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The Weight (Song)

A C#m D A I pulled into Nazareth, I was feeling about half past dead. A C#m D A I just needed some place where I can lay my head. A C#m D A "Hey, Mister, can you...

Wagon Wheel (Song)

[Intro] G D Em C G D Em C G D C [Verse] G D Heading down south to the land of the pines Em C I'm thumbing my way into North Caroline G D C Staring up the road and pray to God I see headlights G...

Down Under (Song)

[VERSE 1] Bm A Bm G A Travelling in a fried out kombie---, Bm A Bm G A on a hippy trail, head full of zombie. Bm A Bm G A I met a strange lady, she made me nervous. Bm...

Africa (Song)

[Intro] C Em x4 [Verse 1] D F#m Bm I hear the drums echoin tonight D C Em Bm C Em She has only whispers of some quiet conversa - tion D F#m Bm D She's coming in twelve thirty flight the...

Lia and the Lady (Video)

Christopher Hitchens - Last Public Appearance - Dawkins Award [2011] (Video)

The End (Video)

Hitchens on Mormons Part 1 of 2 (Video)

Why I am not a Christian (Video)

Archbishop of Canterbury and Richard Dawkins (Video)

Cool Night (Song)

Intro: Em7 Bm7 Em7 Bm7 Am7 G/D D Verse: 1 Em7 Bm7 Em7 Bm7 Am7 I____sometimes wonder why all the flowers had to die G/D D Em7 Bm7 Em7 I dream about you and now____su__mmer's come and gone Bm7...

Look What You’ve Done To Me (Song)

Am:x02210 Am7:x02010 Am/C:x32210 B7:x21202 C:x32010 D:xx0232 D/F#:200232 D#:x68886 Em:022000 Esus:022200 F/A:x0321x G:320003 Gm:355333 Intro: Esus Em Am/C C x 2 Verse 1: Em D/F# Hope they never end this song Em D/F#...

Cotton Fields Back Home (Song)

G When I was a little bitty baby                           C My mama would rock me in my cradle             G                        ...

While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Song)

Here in California (Song)

Capo on 1st fret VERSE G Am G When I was young my mamma told me D Em She said child take your time C G Don't fall in love too quickly Am C Before you know your mind G Am G She held me round...

Here in California (Song)

Capo on 1st fret VERSE G Am G When I was young my mamma told me D Em She said child take your time C G Don't fall in love too quickly Am C Before you know your mind G Am G She held me...

Sweet Child in Time (Song)

Sweet child in time You'll see the line The line that's drawn between Good and bad See the blind man Shooting at the world Bullets flying Ohh taking toll If you've been bad Oh Lord I bet you have And you've not been hit Oh by flying lead You'd better close your eyes Ooohhhh bow your head Wait for...

A Time For Us (Song)

(Capo 2nd fret) Gm Dm Eb A time for us, some day there'll be, Bb Cm when chains are torn by courage born Gm of a love that's free. Dm Eb Cm Dm A time when dreams so long denied...

The Art of Living (Reading)

A succinct summary of the ideas of the great humanistic philosopher Erich Fromm on having vs. being and how to set ourselves free from the chains of our culture. https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/03/23/erich-fromm-the-art-of-living/

Look What You’ve Done To Me (Song)

Am:x02210 Am7:x02010 Am/C:x32210 B7:x21202 C:x32010 D:xx0232 D/F#:200232 D#:x68886 Em:022000 Esus:022200 F/A:x0321x G:320003 Gm:355333 Intro: Esus Em Am/C C x 2 Verse 1: Em D/F# Hope they never end this song Em D/F# This could take us all night long Gm F/A I looked at the moon, and I...

Freiheit des Herzens (Reading)

Lean On Me (Song)

Verse C F Sometimes in our lives C we all have pain Em G We all have sorrow C F But if we are wise C G C We know that there's always tomorrow Chorus C F Lean on me, when you...

Sprites Night Play (Page)

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Kookaburra (Song)

Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree Merry, merry king of the bush is he Laugh, Kookaburra! Laugh, Kookaburra! Gay your life must be Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree Eating all the gum drops he can see Stop, Kookaburra! Stop Kookaburra, leave some there for me

The Artist's Struggle for Integrity (Video)

James Baldwin Debates William F. Buckley (1965) (Video)

If the people lived their lives (Song)

Am      C                  Am If the people lived their lives                  C As if it were a song       F             C For singing out of...

Education (Page)

Note: The typo in the caption was not in Einstein's original statement.

Sliver and Gold (Song)

Intro = Am Verse 1 Am Dm Am Dying for the moment when you lie again beside me Em Dm Em Am Taste the salty tears I thought would never end Am Dm Am Gold and silver run your river deep inside...

Real Shampoo (Page)

Commerical shampoos are laden with problematic ingredients, are routinely over-priced, and stink of obnoxious artificial frangrances. There's a simple, inexpensive, and healthy alternative. Make your own. This recipe avoids the toxic and inessential ingredidents found in most commercial...

