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28 October 2007
Dear Lorne,

Having a web sight your own can be a more comprehensive means of self expression. With the pressures imposed by modern society, sometimes there is just not enough time to really get to know someone. There is usually much more complexity than what shows on the surface, yet people tend to take mental snapshots, when even an entire photo album dedicated to a certain individual would still be far lacking in crucial dimension.

If someone is truly interested in learning more about me, it is easier to refer them to my sight, where I have been able to find the time to better express myself by sharing my songs and letters. When was the last time you were in a position where you felt to need to explain yourself? When you are a somebody with more people wanting to know more about you, there are more research resources available. While perhaps of varying accuracy, this background info can at least be a starting point for more lucid inquiry.

But when you are still relatively unknown, others may wonder who you are or what you are up to.
Believe it or not, I generally prefer to talk about myself as little as possible. I would rather be remembered mainly by the positive impact I made in improving the lives of others. Van Gogh started out as a preacher. Lucky he had a wealthy brother to help him out so he could focus on his paintings of which only one was ever sold in his lifetime. When asked why he painted, he once said that it was to have something to offer others.

The internet has become so much smoke and mirrors, when originally it was intended to better share information. One of the fundamental elements that seems to all too often get lost in the shuffle is the truth. Ever wonder who and what is behind the image you see on the screen? Anyone who may be at all interesting, by definition defies encapsulation. The sight wants to say: "Hello world, here I am, please have a look." But all it can ever hope to do is offer a smattering of glimpses.      A reference tool is just that, a tool, yet communication is a two way street, interactive.
There is no substitute for eye contact or a handshake to convey a true feeling of who you are.

Cold hearted orb rules the night, removes the colors from our sight, red is grey & yellow white  But we decide which is right and which is an illusion....