Denny’s house of quits, bungles, booze — grand slams. An exploration in quits and stays.
So long. Been less than great.
The thread includes appearances from the main character types on the grand slam Large Format Forum. The main actor, the prompt for yet another caution post is the man who can’t afford photoshop cause his company doesn’t pay for internet.
Drowning my sorrows.
The cobbler bench of the dread thread.
Only one person said goodbye; took no offense. The others piled on like locker jocks at junior high. Of course the moderator proclaimed his effete status. Top of the heap of the snobby hobby — holding his glass atop the fat leg. Gotta love the selfie-ness of his life. Just another privileged consumer who should be exercising their legs instead of their privilege; their ego existence.
The burst responders provided:
A person who needs definitions is also one dependent upon rules — verified, enforced. If you, the owner’s agent won’t do it, it falls to me the wandering poster.
The end game is a swap shop at the end of the hobby. It is run by Moodle managers, redundant Government contractors, engineers that became ‘special project’ managers. These are the gatekeepers.
what remains. who
the ash. the residue. is inactive. but the key of the gathering. the structure revealed by stress.
skeleton begins with the first bone
when he quit, they were angry. Why? He said he didn’t fit; that statement brought out the gang in them — Why become angry because someone chooses to leave you. Are you that lonely; fearful that you are losing air; power; influence?
10 years ago, when someone left, some of the group reached out. A decade later and the swap meet kicks over the sale sign and shouts at the poster. Then, they return to their congratulations about the exclusive knowledge, craft commitment and pride of honor for carrying the Great Analog Tradition. Art for the Weekend. Art on Vacation. Triumph in Retirement.
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