I think I see a nod to Richard Hamilton in there somewhere.) But even RCBz gets sentimental at this time of year. To wit: this touching poem that sums up a lot of my true feelings about the holiday. Thank you, doubly, RCBz.

And here's a sneak preview of the SNIDELY UNEXPURGATED version of our Xmas Card this year. Best wishes and courage (as old Dan Rather used to say). We'll need it to get past this nasty bit o' history.

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Comment by David Stafford on December 18, 2015 at 6:48pm

Yes, here we say, "I tossed my cookies," which roughly translated means, "I'll try to fit Richard's wisdom into a very large fortune cookie." Roughly.

Comment by Dean aka Artist in Seine on December 17, 2015 at 11:43am

a Cookie, comin' up?  Must be an American expression.

Comment by David Stafford on December 17, 2015 at 1:37am

Dean, I'll get right on it...Canard in a Cookie, comin' up.

Comment by Dean aka Artist in Seine on December 16, 2015 at 12:56pm

Very funny.  I can't wait for the Best of Cd to come out.

Love Richard's Text and it would be wonderful to put them in a fortune-cookie or even a Christmas Cracker.  No, maybe just a fortune-cookie.

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 16, 2015 at 12:51pm
Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 16, 2015 at 12:42pm

Happy Holidays to you, too, David!

Great mail art, great blog! 

(and thanks for the "radio music" :-)

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