Curriculum Standards (Page)

Yellow River (Song)

E G#m C#m G#m So long boy you can take my place, got my papers I've got my pay C#m F#m B7 So pack my bags, and I'll be on my way, to yellow river E G#m Put my guns down the war is won, C#m...

Wooden Boat Challenge 2009 (Video)

Ghost Riders in the Sky (Video)

Cherokee Nation (Video)

Em Em Am They took the whole Cherokee nation, Em put us on this reservation Am Took away our ways of life, Em the tomahawk and the bow and knife Am Took away our native tongue...

Africa (Video)

Brothers in Arms (Video)

Child in time "See the blind man shooting at the world..." (Video)

From one childhood to the next.

Stairway (Video)

Stairway to Heaven (Live) (Video)

Since I've Been Loving You (Live) (Video)

Kashmir (Video)

Decline of Empires: The Signs of Decay (Video)

Bodega Bay Wooden Boat Challenge (Video)

Dhamma Study - Recognizing the Dhamma (Video)

Obama and Empire (Video)

Don Cortes Maya Flamenco Guitar (Video)

Western Redbud (Wood)

Original Californians use the twigs of the western redbud to weave baskets, and prune the shrub to encourage the growth of new twigs. The bark provides a faint reddish dye for finished baskets. The Concow tribe calls the tree dop (Konkow language)...

In Simple Terms (Reading)

Venerable Ajahn Chah was a master at using the apt and unusual simile to explain points of Dhamma. Sometimes he would make an abstract point clear with a vivid and simple image; sometimes he'd tease out the implications of an image in a way that suggested many layers of meaning, offering food...

Food for the Heart (Reading)

This book is a collection of talks Ajahn Chah gave to the monastic communities in Thailand. They are exhortations given to the communities of bhikkhus, or Buddhist monks, at his own monastery, Wat Ba Pong, and some of its branches. These talks are not intended to, and indeed cannot,...

Powderfinger (Song)

E Look out, Mama, A there's a white boat E A/E comin' up the river A With a big red beacon, and a flag, E A/E and a man on the rail A I think you'd better call John, C#m 'Cause it don't...

IF I HAD A ROCKET LAUNCHER (Song)

E 079900 D 057700 C 035500 B 024400 A 002200 E D C D E Here comes the helicopter, E D C D E Second time today E D C D E Everybody scatters E D C D E And hopes it goes away E D C D E How many kids...

Preparing Images for the Web (Page)

Preparing Images for the Web LiliO Inc. July 31, 2014  Introduction This document contain the most essential information you need to know to prepare graphic images for use on the Web.    Overview of a...

Go to sleep my little baby (Song)

Go to sleep you little baby Go to sleep you little baby Your momma's gone away and your daddy's gone to stay Didn't leave nobody but the baby Go to sleep you little baby Go to sleep you little baby Everybody's gone in the cotton and the corn Didn't leave nobody but the...

While My Guitar Gently Weeps (Story)

A 0 0 2 2 2 0 Am6 x 0 2 2 1 2 F#m 2 4 4 2 2 2 Amaj7 x 0 2 1 2 0 Bm x 2 4 4 3 2 Fmaj7 x x 3 2 1 0 Am x 0 2 2 1 0 C 0 3 2 0 1 0 G 3 2 0 0 0 3 Am/G 3 0 2 2 1 0 D x 0 0 2 3 2 Am Am/G Am6...

Kodachrome (Story)

E When I think back on all the crap I learned in high school. F#m B E F#m B E Its a wonder I can think at all. E E7 A and though my lack of education hasn't hurt...

Heartbleed: Separating FAQ From FUD (Page)

Ernie Souhrada has published a good blog post on the subject. More resources CERT’s Vulnerability Notes Database Test your website here Python script server testing Details of the bug

On top of spaghetti (Song)

(G) On top of (C) spaghetti, all covered with (G) cheese, I lost my poor (D7) meatball, when somebody (G) sneezed. It rolled off the table, and on to the floor, And then my poor meatball, rolled out of the door. It rolled in the garden, and under a bush, And then my poor meatball, was nothing...

Development (Book page)

Server Administration (Book page)

Site Administration (Book page)

Tips and Tools (Book page)

Quick list of helpful tips.  

Wreak of the day (Song)

D A Driving away from the wreck of the day C# F#m And the lights always red in the rearview D A Desperately close to a coffin of hope C# F#m I'd cheat destiny just to be near you D C#/F F#m...

this child (Blog entry)

once   when the child was new   and hope was young    and so easily injured   to survive   it chose a deeper sleep   a lifetime later   the child awakens   to the memory of dreams, possibilities   what will...

