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  • Apocryphal Wave
    shenanigans of some local politicians It was so depressing that these elected officials could treat the people I live with so poorly and with such disrespect that I found myself in a cave today So while I was in there I did some Art In this blog are three images and they are called the Apocryphal Wave Series Here I will save you the trouble apocryphal əˈpäkrəfəl adjective of a story or statement of doubtful authenticity although widely circulated as being true Revelation I found these photographs buried in a 27 000 image edit file digital cave this evening and decided to paint a little bit Brightened my mood Here is a little editorial piece written by Camille Harris today She pretty accurately describes what is happening to Venturans But it is more than just my podunk little town It is all of California Yep You know what comes next As California goes Time to build something apocryphal No one will notice Everybody does it So here you go Three images They are real Okay so they may NOT be photorealistic but at least someone is being honest around here Proverb Seth Godin pounds a few nails into the framework of restructuring in this blog So cognitive dissonance well in hand I have crept out of the digital cave and seeing it sleeping on the hillside have tipped the first cow in the series Take your community back You live there You pay for it Your children deserve that It is how this State will return to health It is where safety health and happiness lie Mind the cow though Posted in Blog A Day at the Beach World Oceans Day 4 Responses to Apocryphal Wave Shawn Alladio says May 26 2011 at 9 31 am And life goes on

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  • Apocryphal Wave
    spirited shenanigans of some local politicians It was so depressing that these elected officials could treat the people I live with so poorly and with such disrespect that I found myself in a cave today So while I was in there I did some Art In this blog are three images and they are called the Apocryphal Wave Series Here I will save you the trouble apocryphal əˈpäkrəfəl adjective of a story or statement of doubtful authenticity although widely circulated as being true Revelation I found these photographs buried in a 27 000 image edit file digital cave this evening and decided to paint a little bit Brightened my mood Here is a little editorial piece written by Camille Harris today She pretty accurately describes what is happening to Venturans But it is more than just my podunk little town It is all of California Yep You know what comes next As California goes Time to build something apocryphal No one will notice Everybody does it So here you go Three images They are real Okay so they may NOT be photorealistic but at least someone is being honest around here Proverb Seth Godin pounds a few nails into the framework of restructuring in this blog So cognitive dissonance well in hand I have crept out of the digital cave and seeing it sleeping on the hillside have tipped the first cow in the series Take your community back You live there You pay for it Your children deserve that It is how this State will return to health It is where safety health and happiness lie Mind the cow though Posted in Blog A Day at the Beach World Oceans Day 4 Responses to Apocryphal Wave Shawn Alladio says May 26 2011 at 9 31 am And life goes

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  • Ventura Groans
    it will be examined for compliance with State law first and ultimately Federal If the city is found to have violated those laws defense is very difficult as the City has in it s employ litigators also known as City Attorneys So if found to be in violation of the law the blame game comes to a halt pretty quickly as you see exactly where the buck stops The last choice is what Cities do not want to ever occur Here is why If a City Government which is an incorporated entity has been found guilty of violation of State or Federal law in the writing of and enforcement of it s municipal codes and on examination it turns out that they have been making claims on their insurance for errors and omissions the Insurance provider will generally be required to cancel that Corporation s policy as legally as you cannot insure crime Why was it a crime Because the City has in house legal counsel They know the law This demonstrates intent Then as the corporate structure evaporates the officers of that city which wrote the municipal code become potentially individually liable for crime and in turn are open to civil litigation for the damage wrought by that code What can occur as now the City has in effect killed its ability to govern is that the duty of Governance may be turned over to the county What this does is completely eliminate a layer of government and expense to taxpayers This is not as implausible or positive as it appears to be at first Fiscal viability of an entity is based on the simple law of cause and effect Public inability to pay for Government creates pressure on Government to survive If that Government collapses the obligation to Govern goes to the next highest authority With a City collapsing the burden of governance can fall on the County This has been seen lately So the fiscal system is intertwined The public must thrive for Government to exist If it falters and the cost of Governance stays rigid it all collapses in on itself eventually Ventura is in trouble financially because California is in trouble and State budget funded income streams are fast disappearing What the disappearance of State and in some cases Federal funds does is place extreme pressure on the City to survive So the City makes fiscal choices based on increasing income And Ventura has made some possibly poor legal and business choices as Government typically does not run their business according to benefit being equal to or in excess of cost This is due to the historic existence of external capitalization via State and Federal funding and tax revenues etc Need I elaborate Time for my town to do something It starts with me I hate battle Someone always has to die But I have little choice in this one That makes me angry It may do the same to you as well if you

