Monthly Archives: May 2009

Desire links

The 26′ Westerly Centaur sloop ‘Desire’ is awaits our arrival atop a lava flow on the big island. Here are some details and specs. http://web.grinnell.edu/individuals/zeiss/boat/WesterlyOwner.html http://www.yachtsnet.co.uk/archives/westerly-centaur/westerly-centaur.htm http://westerly-owners.co.uk/boat_centaur_26.htm

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Training today

8:55 – 9:55 blog preparation Preparing to launch the blog.

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Train

May 28, 2009… Train as in practice, not what hobos ride. How do we prepare ourselves for anything. Just because I am drinking a beer right now doesn’t mean that I couldn’t whoop a battalion of fascists with one arm … Continue reading

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Knowledge archive

After several blogging experiments – Mistakes I have made, Awesomesheet and Desire – I begin to have some clarity on what the objective is. This I knew… • Keep the network humming with the latest news. • Distribution improves the … Continue reading

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Train

Train as in practice, not what hobos ride. How do I get ready for anything? What abilities and awareness are needed to pull off On Desire? Pre-production training May 28 – June 5 Daily blog planning and update, (30 minutes … Continue reading

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Vision

Vision is an articulation of the elemental ideas that motivate and inspire a project. Why would two guys wander around the Hawaiian islands on a sailboat? Certainly this is a silly question – given the chance, who wouldn’t wander around … Continue reading

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Aloha Beulah

Here a silver gray and green morning with rain lightly tapping on spring leaves, copper roof and stone.  Location – Artist house, Beulah, Michigan, USA, Earth. It’s exceptional and a little hard to believe. I drove 18 hours in a … Continue reading

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Whatever it is I am about to do

What I was doing can no longer be neatly contained by the descriptions previously posted. Just as Desire has to be pulled from the lava flow, fitted and rigged (insert sloopish jargon here) so too On Desire must be made … Continue reading

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Aloha New York City

It’s about 2:30 pm on Sunday the 23 of April 2009 by the mad reckoning of the Gregorian calendar. I am gorging on tofu and onions with a dash of tumeric, just a few vacuum swipes away from departure. Leaving … Continue reading

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Birthday present

From:     Thorsten Andresen Subject:     use of image Date:     May 18, 2009 2:14:15 AM EDT To:     Dan Kelly Cc:     Nils Sparwasser Dear Dan Kelly, Thank your for your interest in our images. I am happy to … Continue reading

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Instruments of mass creation

I’ve been listening to Zietgeist addendum today while rotoscoping Almonds and had a flash on self education. My brother Steve and I have been talking about how students emerge from college with significant debt. His kids (my nephews) are not … Continue reading

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Thanks universe and by the way…

The universe comes through – I’ve sold my car and more production gear. Just one big hurdle left – sublet. To keep a NYC apartment while you travel and not sink into a morass of debt,  you’ve got to find … Continue reading

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Dance and rice congee

Irene and I went to see Alexandra Beller/Dances ‘s at the Abron Arts Center then debriefed afterwards at Great New York Noodletown – where we saw former Mayor Ed Koch eating at a quiet table in the corner. He seemed … Continue reading

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Kai’s Babalu chronicles, May 3

9:00am PST – 166 knm off of Baja, 23 knm from Guadalupe Island We’re sailing along at ~6 knots with a reefed main. Feeling fine to be on the open blue again with 3300 meters of water under the keel … Continue reading

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Wishing machine

Here’s a lecture William Burroughs made at Naropa. There’s interesting material here about a machine he experimented with and his critique of science’s indefensible split of consciousness and external reality. naropa_william_s_burroughs_class A few of the references that Burroughs mentions… Frontiers … Continue reading

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Movie strategy

Robert Greenwald’s Brave New Foundation is trying something interesting. They are posting chapters of the documentary Rethinking Afghanistan as they are completed. This provides for a lot of interaction and audience involvement, even audience building. Here’s the URL… http://rethinkafghanistan.com/ I … Continue reading

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Kai’s Babalu chronicles, May 1

07:30 am PST We are finally away from the dock and the associated land based madness headed for sea with all systems go! We play our theme song as we wave bye to friends and muppets.

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