The tale of the missing mouse (Blog entry)

Once upon a time, a humble woodworker was given a shiny new computer with a very magical mouse.   Now this mouse was magical in many ways. It had no buttons or cables, just like a living mouse. When the simple woodworker used it, all he had to do was move his rough and clumsy fingers...

Washing dishes (Blog entry)

After several decades on Earth I know a thing or two about washing dishes. I've done it at home. I've done it for a living. I did it in the military. I've kicked them out of the way until they started kicking back. I've tossed them out windows onto smelly mounds that only the...

Enemies (Blog entry)

Desperately seeking enemies,   we find only unrecognized reflections   of ourselves.     Another battle won,   in a war long lost.     Undeterred,   we advance   to the next front   in search of meaning....

Sixth Avenue Heartache (Song)

Capo: 1st fret Intro: E, B, F#m, A, (X2) Verse I: Sirens [E] ring, shots rang [B] out, A stranger [F#m] cries,... screams out [A] loud, I had my [E] world,... strapped against my [B] back, I held my [F#m] hands,... never knew [A] how to act, chorus: Well the [E] same black...

Program Calendar (Page)

With God On Our Side (Song)

Oh my name it is nothin' My age it means less The country I come from Is called the Midwest I's taught and brought up there The laws to abide And the land that I live in Has God on its side. Oh the history books tell it They tell it so well The cavalries charged The Indians fell...

PHP Coding Standards (Page)

Who needs coding standards? Standards are boring. They take away our individual freedom. They are uncool. And they make all the differencde when groups of programmers are trying to coordinate their work and achieve maximum productivity. PHP's humble beginings as a simple tagging language...

How to setup a Mac to start automatically (Page)

This setting is buried too deep within System Preferences to remember, so here are the directions for those like me who spend too much time hunting for a 'smarter' way. Open System Preferences Choose Energy Saver Select the Schedule button Choose the days of the week and time...

Internet Development (Page)

Ron has been developing Internet applications, websites and related projects since 1995. Ron recommends *NIX, GNU GPL, CLI, and Drupal. Ron can be contacted here, or CommunityGrove, or LiliO.

Professional Development (Book page)

Introduction This book can be used to jump start discussions aimed at creating a professional development program at a Waldorf-inspired charter school.

Evaluations (Book page)

Evaluation and Placement Committee: Process and Procedures Mission Statement: The Evaluation and Placement Committee (EPC) is an administrative committee that holds as its primary role the responsibilities of: Acquiring, maintaining, and updating evaluation information Recommending...

SGM 08 Finish (1 of 3) (Book page)

SGM 07 Fretboard (2 of 5) (Book page)

SGM 07 Fretboard (3 of 5) (Book page)

SGM 07 Fretboard (5 of 5) (Book page)

SGM 05 Back (3 of 3) (Book page)

SGM 05 Back (2 of 3) (Book page)

SGM 05 Back (1 of 3) (Book page)

SGM 03 Soundboard (6 of 6) (Book page)

SGM 03 Soundboard (2 of 6) (Book page)

SGM 04 Sides (2 of 4) (Book page)

SGM 04 Sides (4 of 4) (Book page)

SGM 04 Sides (3 of 4) (Book page)

SGM 04 Sides (1 of 4) (Book page)

SGM 03 Soundboard (5 of 6) (Book page)

SGM 07 Fretboard (1 of 5) (Book page)

SGM 02 Neck (2 of 4) (Book page)

SGM 02 Neck (3 of 4) (Book page)

SGM 01 Materials (Book page)

SGM 02 Neck (1 of 4) (Book page)

Making milk paint (Book page)

Pioneer recipes for milk paint had two things in common, Milk and lime. When combined they form a  natural binding agent that is, in some ways, unmatched by today's modern coatings. Color can be added with any natural substance ( rust, berries etc.) or water soluble dye. The classic red barns...

Tuning a guitar (Book page)

Tune the high E string to the fifth fret harmonic of the low E string.      ~5 x x x x 0   Tune the G string second fret (E) to the 12th fret harmonic of the low E string.      ~12 x x 2 x x   Tune B string third fret (G...

Wealth and Finance (Book page)

Phonecians and the alphabet The invention of money Calculating risk and reward Gambling Investing, insurance Double-entry bookkeeping The banking system Checking and savings accounts Mortgages and credit cards Stocks, bonds, derivatives, speculation Secrets of the wealthy Micro and macro economics...

Example Math Blocks (Book page)

Public school textbook based instruction tends to be reductionist and task-oriented. Because public school testbooks are designed to meet the requirements of state standards, they tend to focus on specific facts and skills rather than the big picture. Such textbooks often contain task-orented...

STAR Testing (Book page)

Skills review Mathematical literacy Test-taking strategies   "Not all that can be measured matters and not all that matters can be measured."    - Einstein

Energy and Light (Book page)

The nature of reality? What is light? The electro-magnetic spectrum Opposites and compliments Rainbows, refraction, color spectrum, etc. The theories of Newton, Einstein, and Bohrs