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  • Ventura Groans
    where it will be examined for compliance with State law first and ultimately Federal If the city is found to have violated those laws defense is very difficult as the City has in it s employ litigators also known as City Attorneys So if found to be in violation of the law the blame game comes to a halt pretty quickly as you see exactly where the buck stops The last choice is what Cities do not want to ever occur Here is why If a City Government which is an incorporated entity has been found guilty of violation of State or Federal law in the writing of and enforcement of it s municipal codes and on examination it turns out that they have been making claims on their insurance for errors and omissions the Insurance provider will generally be required to cancel that Corporation s policy as legally as you cannot insure crime Why was it a crime Because the City has in house legal counsel They know the law This demonstrates intent Then as the corporate structure evaporates the officers of that city which wrote the municipal code become potentially individually liable for crime and in turn are open to civil litigation for the damage wrought by that code What can occur as now the City has in effect killed its ability to govern is that the duty of Governance may be turned over to the county What this does is completely eliminate a layer of government and expense to taxpayers This is not as implausible or positive as it appears to be at first Fiscal viability of an entity is based on the simple law of cause and effect Public inability to pay for Government creates pressure on Government to survive If that Government collapses the obligation to Govern goes to the next highest authority With a City collapsing the burden of governance can fall on the County This has been seen lately So the fiscal system is intertwined The public must thrive for Government to exist If it falters and the cost of Governance stays rigid it all collapses in on itself eventually Ventura is in trouble financially because California is in trouble and State budget funded income streams are fast disappearing What the disappearance of State and in some cases Federal funds does is place extreme pressure on the City to survive So the City makes fiscal choices based on increasing income And Ventura has made some possibly poor legal and business choices as Government typically does not run their business according to benefit being equal to or in excess of cost This is due to the historic existence of external capitalization via State and Federal funding and tax revenues etc Need I elaborate Time for my town to do something It starts with me I hate battle Someone always has to die But I have little choice in this one That makes me angry It may do the same to you as well if

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  • Hybrid Vigor
    is reserved for describing the increased performance of a species But in Ventura California we have been seeing our fair share of the above described noun more in the form of a verb Verbs denote action When a person and in turn a community becomes insular the processes of growth cease Of course growth has many forms But the one we all ought to be after is sustainable personal and community growth This sort provides a stable platform that better ensures an economic social and even spiritual future for a community Several years ago I noticed a change in Ventura and I believe it may be in response to not just published media but efforts on the part of some folks not in City Hall but employed by the City Those folks with Global scope at heart began to craft a public persona for this town that communicated the unique venue for people to live in that is Ventura California I saw people begin to move here from various parts of the globe With them came new ideas tone flavor that in a short period of time began to create a cultural shift McGrath Family Farms Party Cultures have the same affect on a community as filters do on light They color them Those filters can make a community ugly or pretty productive or destructive This shift was a good one But here is the deal if my town changes from it s eco conscious art savvy community driven sense of purpose the flow of people here would shift and likely not in a good way Attractive Environment With much controversy surrounding the lack of enforcement of our Federal Immigration laws it is a quirky thing to do to argue for an influx of foreigners But here again is another

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  • Wonder
    or abilities a wonder drug in sing a surprising event or situation it is a wonder that losses are not much greater The worse things have become for the country the more I have said yes to endeavors that point out the fabulous the blessing the awe inspiring Why Because we need them I want my family friends and country to thrive Inspiration is the fuel of innovation and we need that right now Possibly like never before So I am going to continue with tail feathers on fire and hope the sparks ignite something in enough people that I feel it is safe to rest a bit I wonder Here is some It is all that I have to offer you But it may be enough if you treat it as seed We need to plant seeds right now No future harvest exists without them Liam Wonder Looking for Rainbows Hans Rathje Zuma Hans Zuma Minor Monitor Burn Contrast Bliss Indian Summer Sunset My son Jon me Family Posted in Blog Texture Collateral Damage 15 Responses to Wonder Stan Bodner says November 8 2009 at 11 14 am Talent aside you are an inspiration A true muse Reply Mary says November 8 2009 at 1 25 pm You do inspire David Sometimes I need to life line to see the light And other times I can be that light or lifeline for another These are troubled times and baby it ain t gonna get better real soon so buckle up and hunker down Your imagines are a gift Thank you Reply Rob D says November 8 2009 at 1 45 pm Eddie Murphy said it best Gooney Goo Goo Ha A force of wonder you are my friend Reply admin says November 8 2009 at 4 59 pm To all of you who have commented here May we move out in unison and make a difference Thank you and cheers you bright lights Reply Eric says November 8 2009 at 2 14 pm David you are Fire Stoker supreme Thanks Reply Eric says November 8 2009 at 3 41 pm Love the photo of the Indian Summer Pier I think it is the best photo I have seen of the pier with the exception of the photo s of it being taken out by a huge wave but that is a different category and not serene like this one Reply Taya says November 8 2009 at 5 22 pm Yes truly wonder ful and awe inspiring works Thanks for the uplifting words it is true be the change you want to see in the world So happy to be your friend Reply gayle says November 8 2009 at 9 08 pm Loved seeing the picture of you and John Reply Korina Kempf says November 9 2009 at 3 01 pm the audacity of hope makes me wonder I always think about this statement What does it mean to me What does it mean to others I like living in

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  • Wonder
    or abilities a wonder drug in sing a surprising event or situation it is a wonder that losses are not much greater The worse things have become for the country the more I have said yes to endeavors that point out the fabulous the blessing the awe inspiring Why Because we need them I want my family friends and country to thrive Inspiration is the fuel of innovation and we need that right now Possibly like never before So I am going to continue with tail feathers on fire and hope the sparks ignite something in enough people that I feel it is safe to rest a bit I wonder Here is some It is all that I have to offer you But it may be enough if you treat it as seed We need to plant seeds right now No future harvest exists without them Liam Wonder Looking for Rainbows Hans Rathje Zuma Hans Zuma Minor Monitor Burn Contrast Bliss Indian Summer Sunset My son Jon me Family Posted in Blog Texture Collateral Damage 15 Responses to Wonder Stan Bodner says November 8 2009 at 11 14 am Talent aside you are an inspiration A true muse Reply Mary says November 8 2009 at 1 25 pm You do inspire David Sometimes I need to life line to see the light And other times I can be that light or lifeline for another These are troubled times and baby it ain t gonna get better real soon so buckle up and hunker down Your imagines are a gift Thank you Reply Rob D says November 8 2009 at 1 45 pm Eddie Murphy said it best Gooney Goo Goo Ha A force of wonder you are my friend Reply admin says November 8 2009 at 4 59 pm To all of you who have commented here May we move out in unison and make a difference Thank you and cheers you bright lights Reply Eric says November 8 2009 at 2 14 pm David you are Fire Stoker supreme Thanks Reply Eric says November 8 2009 at 3 41 pm Love the photo of the Indian Summer Pier I think it is the best photo I have seen of the pier with the exception of the photo s of it being taken out by a huge wave but that is a different category and not serene like this one Reply Taya says November 8 2009 at 5 22 pm Yes truly wonder ful and awe inspiring works Thanks for the uplifting words it is true be the change you want to see in the world So happy to be your friend Reply gayle says November 8 2009 at 9 08 pm Loved seeing the picture of you and John Reply Korina Kempf says November 9 2009 at 3 01 pm the audacity of hope makes me wonder I always think about this statement What does it mean to me What does it mean to others I like living in

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  • Everyone Loves a Parade
    community Ventura winds up with better infrastructure eventually as a result of communal values better PD FD Politicians and City Hall The community becomes by virtue of the Democratic process a best case example of the tenets of the US Constitution Annie and Jim Aspell the Betty Bus s new owners took Donna Von Hoesslin of Betty B and Shawn Alladio of K38 along with them Saturday in a grand celebration for our community As I ran the parade line several times going against the flow whenever possible I found myself grinning like a fool at what I saw It really made me happy Diversity tolerance simple happiness and the best cross section of what Ventura California is rolling down Main St brothers sisters cousins aunts uncles fathers mothers grandparents daughters sons neighbors But really it could be anywhere USA And it should be My friend Kathleen Fitzgerald coined the phrase The Real California for Ventura To me it is bigger than that but only because of the people who call it their home As a group of us leave here for Indonesia today we go as ambassadors from a place that many believe does not really exist land of the free home of the brave We go walking and speaking softly and proudly with open arms I hate the term Ugly American America should never be ugly It all starts in your home town I love mine and will miss it while I am away A poignant soliliquy is here So if you missed the Parade here are 60 images from 160 views of An American Dream on Main Street Everybody loves a parade Click on the images for a full view For This Day at Least Posted in Blog Living is Training A Bali Journal 1 11 Responses to Everyone Loves a Parade Shawn Alladio says August 10 2009 at 1 01 am YES Perfect It was great I liked this parade It reminds me of the All American in Coronado California on the 4th of July These gatherings are an infusion of hope commerce private enterprise community the tractors were so a part of our past and a part of the Ventura agricultural theme it was so fitting I loved staring at the faces of children curbside they didn t care how silly we were their enthusiasm was addictive beautiful and mesmerizing Through the eyes of a child the zaniness of life unfolds before them Take your family to a parade Visit the Ventura County Fair Support your local businesses Support the great food at COOKE S BBQ Get some And buy a few Betty B s while you are at it you ll feel better Reply admin says August 10 2009 at 1 09 am My opinion of parades upgraded with this one Thanks Shawn You and Donna well a heckuva great big ball of fun to watch Reply Donna von Hoesslin Betty Belts says August 10 2009 at 1 25 am It was a blast

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